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Portion of Steep Creek trail sees annual closure

...salmon swimming in droves through Steep Creek as the season nears its peak...Service has closed the backside of Steep Creek trail.The closure occurs annually...between Moraine Ecology Trail and Steep Creek trail, though access from trailheads...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-22/steep-creek-trail-portion-closed
Local
Salmon return, US Forest Service closes backside of Steep Creek Trail

...Spawning sockeye salmon returned to Steep Creek, near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor...several measures.The back side of Steep Creek Trail is now closed to provide...the closure area boundary along Steep Creek has been clearly marked with yellow...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/salmon-return-us-forest-service-clos
Outdoors
On the Trails: Skunk cabbage and its sex change abilities

...their genes chiefly by fathering many seeds on other, later emerging, plants that are still acting as females. At Steep Creek, the American dippers have been trying to set up a territory, as usual. Unfortunately, they may not be using their...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/trails-skunk-cabbage-and-its-sex-cha
Outdoors
Underwater salmon cam operating again

...perspective of salmon and other fish in Steep Creek, near the Mendenhall Glacier...the end of August.The fish of Steep Creek went viral in 2013 when a live...27,000 people tuned in to the Steep Creek feed, collectively watching 10...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/underwater-salmon-cam-operating-agai
Outdoors
Fee changes proposed for Mendenhall Glacier area

...agency also is considering expanding the fee area beyond the visitor center to places popular with tourists, such as the Steep Creek and Photo Point trails, the viewing pavilion and restroom facilities. Those places represent investments in infrastructure...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/fee-changes-proposed-mendenhall-glacier
State
What the rains have wrought

...Program Manager Ed Grossman, is a large boulder that slid over the Trail of Time, just uphill from the bridge over Steep Creek.The boulder slid downhill, partially over the trail, requiring most hikers to step sideways to safely maneuver between...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-30/what-rains-have-wrought
Outdoors
Public comment meeting scheduled for Mendenhall fee increase

...and season passes would rise from $10 to $15, beginning May 2016. Fee areas may also extend to the Photo Point and Steep Creek Trails, the viewing pavilion and restrooms.Children under age 16 will still enter for free, and the U.S. Forest...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-12/public-comment-meeting-scheduled-menden
Local
On the Trails: Trailside scrapbook

...ice retreated, about 15,000 years ago.Where there was lovely, fresh snow on the ground, the snowshoe hares near Steep Creek had been very busy. Their highways led hither and thither, especially among the young spruces. Out on the silt and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/trails-trailside-scrapbook
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: What is the cost of beauty?

...Proceeds won't disappear - they'll be put toward projects in and around the center. Fish habitat will be restored at Steep Creek and the center will take steps toward becoming a place for climate change education. Neary said 90 percent of earnings...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-17/empire-editorial-what-cost-beauty
Opinion
East Glacier Trail access limited due to construction

...Forest Service stated in a release Friday.The Upper Steep Creek Bridge is also out of service.According to the release...completing the final work on the Trail of Time from the Upper Steep Creek Bridge to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-04-27/east-glacier-trail-access-limited-due-c
Local | Outdoors

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