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Discover Eaglecrest Day highlights ski hill history through new auction

...Southeast will also be offering activities and information.The event will also be a good venue to start kids out with seasonal skiing programs, Lillard said. Events start at 10:30 a.m. and finish at 3:30 p.m. To reserve a spot on the zipline, call...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/discover-eaglecrest-day-highlights-s
Outdoors
Robert LaClair Stevenson

...whether it was fishing on their boat the M/V Ranger, picnics at Auke Rec, hunting at the family cabin in Tenakee Springs, skiing Eaglecrest in the winter, or joining holiday gatherings. These family gatherings would find Bob teaching his grandsons how...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172482258
Summer Hikes: Part I

...person is to get outside and do something active every day, rain or shine. At first I had this crazy idea that I would be skiing, climbing mountains and hiking ridges for hours every day. I was hammering each day like it was my "day off", trying to...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-24/summer-hikes-part-i
A Real Juneau Hiker

...was high and we were excited about seeing a little bit of new territory. Pretty amazing that after over 42 years of hiking, skiing, and climbing in the area we can still find new places to explore.We picked the one day the weather forecast predicted it...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-09-05/real-juneau-hiker
Parents sue company after son's avalanche death

...The parents of a 26-year-old snowboarder who died after an Alaska avalanche have filed a federal lawsuit against a heli-skiing company, alleging it failed to assess the danger in the area.Nickolay Dobov of Truckee, California, died after the March...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/parents-sue-company-after-sons-avalanch
State
First downhill mountain bike trail planned in Juneau

...riders will be able to do so intentionally via some of the trail's features."It kind of gives a similar feeling to powder skiing in the winter," Kreinheder said. "It's a summer version of that, on a mountain bike. That's the proposal."The Freewheelers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/first-downhill-mountain-bike-trail-p
Outdoors
Nicole Denise Richert

...adventures, growing up in North Douglas next door to the Meketa family, going fishing, camping, to horse back riding camps, skiing, and dirt bike riding. Occasionally she would escape from home on her big wheel, speeding down the highway with her superman...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172267745
Valdez man dies of heart attack while skiing

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say a 49-year-old Valdez man has died after suffering a heart attack while skiing at Alyeska Ski Resort.Troopers say they were notified shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday that medics were performing CPR on Thomas...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/valdez-man-dies-heart-attack-while-skii
State
Alaska Sports Briefs

...hockey) and Eric Strabel (cross country/skiing) will be inducted into the Seawolf Hall...Tobias Schwoerer, cross country/Nordic skiing, 2000-03.2012 Charlie Bruns, men's...1976- / Zuzana Razusova, women's skiing, 1995-98 / Ryan Williams, men's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-01/alaska-sports-briefs
Sports
Slack tide: The Unbearable Lightness of Skiing

...way. Naturally, my thoughts turn to skiing - specifically, that I still don't know...last weekend, I finally did it. I went skiing, thus breaking my proverbial cherry...date. Eventually, the subject turned to skiing. While from the way they made it sound...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-10-14/slack-tide-unbearable-lightness-ski
Neighbors

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