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CCFR Special Teams captain retires

...a bit."In the past three years, the Special Teams most frequent emergencies is rescuing lost or stuck hikers on West Glacier Trail, which leads to the increasingly popular Mendenhall Glacier ice caves. The last portion of the trail is not...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-04/ccfr-special-teams-captain-retires
Local
Two rescued off West Glacier Trail

...Mountain 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-25/two-rescued-west-glacier-trail
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...year. Juneau has reached the halfway mark for its tourism season, and also the halfway mark for rescues in the area (West Glacier Trail area averages 10-12 rescues per year). The unlucky adventure seekers so far have sustained minimal injuries...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-30/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Flood waters receding

...Drive to Killewich Avenue along Riverside Drive. The Forest Service, meanwhile, closed the Mendenhall Campground and West Glacier Road, cutting off access to the lake. Brotherhood Bridge was also closed.Meteorologist Swanson said Friday that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-11/flood-waters-receding
Local
Jökulhlaup forces flood closures around town

...was about a third full.The Forest Service will close West Glacier Road today, cutting off access to the lake from both...campground, Skater's Cabin, the launch areas and West Glacier Trail will also be closed.The National Weather Service...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-10/j%C3%B6kulhlaup-forces-flood-closures-a
Local
Jökulhlaup forces flood closures

...was about a third full.The Forest Service will close West Glacier Road today, cutting off access to the lake from both...campground, Skater's Cabin, the launch areas and West Glacier Trail will also be closed.The National Weather Service...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-11/streets-may-be-affected
Local
Youth run to new heights

...my school and then we end up meeting up and running together so I get running buddies from the camp."Friday was a West Glacier Trail jog and walk to the Mendenhall Glacier ice caves overlook.Evenings included campfire chats and singing, a movie...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-01/youth-run-new-heights
Sports
Glacier rescue makes six this summer

...of the glacier and hike East and West Glacier Trails. Three of those rescues...responded to injured hikers on the West Glacier Trail on May 24 and June 2. On...Mountain Rescue.According to West Glacier Trail's page on the Forest Service...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-29/glacier-rescue-makes-six-summer
Local
JMR finds lost hiker on West Glacier

A 22-year-old woman from Kansas City got lost on the West Glacier Trail near the Mendenhall Glacier Friday night was found by Juneau Mountain Rescue members, according to Alaska State Troopers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-04/jms-finds-lost-hiker-west-glacier
Local
Police & Fire for Wednesday, June 4, 2014

...woman on Franklin Street, and she was taken to BRH.? At 5:23 p.m. Monday, CCFR responded to an EMS call on West Glacier Trail. Advanced life support care was given to a man, and he was taken to BRH.? At 6:46 p.m. Monday, advanced...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-04/police-fire-wednesday-june-4-2014
Local

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