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Lance Mackey wins Sheep Mountain race for 3rd time

...victory in five runnings of the Sheep Mountain 150. The Fairbanks musher and...the only one to arrive at the Sheep Mountain Lodge on Sunday in under 25 hours...first place. He also won the Sheep Mountain 150 in 2004 and 2006. He's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122110/reg_759613348.shtml
Regional News
Downtown and Douglas get gusty

...which direction and at what rate the pressure changes the most rapidly around a particular location.A sensor at Sheep Mountain recorded wind gusts of 110 mph; Steffen said they don't expect gusts that strong in town, but that information...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-05/downtown-and-douglas-get-gusty
Local
This winter, a normal snowfall is abnormal

...strong northerly winds ripped across the northern panhandle. On Thursday, a wind gust of 140 mph was recorded on Sheep Mountain. On Friday, a gust of 114 mph was measured at Eldred Rock. "I think we were looking at archives, and we had never...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-09/winter-normal-snowfall-abnormal
Local
Two Rivers woman wins sled-dog race

...Rivers has won the first distance sled-dog race of the season, taking the honors at the Sheep Mountain 150. Hendricks arrived at the Sheep Mountain Lodge at Mile 113 of the Glenn Highway at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Allen Moore of Two Rivers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121608/reg_368241204.shtml
A solo hiking traverse of Mt. Gastineau-Roberts-Sheep

...decision. The hiking traverse starting from the Mt. Roberts trail head and up to Gastineau Peak, Mt. Roberts, Sheep Mountain, then out Sheep Creek valley trail was on my mind as I hadn't done it in a few years. Scott and I had just hiked...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2012-07-25/solo-hiking-traverse-
Pure Sole: Random gravity check

...A cornice halfway between Clark Peak and us chose that moment to hold its own gravity check and giddily leapt down Sheep Mountain.Signs of multiple slides already firmly decorated the slope of Icy Gulch. The climbing sun, paying jobs and the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-17/random-gravity-check
Sports
Search teams, friends look for woman on Mount Roberts

...Buis was supposed to meet up with the Alpine Club at 9 a.m. Saturday morning to hike Hawthorne Peak, south of Sheep Mountain.But the 48-year-old physical therapist never showed up, her friends say. Buis was eventually reported missing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-26/search-teams-friends-look-woman-mount-r
Local
Sliding into Summer

...covered with snow, the top of Sheep Mountain looks like a scoop of creamy vanilla...up last weekend for the annual Sheep Mountain helicopter trip organized by Glude...This was my fifth heli-trip up Sheep Mountain. My daughter Haley went with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061806/out_20060618001.shtml
Outdoors
Blackerby Ridge and Cairn Peak

...5,700' traverse I had just done two days earlier with another friend over Mt. Gastineau, Mt. Roberts, and Sheep Mountain. I don't have the boundless energy of a twenty-something anymore, and my poor old legs need a break now and...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2013-06-27/blackerby-ridge-and-c
Sled dog race debuts in Interior

...signed up for the debut of the Sheep Mountain 150 sled dog race. "I think...race, which will start at the Sheep Mountain Lodge on the Glenn Highway between...200 and the Tustumena 200. The Sheep Mountain 150 is scheduled to start at the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120504/out_20041205003.shtml
Outdoors

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