Information About

Sheep Mountain

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Sheep Mountain on The Map

Location

58 ° 17' 36" N,
134 ° 18' 3" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

4075 ft (1242.06 m)

Uses

Sheep Mountain in Detail.

About

3 mi. S of Olds Mtn. and 1 mi. E of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Local name reported by W. J. Peters, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and published in 1902. In the 1800's mountain goats, sometimes called sheep by the miners, frequented th is

Places Near Sheep Mountain
Areas:

Gull City,

Bars:

Cherokee Flats,

Basins:

Evergreen Bowl, Last Chance Basin, Lower Basin, Middle Basin, Silverbow Basin, Upper Basin,

Bays:

Doty Cove, Green Cove, Oliver Inlet, Sunny Cove,

Beaches:

Ready Bullion Beach,

Capes:

Arden Point, Bishop Point, Cooper Point, Cove Point, False Arden, Point Hilda, Icy Point, Norway Point, Point Salisbury, Southeast End, Tantallon Point, Tantallon Point,

Channels:

Gastineau Channel,

Cities:

Juneau,

Cliffs:

Two Echo Cliffs,

Dams:

Annex Lakes Dam, Douglas Island Reservoir Dam, Salmon Creek Dam, Switzer Creek Number 2 Dam,

Glaciers:

Dead Branch Norris Glacier, Death Valley Branch Norris Glacier, Leaking Glacier, Lemon Creek Glacier, Middle Branch Norris Glacier, Norris Glacier, Nugget Creek Glacier, Ptarmigan Glacier, Quartz Glacier, Split Thumb Icefall,

Hills:

Court House Hill, Jamestown Hill, Starr Hill, Taku Hill,

Islands:

Douglas Island, Grand Island, Juneau Island, Marmion Island,

Lakes:

Annex Lakes, Glory Lake, Loon Lakes, Oona Lake, Young Lake,

Mountains:

Amherst Peak, Annex Peak, Mount Bradley, Bulger Hill, Bullard Mountain, Cairn Peak, Clark Peak, Deadview Peak, Gastineau Peak, Glacier Grub Tower, Groundhog Hill, Guardian Mountain, Hawthorne Peak, Mount Juneau, Mount Maria, Martin Peak, Matin Peak, McDonough Peak, Middle Peak, Mineral Hill, Norris Mountain, North Nugget Spire, North Rhine Peak, Nugget Mountain, Observation Peak, Olds Mountain, Roberts Peak, Saddle Mountain, Scorpion Peak, Sheep Mountain, South Rhine Peak, Spencer Peak, Split Thumb, Table Top Mountain, Thoroughfare Mountain, Topless Peak, Mount Troy, True Summit, Vesper Peak, West Peak, West Summit, Mount Wrather,

Parks:

Oliver Inlet State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Echo Pass, Echo Pass, Igloo Pass,

Ridges:

Annex Ridge, Blackerby Ridge, Canyon Ridge, Chicken Ridge, Gold Ridge, Hawthorne Ridge, Heintzleman Ridge, The Horn, Juneau Ridge, Norris-Taku Ridge, Nugget Towers, Powerline Ridge, Ptarmigan Ridge, Salmon Creek Divide, Salmon Ridge, Sheep Creek Divide, Sol Thumb, The Thoroughfare, Twin Summit Ridge,

Rivers:

Salmon Fork,

Streams:

Annex Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Black Bear Creek, Bullion Creek, Canyon Creek, Canyon Creek, Carlson Creek, Cross Bay Creek, Dupont Creek, Eagle Creek, Fall Creek, Falls Creek, Falls Creek, Goat Creek, Gold Creek, Gold Fork, Granite Creek, Grant Creek, Grindstone Creek, Groundhog Creek (historical), Hilda Creek, Ice Creek, Kowee Creek, Lawson Creek, Lemon Creek, Little Sheep Creek, Lurvey Creek, Neilson Creek, Nevada Creek, Paris Creek, Ready Bullion Creek, Rhine Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Sheep Creek, Sheep Fork, Snowslide Creek, Stink Creek, Switzer Creek, Vista Creek,

Routes:

Lemon Creek Trail, Moller Ski Trail, Mount Roberts Trail, Nugget Creek Trail,

Valleys:

Arctic Gulch, Crooked Gulch, Death Valley, Dix Gulch, Geary Gulch, Glacier Basin, Gold Creek Valley, Goldstein Gulch, Grouse Gulch, Hardscrabble Gulch, Icy Gulch, Impregnable Basin, Lurvey Basin, Marmot Valley, Nugget Gulch, Prospect Gulch, Quartz Gulch (historical), Roberts Gulch, Sheep Creek Basin, Snowslide Gulch, Specimen Creek, Spring Gulch, Timber Gulch,

Cities:

Douglas, Lemon Creek, New Boston (historical), Sikanasankian (historical), Starr Hill, Thane, Treadwell (historical), Tsantikihin (historical), Vanderbilt Hill, West Juneau,

Waterfalls:

Alaska Chief Falls, Ebner Falls, Grindstone Falls, Lost Rocker Falls, Suicide Falls,