Juneau Area Mountains

Page Type Page Type: Area/Range
Location Lat/Lon: 58.30141°N / 134.42062°W
Activities Activities: Hiking, Mountaineering, Trad Climbing, Ice Climbing, Mixed, Scrambling, Skiing
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Overview

The Alaska Coast Range is huge, so I made this page to organize all of the Juneau area peaks in one place. I'll define the Juneau Area to be approximately from the Taku Inlet up the coast to the the Gilkey Trench and across the icefield to the Canadian border, along with Douglas Island, Northern Admiralty Island, and the Southern Chilkat range.

Nugget Creek Basin

Nugget Creek Basin

 

 

The following is by no means a complete list, but represents the most popular and/or accessible peaks in the area (*unofficial name):

Trail To The Top

Mt. Ben Stewart, Berners Peak, Grandchild Peaks, Heintzlman Ridge
Mendenhall Glacier

View From Mt. Bullard

Semi-Technical

Mt. Stroller White, Mt. Wrather, Nugget Mountain, Dean Mountain, Snowdrift peak, Emperor Peak,Grandchild Spire*, Spencer Peak,  Princess Peak, Cathedral Peak, Little Matterhorn, Rhino Peak
Rhino Peak

Rhino Peak

Technical

Split Thumb, Mendenhall Towers, Mt. Earnest Gruening ,Nugget Towers, Eagle Peak, Taku Towers, Snow Towers, Horn Spire, The Tusk, Devil's Paw, Michael's Sword
Mendenhall Towers North Face

Mendenhall Towers North Face

Camping

You can camp pretty much anywhere. It's mostly national forest, you only really need to worry about private property if your close to sea level.

Nugget Towers South Face

Nugget Towers South Face

Red Tape

None, unless your route crosses the Canadian border.




Children

Children

Children refers to the set of objects that logically fall under a given object. For example, the Aconcagua mountain page is a child of the 'Aconcagua Group' and the 'Seven Summits.' The Aconcagua mountain itself has many routes, photos, and trip reports as children.

Parents 

Parents

Parents refers to a larger category under which an object falls. For example, theAconcagua mountain page has the 'Aconcagua Group' and the 'Seven Summits' asparents and is a parent itself to many routes, photos, and Trip Reports.

 
Related 

Friends

Related objects are relevant to each other in some way, but they don't form a parent/child relationship. Also, they don't necessarily share the same parent.