Tree reflections and icy patterns on an East Glacier Trail pond Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Tree reflections and icy patterns on an East Glacier Trail pond Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

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Mushrooms in late fall along the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Mushrooms in late fall along the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A lookout spot look across the water at downtown Juneau from the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A lookout spot look across the water at downtown Juneau from the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Orange jelly fungi in Gastineau Meadows on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Orange jelly fungi in Gastineau Meadows on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A lookout spot look across the water at downtown Juneau from the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A lookout spot look across the water at downtown Juneau from the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Fern and feather ice along the East Glacier Trail on Nov 29. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

Fern and feather ice along the East Glacier Trail on Nov 29. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

Hair ice along the East Glacier Trail on Nov 29. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

Hair ice along the East Glacier Trail on Nov 29. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

The snow-covered “Mendenhall Towers” rise above the blue Mendenhall Glacier on Dec. 2. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

The snow-covered “Mendenhall Towers” rise above the blue Mendenhall Glacier on Dec. 2. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Cloud formations above Heinzelman Ridge and Mount Juneau reflect near the mouth of the Mendenhall River on Dec. 2. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Cloud formations above Heinzelman Ridge and Mount Juneau reflect near the mouth of the Mendenhall River on Dec. 2. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A collection of leaves outlined in frost lie huddled together along East Glacier Trail on Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A collection of leaves outlined in frost lie huddled together along East Glacier Trail on Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

The outline and veins of this leaf are etched in hoarfrost on East Glacier Trail on Nov 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

The outline and veins of this leaf are etched in hoarfrost on East Glacier Trail on Nov 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Hair ice forms an exotic flower along the East Glacier Trail on Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Hair ice forms an exotic flower along the East Glacier Trail on Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

The infamous triangle rock seen on East Glacier Trail on Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

The infamous triangle rock seen on East Glacier Trail on Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Low morning fog settles over the diminishing toe of Mendenhall Glacier on Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Low morning fog settles over the diminishing toe of Mendenhall Glacier on Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Delicate crystals resembling silky hair form on dead wood when a particular fungus is present on the East Glacier Trail on Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Delicate crystals resembling silky hair form on dead wood when a particular fungus is present on the East Glacier Trail on Nov. 29. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

The three sisters — mountains Tabletop, Saddle and Anderson — reflect in Gastineau Channel on Nov. 27. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

The three sisters — mountains Tabletop, Saddle and Anderson — reflect in Gastineau Channel on Nov. 27. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Paris Creek cascades forcefully down the mountainside after recent rain on Nov. 25. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Paris Creek cascades forcefully down the mountainside after recent rain on Nov. 25. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Paris Creek dam in full force on Nov. 25. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Paris Creek dam in full force on Nov. 25. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Breaking through the clouds on a gray day, the sun makes a brief appearance shining across Mendenhall Lake on Nov. 22. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Breaking through the clouds on a gray day, the sun makes a brief appearance shining across Mendenhall Lake on Nov. 22. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A steller’s jay warily watches a person approach along the downtown seawalk on Dec. 19. (Photo by Denise Carroll)
Slick log stairs leading up the Mount Jumbo Trail on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Slick log stairs leading up the Mount Jumbo Trail on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

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One of many deer tracks in Gastineau Meadows on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

One of many deer tracks in Gastineau Meadows on Nov. 25. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

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