Nugget Falls sits to the right of Mendenhall Glacier and actually flows from another nearby glacier known as Nugget Glacier in Alaska.Read More
On the way to Eaglecrest, 12 miles from Juneau, Alaska, motorist pass this house of skis on Douglas Island. Eaglecrest is a 1,540 foot vertical mountain that is a popular area for skiers far and wide.Read More
This is Gold Mine Creek… In 1880, Joe Juneau and Richard Harris found large pieces of quartz mixed with gold in this very same waterway. Juneau later created the Treadwell Mine which became the largest gold mine in the world.Read More
The mountains in Alaska jut from the earth sharply and are kissed by the crisp cold air as the warmer air below makes its way up. Snow from the top then mixes with the warmer air on its trickle down and creates even more fog, preventing you from seeing the peeks.
Naturalist and father of our National Parks once stated, John Muir stated, “The mountains are calling and I must go.” No truer words were spoken as he was considered a “Wilderness Prophet,” which was his nickname. Muir was one of the true explorers of Alaska in search of beauty, which he became engulfed in.