Category Archives: Steep Trail

Thunder Mountain Summit 6/14/15

“I’m not going to say ‘I’m sorry’ anymore for being slow, but I will say ‘thank you’ for letting me go my own pace”. There are some mountains in Juneau that are good ole standby peaks: Mt Juneau, Jumbo, Eaglecrest…. … Continue reading

Posted in Forest Trail, Lake, Muskeges, Ridge Line, Steep Trail, Summit

Dan Moller Cabin to Eaglecrest Bush Bashing Expedition 5/25/15

“I know exactly where we are, we just aren’t exactly where I want us to be.” There are hikes that you plan in your mind for years; as you sit on one mountain, you look longingly at another possibility and … Continue reading

Posted in Boardwalk, Cabin, Dog Poo Bags Provided, Drop-offs, Forest Trail, Game Trail, Maintenance Road, Meadows, Muskeges, Out House, Ridge Line, Steep Trail, Summit, Valley

Sheep Creek Trail, Failed Attempt for Camp 6 on Sheep Mountain 4/25/15

As the sun shines and the snow sneaks up the mountain, it’s time to hit up the mountain trails and see what the snow pack is up to! Sheep Creek trail is a very pretty trial to hike. The first … Continue reading

Posted in Drop-offs, Forest Trail, Meadows, Ridge Line, River, Steep Trail, Summit, Valley

Sheep Creek Trail 7/1/2031

Trail was a river. Literally. No snow. It would have been washed away. It was raining too hard for bugs. No bear sign, they were staying out of the rain. And no bear eyeshine at 2am either. Well, this hike … Continue reading

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Ptarmigan Lift Eaglecrest Hike 6/27/13

Gravel road was dry. No snow conditions. A few bugs, but kept moving. No bear sign. Saw a fox and heard a Marmot. MapMyHike time and trail info for this hike Eagle Crest information page The last time I was … Continue reading

Posted in Maintenance Road, Meadows, Muskeges, Out House, Steep Trail, Summit, Trash Can | Tagged | 1 Comment

Dan Moller Cabin Hike 6/24/2013

Dry ground conditions. Clear of snow. No bugs. No bear sign. MapMyHike time and trail info for this hike Dan Moller Cabin information page The muskeg pods are almost a solid liquid, which is odd for us living in a … Continue reading

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