Eaglecrest's Porcupine Chair to re-open

Eaglecrest Ski Area will re-open the Porcupine chairlift on Saturday, Feb. 14. The to make enough snow to re-open the Porcupine Area!" Along with the opening of Porcupine, Eaglecrest will restart the Wee Ski and...
Porcupine Lift opens Saturday at Eaglecrest Ski Area

Eaglecrest ski season is almost here.Eaglecrest general manager Matt Lillard posted on Facebook Monday that the Porcupine Lift will open Saturday, about a week after Juneau received its first snowfall of the season. "Details on trails and park...
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Eaglecrest to host 'Porcupine Extravaganza'

To celebrate the new Porcupine Lodge at Eaglecrest Ski Area, the Porcupine Extravaganza will be held beginning at 11 a.m...obstacle courses on Muskeg and Dolly Varden and a Porcupine Scavenger Hunt with prizes including t-shirts...
Mating season for porcupines is now

...and in their urine. Porcupines spend much of their...come-hither signal. A female porcupine is in estrus just once...window, but clearly porcupines find each other. When...I've since heard porcupines yelp, squeal, bleat...After reading Roze's porcupine book, it seems apparent...
The porcupine's winter in slow-motion

...after the porcupines she watched...perches. Winter porcupine behavior...winter made porcupines more intriguing to her. The porcupine doesn't...presented these porcupine insights during...Alaska porcupines are almost...
Photo: Business donates to Porcupine chairlift

Ron Plantz, Human Resources and Community Relations manager for Hecla Greens Creek Mining Co., presents a $5,000 check for the Eaglecrest Porcupine Chairlift to Jim Calvin, chairman of the Eaglecrest Foundation, and Bill Corbus, chairman of the Porcupine Campaign.
Eaglecrest to open Porcupine Chairlift on Saturday

JUNEAU - Eaglecrest Ski Area will open the Porcupine Chairlift for the 2012-13 Season from 9 a.m. to 3 p...snow making system to create adequate snow depths in the Porcupine area to open on schedule. I'm very proud of our team for...
Questions for a porcupine shopper, author

"Shopping for Porcupine," the new book by Seth Kantner, provides an intimate go about obtaining it - is a recurring theme in "Shopping for Porcupine." What is your favorite wild food in Western Alaska? A: I brought...
On the Trails: Porcupines: I'm stuck on you

A young porcupine trundled up the trail ahead of us, one day in late September, before...ground to copulate.Copulation is tricky for prickly animals, but porcupines have it figured out. The female flattens her quills, arches up...
Photos: First day at Eaglecrest

...the Muskeg run during sunrise at Eaglecrest on Friday. Eaglecrest will open for the season on Saturday, December 6. The Porcupine Chair will operate from 9am to 3pm. A small terrain park feature will be set up. The Hooter, Ptarmigan, & Black Bear Chairs...


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