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Off the Beaten Path: In defense of slogging

...across Jordan Creek and followed a snowed-in trail up a steep hillside to a bench covered with blown down trees. Old mountain goat tracks followed the route for a short while before turning toward a cliff. At the top of the next steep section...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-17/beaten-path-defense-slogging
Outdoors
78-year-old sets age record summiting Mount McKinley

...got fitter and fitter, where I could do six-, then eight-hour days," he said.Choate, who calls himself an "old mountain goat," said weather delayed reaching the summit, including a freak electrical storm 700 feet from the top. His climbing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-11/78-year-old-sets-age-record-summiting-m
State
15 hours of hiking and no trail in sight

...mission began about 3 p.m. As night came on Monday, Cameron built a signal fire at the 2,800-foot elevation of Olds Mountain, about 4.5 miles from downtown. The fire quickly brought a helicopter to the rescue. Cameron downplayed an earlier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081501/Loc_hiker.shtml
Local
Among the porters of Mount Kilimanjaro

...each other with enthusiastic high fives, but he still won't come past the barrier of the front gate. I hand him my old mountain boots as a gift before I go, he smiles and gives me another high five. We talked about good times on the mountain...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020411/out_780512023.shtml
Outdoors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...local projects in his budget did not survive in the Senate. The largest is $3.9 million to renovate the 22-year-old Mountain View Apartments, a downtown senior housing complex operated by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. AHFC got about 80...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051199/Loc_capital.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...will go along with the changes before the Legislature adjourns tonight. Nearly $4 million to renovate the 22-year-old Mountain View Apartments, $10 million for a road and ferry terminal at Cascade Point, and $800,000 for a student recreation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051999/Loc_capital.shtml
Some trails began in mining days

...after a short climb, offers a breathtaking view back over the first of the two basins. In the background, one sees Olds Mountain, a 4,453-foot peak named after John Olds in 1902 and now called Mount Olds by most people. Olds was a pioneer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012603/out_trails.shtml
Outdoors
Word of mouth

...the gun and placement down a bit, then two weeks and a lot of state money later, voila - when you shoot at the same old mountain you can't hear a thing. Amazing. And God createth the heavens and the earth in six days. And on the seventh he...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030500/Ope_word.html
Opinion
Budget brings repairs, job worries

...sees good news for Juneau in the capital projects budget. It includes: $3.9 million to renovate the 22-year-old Mountain View Apartments. Authorization for $10 million for a road to Cascade Point and a ferry terminal there. The project...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052799/Loc_seniorcenter.html
Local
Half man, half mountain goat

...the ridgeline toward the base of Olds Mountain before the runners followed Granite...both added a detour to the top of Olds Mountain so they could stash some food...Vesper Peak, Observation Peak, Olds Mountain, Clark Peak, Sheep Mountain...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070300/Spo_ridgerun.html
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