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Sunshine Mountain

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The University of Alaska is offering approximately 120+ acres of material from an existing rock quarry located on Sunshine Mountain, approximately 28 miles northwest of Haines, south of the Klehini River, for material extraction purposes.  To access the property from the community of Haines, travel northwest on the Haines Highway to Milepost 26; turn west (left) onto the Klehini River steel bridge and continue west onto Porcupine Road.  On Porcupine Road, travel west approximately 1 mile; turn south (left) onto Little Salmon River Road; travel south on Little Salmon River Road for approximately 1.5 miles.  The parcel is located west of Little Salmon River Road in an existing material quarry containing slide rock from Sunshine Hill VABM Knob 170.  The parcel is steep with spruce, birch and aspen tree cover.
The successful offeror will be required to secure any necessary access authorizations and construct and maintain any required road and drainage systems.
Additional information regarding this parcel may be available from local, state and federal offices, including but not limited to:  the city or borough assessor’s office, building permitting office and land planning office; local utility companies; district recorder’s office; the State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Fish and Game and Department of Transportation and Public Facilities; and the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management, Geological Survey and Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The University does not have any drill log information to determine the suitability of the parcel for material extraction.  Interested parties should thoroughly inspect the parcel prior to submitting an offer to ensure that the parcel is suitable for the party’s intended use and to determine all permitting requirements related to that intended use.  Parcel inspections that require the use of any equipment, including excavation or drilling equipment; may only be conducted after receipt of a permit from the University, and after verification by the interested party that they have secured legal access to the parcel from adjacent land owners, if necessary.


HA.KS.0001 Klehini River South T28S, R55E, CRM
Sections 33 & 34

PROCESS - Natural Resource Sale
The University of Alaska is accepting offers from qualified individuals or entities interested in purchasing gravel, sand, rock and other materials from the parcel(s) listed above. Offers to purchase material will be considered on a first come, first served basis. The terms and conditions of this offering are available below. Material Sale Agreements will be executed using the University of Alaska's documents. A sample Material Sale Agreement is available below for review.