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Heintzleman Ridge

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 23' 56" N,
134 ° 27' 47" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

3645 ft (1111 m)

Uses

Heintzleman Ridge in Detail.

Getting There


About

Trends NE-SW from Gastineau Channel to Nugget Mountain, 8 mi N of Juneau, Coast Mts. 7 miles long.


History

Named in 1966 by the State of Alaska for B. Frank Heintzleman (1888-1965), former Regional Forester and Governor of Alaska. Heintzleman, in a way, chose his own memorial by casually remarking that, if anything were ever named for him, he hoped it would be "that ridge."

Places Near Heintzleman Ridge
Areas:

Gull City,

Bars:

Battleship Reef, Mendenhall Bar,

Basins:

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

Bays:

Admiralty Cove, Auke Bay, Fritz Cove, Smugglers Cove, Young Bay,

Beaches:

Ready Bullion Beach, Young Beach,

Capes:

Entrance Point, Point Hilda, Hut Point, Icy Point, Inner Point, Mendenhall Peninsula, Middle Point, Norway Point, Southeast End, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Sunny Point, Tantallon Point, Tantallon Point, Point Young,

Channels:

Gastineau Channel,

Cities:

Juneau,

Cliffs:

Two Echo Cliffs,

Dams:

Douglas Island Reservoir Dam, Nugget Creek Dam, Salmon Creek Dam, Switzer Creek Number 2 Dam,

Glaciers:

Death Valley Branch Norris Glacier, Herbert Glacier, Leaking Glacier, Lemon Creek Glacier, Mendenhall Glacier, Middle Branch Norris Glacier, Nugget Creek Glacier, Ptarmigan Glacier, Quartz Glacier, Southwest Branch Taku Glacier, Split Thumb Icefall,

Hills:

Court House Hill, Jamestown Hill, Pederson Hill, Starr Hill, Taku Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Battleship Island, Douglas Island, Juneau Island, Marmion Island, Scull Island, Spuhn Island, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Cropley Lake, Dredge Lake, Mendenhall Lake, Nugget Creek,

Mountains:

Amherst Peak, Mount Anderson, Mount Ben Stewart, Mount Bradley, Bulger Hill, Bullard Mountain, Cairn Peak, Cathedral Peak, Clark Peak, Deadview Peak, The Dukes, Emperor Peak, Mount Ernest Gruening, Gastineau Peak, Glacier Grub Tower, Groundhog Hill, Juncture Peak, Mount Juneau, Mount Maria, Martin Peak, Matin Peak, McDonough Peak, McGinnis Mountain, Mount Meek, Middle Peak, Mineral Hill, North Nugget Spire, Nugget Mountain, Observation Peak, Olds Mountain, Princess Peak, Rhino Peak, Roberts Peak, Saddle Mountain, Scorpion Peak, Sheep Mountain, Shoehorn Mountain, Snowdrift Peak, Spencer Peak, Split Thumb, Stroller White Mountain, Table Top Mountain, Taku Towers, Thunder Mountain, Topless Peak, Triangle Peak, Mount Troy, True Summit, Vesper Peak, West Peak, West Summit, Mount Wrather,

Mountain Passes:

Echo Pass, Echo Pass, Igloo Pass,

Mountain Ranges:

Taku Range,

Ridges:

Blackerby Ridge, Canyon Ridge, Chicken Ridge, Gold Ridge, Heintzleman Ridge, The Horn, Juneau Ridge, Mendenhall Towers, Nugget Towers, Powerline Ridge, Ptarmigan Ridge, Salmon Creek Divide, Salmon Ridge, Sheep Creek Divide, Sol Thumb, The Thoroughfare, Twin Summit Ridge,

Rivers:

Mendenhall River,

Streams:

Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Black Bear Creek, Bullion Creek, Canyon Creek, Canyon Creek, Cove Creek, Cross Bay Creek, Duck Creek, Dupont Creek, Eagle Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Fall Creek, Falls Creek, Fish Creek, Goat Creek, Gold Creek, Granite Creek, Grant Creek, Groundhog Creek (historical), Hendrickson Creek, Hilda Creek, Ice Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Kowee Creek, Lake Creek, Lawson Creek, Lemon Creek, Little Sheep Creek, Lurvey Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Neilson Creek, Nevada Creek, Ninemile Creek, Nugget Creek, Paris Creek, Peterson Creek, Ready Bullion Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Sheep Creek, Snowslide Creek, Steep Creek, Switzer Creek, Vista Creek, Waydelich Creek,

Routes:

Lemon Creek Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Moller Ski Trail, Mount Roberts Trail, Nugget Creek Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, West Glacier Trail,

Valleys:

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

Cities:

Auke Bay, Douglas, Fish Creek (historical), Lemon Creek, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, New Boston (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,