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Tourists lost on West Glacier Trail picked up by boat

...California who got lost hiking the West Glacier Trail near the Mendenhall Glacier...hikers go off the maintained West Glacier Trail to access the Mendenhall Glacier...are 10 to 12 searches off the West Glacier Trail every year. So far this year...
Two tourists rescued early Sunday morning on West Glacier Trail

...early Sunday morning after they became lost near West Glacier Trail in the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area.Prao...average of 10-12 hikers per year are rescued from the West Glacier Trail system, and 75 percent have been injured before...
Police & Fire for Sunday, Aug. 15, 2015

...and rescue? At 4:49 p.m. Thursday, Alaska State Troopers were notified that two young hikers were lost on West Glacier Trail. Investigation revealed the juveniles were disoriented and unable to locate the trail. A U.S. Forest Service...
Lost hikers signal searchers with headlamp

Two Juneau residents hiking West Glacier Trail on Thursday didn't expect...reported search and rescue on West Glacier Trail so far this year. The U.S...searches on average annually.The West Glacier Trail is often used to access the...
West Glacier Trail improvements slate safety as a priority

...jackhammers, crews continued work this week on the West Glacier Trail, which offers users unique vistas of the Mendenhall...encourage users to explore the full length of the West Glacier Trail, instead of peeling off to follow the unofficial...
Two rescued off West Glacier Trail

...Rescue and Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search found two hikers from Florida who got lost hiking the West Glacier Trail on Saturday night.Alaska State Troopers, who coordinated the search, said the hikers became lost while returning...
Race the West Glacier Trail on Saturday

A 7.5 kilometer race is planned on the West Glacier Trail beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12. According to Riley Moser, the start will be at the trailhead. The public is welcome to attend and there is no cost to participate.
Five UAS students rescued on West Glacier Trail

...five students from the University of Alaska Southeast were rescued on Sunday morning after getting lost hiking the West Glacier Trail.The students were hiking down from the Mendenhall Glacier ice caves, went off trail in the dark and became lost...
Fla. woman rescued on West Glacier Trail Tuesday

...helicopter.Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said in a phone interview that CCFR was dispatched to West Glacier Trail at about 2:15 p.m.An Alaska State Trooper was already there with a jet skiff and took the first responders...
Troopers and volunteers rescue lost hikers on West Glacier Trail, Mount McGinnis

...juvenile hikers, all of whom were from Juneau, at 8:10 p.m. An investigation found that the group had hiked the West Glacier Trail out to the Mendenhall Glacier, and became lost on the way back. They called for help on their cell phone.Members...


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