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Photo: Foggy formation

Fog forms over Mendenhall Lake as Nugget Falls flows from recent rainfall on Tuesday.
One last summer road trip for Troop 6

...The scouts prepared for their adventure with numerous Juneau day hikes that included Thunder Mountain High School to Nugget Falls and back, Chapel by the Lake to John Muir and back, Treadwell Ditch from Dan Moller to Eagle Crest, Gastineau...
Juneau's Hidden History: East Glacier Trail

...Juneau in the late 1980-90s, we hiked the East Glacier Trail, and had a magnificent view of the Mendenhall from above Nugget Falls. Here we are in 2015, and from the same spot you can just see a tiny bit of ice from the same viewpoint. It really...
On the Trails: Strolling in the March sunshine

...their eyelids (mind you, that is quite fine, too!).One gloriously sunny morning I strolled with a friend out to Nugget Falls on a blissfully ice-free trail. Two mountain goats were visible on the ledges on the far side of the falls, and we...
No sign of person who shouted for help at glacier

...East Glacier Trail is a popular, well-maintained hiking and biking route that leads to the Mendenhall Glacier and Nugget Falls waterfall. It's easily accessible from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The mountains that surround the glacier...
On the Trails: As winter falls away, bears, hooters, mountain goats appear again

...shoots of skunk cabbage to emerge from the muck were eagerly cropped by deer.Mountain goats are back on the ledges near Nugget Falls. Beavers never really quit working this "winter" but got busy every time the temperatures rose and the ice weakened...
Empire Editorial: Sometimes, more is better

...connected to it. Take the custom walkway, for instance, which stands up to hundreds of people daily on their way to Nugget Falls. We'd wager people would be less likely to deface it if they knew more about it. More education will help share...
Police and Fire dispatches for July 14, 2015

...responded to 16 EMS calls, including a car accident with injuries on Glacier Highway, a call for an injured person on Nugget Falls Trail, a patient who required transportation from a cruise ship to BRH, two patients who declined transport to the hospital...
Where there's ice, there's (not so much) snow

...stay away from Nugget Creek. "People break through almost every year," Scholten said. Last year, a rockslide near Nugget Falls sent a ripple across the surface for quite a distance, breaking ice along the way.Officials with the city and with...
Ladders for ice rescues, not climbing

...bright red wooden ladder beneath Nugget Falls on Sunday. Lamm and a coworker...Forest Service keeps one ladder by Nugget Falls near the face of the kept at the pavilion and the Nugget Falls position.The ladders have been...


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