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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
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
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-
Photo: Mother Nature flouts city ordinance

A pair of hikers crosses a muskeg meadow along the Mount Jumbo Trail on Monday as Sheep Mountain looms in the haze across hidden Gastineau Channel. Scoffing at Juneau's move toward a smoke-free atmosphere, Mother Nature...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071404/nei_ordinance.shtml
Neighbors
State's airport policy could kill federal funding

...to state officials, no maintenance will be provided at Kasilof, Ninilchik, Quartz Creek, Lawing, Goose Bay, Sheep Mountain, Clear, Chistochina, Circle Hot Springs, Wiseman, Dahl Creek, Summit, Boundary, Livengood, Salmon Lake...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080802/sta_sirports.shtml
News
Paragliding can be a high-altitude experience

...weather as I can. There is a good Internet site that gives winds aloft, including a ground station on the top of Sheep Mountain. This information and the immediate forecast are enough to decide whether to hike to launch, but the decision to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081102/out_paraglide.shtml
Outdoors
Hikers still walk the trail to the tram and beyond

...which requires a descent before a final climb up talus slopes to the summit. A loop from the Mount Roberts Trail over Sheep Mountain and down the Sheep Creek Trail (or the reverse) is a terrific all-day adventure for experienced backcountry travelers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090102/out_ontrails.shtml
Outdoors
Alaska Briefs

...southwest of Glennallen. A Cessna 206 piloted by Glyn Bindon, 66, of Homer crashed Tuesday between Gunsight and Sheep mountains, Alaska State Troopers said. Bindon and two passengers on board, Mark Duvall, 47, and his wife, Tammy Duvall...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090403/sta_briefs.shtml
News
From supple powder to raging slide

...be directly tied to how much moisture is accumulating. Mattice builds his forecasts from data on Mount Roberts, Sheep Mountain and the summit of Eaglecrest, as well as information gleaned from the Juneau Airport Weather System. "They're...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021811/out_787191617.shtml
Outdoors
Windy Wednesday forecast for Juneau

...runs through the evening. The highest measured gust from the weekend was 150 mph at an elevation of 3,540 feet at Sheep Mountain south of Juneau. The highest gust at sea level was 103 mph at Cape Spencer in Cross Sound.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030111/reg_792682871.shtml
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