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Things to know for summer hiking at Eaglecrest

Posted: June 21, 2013 - 12:02am

Now that the snow is turning to runnoff, the hiking trails and access road at Eaglecrest Ski Area are beginning to clear, according to a note in this month’s ski area newsletter.

There are, however, a few things officials at the ski hill would like to share with users for a safe and enjoyable experience:

• The Service Road to the top of the mountain is open to allows access for bikers and hikers.

• Lower Loop Nordic Trails are also open and allows access to the historic Treadwell Ditch trail.

• There are four picnic tables available for public use near the main entrance of the day lodge. Trash receptacles and a portable restroom, equipped with hand sanitizer, are serviced regularly.

• Eaglecrest staff will be updating the Summer Hiking Information page weekly with trail and mountain conditions at skijuneau.com.

• Please be aware of other tours running in the vicinity, such as those from Alaska Zipline Adventures and Cycle Alaska.

• Please no glass containers on the mountain.

For more information about summer events at Eaglecrest, go online to http://skijuneau.com.

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