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Juneau's Hidden History: "Three Dam Hikes"

...tall and is 95 feet long.The Nugget Creek Dam is located up the East Glacier...near the Mendenhall Glacier. The Nugget Creek Dam was built in 1912-1914 using...point where it intersects with the Nugget Creek Trail. At that intersection and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-15/juneaus-hidden-history-three-dam-hikes
Art
Juneau's Hidden History: East Glacier Trail

...will see the foundation of the Nugget Creek Power Plant.We explored the area...takes you up that last climb to Nugget Creek. At the bottom of the stairs to...connect to the dam that sits on Nugget Creek. A huge old pump sits beside the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/juneaus-hidden-history-east-glacier-trail
Outdoors
Where there's ice, there's (not so much) snow

...also recommends staying away from rock faces, which absorb heat, and inflows and outflows. Especially stay away from Nugget Creek. "People break through almost every year," Scholten said. Last year, a rockslide near Nugget Falls sent a ripple...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-09/where-theres-ice-theres-not-so-much-
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: Dogs of our lives

...hour later we popped out onto East Glacier Trail, right before the long series of stairs that leads to the cutoff for Nugget Creek Trail. By the end of the hike, MC, with her nefarious ways, had tricked Pancho into liking her more. She threw...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-10/beaten-path-dogs-our-lives
Outdoors
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...been hiking East Glacier Trail and Nugget Creek Trail, which begin behind the...Heintzelman Ridge that feeds into Nugget Creek and Nugget Falls, the gushing...mountain in elevation in the upper Nugget Creek valley, based on the vantage point...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/text-message-helps-searchers-locate-los
Local
USFS: Use caution when visiting Mendenhall Lake, Glacier

...watch for waves from calving and be aware of water conditions if on the Nugget Falls Trail. Mendenhall Campground and Nugget Creek Trail may be closed if officials determine the water is rising to a critical level."The U.S. Forest Service...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-27/usfs-use-caution-when-visiting-mendenha
Local
Late-night search for missing hiker resolves with a phone call

...a.m. this morning and said he got lost hiking the Nugget Creek trail and ended up waiting for daylight to make his...searched for him Wednesday night on East Glacier Trail and Nugget Creek Trail and again Thursday morning before the man made...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/late-night-search-missing-hiker-resolve
Local
Runners' Corner: Juneau is full of ideal places to run

...ponds. Ambitious runners can continue to run on the four-mile, hilly East Glacier Loop Trail and even farther on the Nugget Creek Trail for another 51 2 miles. Returning to the East Glacier Trail, the viewpoint overlooking the Mendenhall Glacier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053106/spo_20060531032.shtml
Sports
A wealth of Waterfalls

...history of Juneau mining. A century ago miners tapped Nugget Creek above the falls for hydroelectricty and built a wooden...Stone, the mining expert. When miners tapped nearby Nugget Creek for hydroelectricity, they delivered the water through...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070801/Ins_Waterfals.shtml
Inside
Alaska Digest

...woman hiked up Heintzleman Ridge Saturday for an overnight camping trip and were scheduled to return the next day via Nugget Creek, said Bruce Bowler of SEADOGS, Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Searches. They still hadn't returned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080905/sta_20050809011.shtml
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