Peterson Lake Cabin is pictured in December. The winter of 2014-15 is not one that has yet brought large amounts of snowfall to Southeast Alaska, but even so, winter outings require attention in areas summer outings do not.
Ed Grossman, the U.S. Forest Service recreation program manager on the Tongass National Forest, has been "blizzarded in" not once, but twice while staying at the Peterson Lake Cabin.
"It went from nothing, to a weekend dump," he said.
It’s been a hybrid-beast of a winter, the sort in which the Eeyore bray (Southeast’s soggy equivalent of a siren song) makes you want to retreat to a cave and lose yourself in a vicious cycle of Netflix, frozen coffee creamer and self-...
Augustine Volcano sits alone, a 4,000-foot pyramid on its own island in Cook Inlet. Like many volcanoes, it has a tendency to become top heavy. When gravity acts on Augustine's oversteepened dome, rockslides spill into the ocean.
JUNEAU - The U.S. Forest Service has revised the reservation and payment process for Auk Village and Mendenhall Lake Campgrounds, according to a release this week.
In 2015, all campsites need to be reserved and paid for through the...