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Race cancelled? Hike a mountain

...Nick Svinicki climbed 10,000 feet on Sunday.That feat involved climbing Mt. Juneau in the morning, heading to Mt. McGinnis in the mid day and finishing with a late evening stroll up Mt. Jumbo.The three require stamina and care as they...
Singing praises in a messy world

...hypocrites, sinners and strugglers. Churches are not in the entertainment business; they cannot rival reaching the top of Mt. McGinnis on a clear day. But, they are still one of the few places where people gather and try to figure out how to love and...
Photo: Mountains and sled hills

With Mt. McGinnis as a backdrop a trio of sledders get the last runs of the evening in on a tiny hill near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center on Wednesday.
Out & About

...Details: Parks and Rec, 586-5226. Wednesday: Public Trap Shoot, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Gun Club. Saturday: Mt. McGinnis ski route exploration, 8 a.m., Montana Creek Trail trailhead. Significantly difficult. Sponsored by Juneau Alpine...
Photo: Winter dusting

Ross Mercer sweeps dirt and dust from the roof above Wee Fishie Shoppe on Saturday at the Mendenhall Mall. Mt. McGinnis, freshly dusted with snow in recent storms, is in the background. Sound off on the important issues at
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and read from his new book, "Trails of the Unseen." Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425. Saturday, March 17 Mt. McGinnis Winter Climb. Meet at 6:45 a.m. at West Glacier Trail. Details: Kim and Bob Turley, 789-7058. Final Junk...
Into Juneau's azure ice caves

A small, unseen stream tumbles down the slopes of Mt. McGinnis. As it peters out, it disappears under the icy border of the Mendenhall Glacier. The water tunnels its way underneath the glacier...
The hills of home

...The sun - amazingly - came out from behind banks of gray clouds. Two ephemeral rainbows emerged from the base of Mt. McGinnis and grew toward the glacier, and then disappeared in the same order. The sands of the beach showed signs of passage...
Did you know...?

...said, after taking her family out for a hike on West Glacier trail. On the same training hike, we also learned that Mt. McGinnis, Mt. Bullard and Thunder Mountain all began in Fiji. Fiji? Really? Now this was hard to swallow. But it turns...
Photo: Spring wonderland

Marybeth Gagnon jogs along the North Douglas Highway Monday against a backdrop of Mt. McGinnis and Mt. Stroller White.


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