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Becoming Alaskan: How I got schooled in the art of aurora-spotting

...north - with the polar bears.On this particular February 2014 evening there were no bears of any kind at the top of Ptarmigan Chair. Perched on the edge of the hill, my friends and I sat in view of the Eaglecrest Day Lodge, the flickering specks...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-15/becoming-alaskan-how-i-got-schooled
Neighbors
Hilary Lindh Scholarship winners announced

...after recently learned to ski found he "absolutely loved it." His goal is to get better so he can ski down the Ptarmigan Chair. ? Sierra Coronell is a student at Juneau Douglas High School and enjoys snowboarding but hasn't had many opportunities...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/hilary-lindh-scholarship-winners-ann
Outdoors
Hilary Lindh Scholarship winners announced

...first rate scholar with a great competitive spirit". Krishna's goal is to get better so he can ski down the Ptarmigan Chair. Sierra Coronell is a student at Juneau Douglas High School who enjoys snowboarding but hasn't had many opportunities...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/hilary-lindh-scholarship-winners-announ
Local
Celebrate the New Year off the beaten path

...and camping out at Cropley Lake. You can ski on the mountain all day, bring your overnight gear and tent on the Ptarmigan chair lift and ski down to the lake for the night. The best part could be skiing down to the lodge in the morning for a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-30/celebrate-new-year-beaten-path
Local
State Briefs

Eaglecrest opens some upper trails JUNEAU - Eaglecrest Ski Area is running its Ptarmigan chair lift, allowing access to trails down the east side of the mountain. The Hooter and Platter Pull lifts continue to operate and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010203/sta_briefs.shtml
News
State Briefs

Ice shakes Eaglecrest lift JUNEAU - A thin layer of ice on Eaglecrest's Ptarmigan chair lift's drive cable caused some shaking Sunday morning. The lift was shut down while it was checked and then ran at half-capacity...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021102/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Local Briefs

More snow at ski area JUNEAU - Eaglecrest Ski Area received 18 inches of new snow at the top of the Ptarmigan chair lift and 11 inches at the base area since Thursday morning, breaking the 100-inch snow depth plateau for the first time this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122101/Loc_briefs.shtml
Local
Northwest Digest

...Eaglecrest Ski Area will open for the 2004-2005 season at 9 a.m. today with the Platter surface lift and the Ptarmigan chair lifts operating. The area will open with early season snow conditions and limited terrain. There is minimal snow...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123104/sta_20041231005.shtml
News
Eaglecrest preps for the ski season, whenever it comes

...the snow, punching through the crusted surface on his way to check a snow-gauge pole planted near the top of the Ptarmigan chair lift. "Looks like 19 inches," said Swanson, mountain manager for Eaglecrest Ski Area. Pointing higher up the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122202/out_skiseason.shtml
Outdoors
Snow dwindles at Eaglecrest

...today and Friday. But according to ski area Manager Paul Swanson, Eaglecrest is nowhere near closing the Hooter and Ptarmigan chair lifts. "I don't think we're close to that yet," Swanson said. "The Platter is the first to go down, but...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011002/Out_eaglecrest.shtml
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