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Summer Hikes: Part I

...just climbed. Then down the narrow ridge we trekked to the Sheep Creek power line, looking for the trail to the Sheep Creek valley. As we paused at the power line cabin, Peggy asked me, "What's the plan from here?" I gazed at the brush...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-24/summer-hikes-part-i
On the Trails: Spring has sprung

...one year and produces fruits, then the next year it is likely to be male only or not flower at all.A trip into Sheep Creek valley gave us early blue violets, yellow stream violets and miner's lettuce. In the valley and on rocky coastal headlands...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/trails-spring-has-sprung
Outdoors
On the Trails: An early Autumn

...slightly less "bumper" now, after my visit ...).Flocks of robins scoured the roadsides for grubs and worms. In Sheep Creek valley, robins, varied thrushes, and whole families of fox sparrows foraged on elderberries. Near Steep Creek, dozens...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-09-20/trails-early-autumn
Outdoors
Presentation on SLAM's Baldwin Locomotive to be held Tuesday

...the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Alaska Gastineau mine in 1914. The Alaska-Gastineau mine, located in the Sheep Creek valley just south of Juneau, used them to haul ore from 13 underground levels of the mine to the processing facilities...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-07-04/presentation-slams-baldwin-locomotive-be-
Art
Winter Dreams

...I strongly suggest that you avoid the Perseverance/Granite Creek Trail area during the winter, as well as the Sheep Creek valley area, unless you are educated and properly equipped to properly assess and deal with hazardous snow conditions...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2013-01-18/winter-dreams
Hawthorne Peak

...think about the whole until I see how things are going. So my day went something like this.Stage 1 ? Hike the Sheep Creek valley trail. This is a gem of a place and anyone who lives in Juneau who hasn't spent a little time on this trail is...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2013-09-02/hawthorne-peak
My Turn: Road, Tulsequah mine development notes

...at Juneau and Juneauites a road out. To offset fears of Taku fishermen, Taylor suggests running the road up the Sheep Creek Valley, parallel to the Taku, and tunneling where necessary. It is something for Juneau residents to think about if or...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082001/opE_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
Cottonwoods color Southeast forests in vivid shades

...low on avalanche slopes, and in damp places that have been recently deglaciated. In Juneau, they are common in Sheep Creek valley, along Perseverance Trail, near the Mendenhall Glacier and along major rivers. In spring, the sticky, resinous...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090306/out_20060903004.shtml
Outdoors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Ura Nihon.'' She found records of Japanese flute music and bird songs recorded at the height of spring in Sheep Creek Valley south of Juneau. Fox sits side-stage throughout the production, surrounded by her instruments, and at one point...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021199/Ent_ura.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...constructed as part of the power line running back to Juneau where you can see the same road as it zigzags up out of Sheep Creek Valley near Thane. Had we found the Holy Grail, a road out of Juneau? Not quite. The old road only runs as far as the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072300/Ins_cabin.shtml

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