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Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...located a lost hiker stuck atop a mountain near the Mendenhall Glacier on Thursday when the 28-year-old man texted...and Nugget Creek Trail, which begin behind the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and that he got lost and was stuck...
Guiding company investigating ice caves fall

...their clients was injured on a guided tour of the Mendenhall Glacier.A woman in her 30s fell while belaying down the...this case was participating in the company's "Mendenhall Glacier Trek & Ice Climb" package, which includes trekking...
Ventures sees Alaska from difference perspective doing it," El Aton said.Their most recent video - a captivating aerial tour through the world-renowned Mendenhall Glacier ice caves - is part of a project called "Bigger than Life," and there will be more like it."It's exactly...
On thin ice?

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Nearly 150 Juneauites trekked to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center recently for a lesson in surviving falling into icy waters."It's essential to saving lives (to know how to...
Mendenhall River carves a new course

The retreating Mendenhall Glacier is creating potential hazards...temperatures, which have caused the Mendenhall Glacier to retreat and the land around...100 to 250 years ago, when the Mendenhall Glacier began its most recent retreat...
Two brown bears charge man and woman at Mendenhall Glacier

JUNEAU (AP) -- Two brown bears charged a couple who were walking along a trail at Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, just weeks after some residents downplayed the danger of grizzly bears in the area. The man and woman were walking...
Juneau says goodbye to Romeo

...Behind the Town") or Aak'wtaaksit ("the Glacier Behind the Little Lake"). The wild cry played upon the Mendenhall Glacier waters, searching for another to return its lament. And on the shores of Mendenhall Lake, at the base of the...
Taking a crack at walking on lake ice a chance of plunging into frigid glacier water. In search of bona fide expertise, I turned to the staff at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. What I learned was liberating but kind of disturbing. While park policy discourages walking on ice...
Protesters fined for illegal personal-use fishing

...Tracy Gonzalez tested restrictions against subsistence fishing by catching sockeye salmon in a Juneau pond near the Mendenhall Glacier where salmon traditionally had been harvested by Tlingit fishermen. They alerted state officials and the media...
Fiedler first musher out of Takotna

...19th last year. But he hopes to change all that this year. Fiedler spent the summer hauling tourists around the Mendenhall Glacier above Juneau with his dogs, and he came into this race with a plan. Fiedler said his team has been trained for...


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