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Photo: Raining at Nugget Falls

Virginia McNamara of St. Louis, Missouri, looks out over Mendenhall Lake after a hike out to see Nugget Falls on Wednesday. Heavy rains have swollen local lakes and rivers including a large amount at Nugget Falls.
Forest Service reopens Nugget Falls trail

The Nugget Falls trail at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center has reopened for hikers. Although the end of the trail near the falls is still...
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...
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...
Empire Editorial: What is the cost of beauty?

...there won't be any fee at all for most trails. The Nugget Falls Trail leading to the waterfall and the East and West...minor.We enjoy visiting Mendenhall Lake, glacier, Nugget Falls and the complex of trails that surround the visitor...
Fee changes proposed for Mendenhall Glacier area

...would be structured to try to limit the impact on Juneau residents. Those just interested in hiking on, say, the Nugget Falls trail or Trail of Time, which take off from the visitor center, would not have to pay the fee if they didn't want...
Pure Sole: Air drums

...Plaskett Emergency sing about "Drunk Teenagers" and "Fashionable People" and then found great access up and down the Nugget Falls overlook to the Mount Juneau trailhead.The running path through the Hobbit Forest was unobstructed and ice-free...
Nugget Falls trail nears completion

The new trail at Nugget Falls has had a long journey to completion, but is almost there with a spring finish in sight. The trail has been a long-standing...
Path likely to be built to Nugget Falls

...Mendenhall Glacier that'll make it easier to reach Nugget Falls in warmer months has moved about as fast as, well...tourists to the glacier each year will kick in some money. Nugget Falls is easily accessible during the winter when Mendenhall...
Ascending apparitions of ice

Nugget Falls dumps frigid water through the thin ice...most of the rock face, ice climbing on Nugget Falls was still possible. Hikers and skiers...Gordon reflects on his recent climb up Nugget Falls as one that was hardly without its risks...


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