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Juneau-Douglas to face Alaska's best

...have to run up against in the first round," Lehnhart said. "I told the kids we are not going up there to climb Blueberry Hill; if you are going to conquer the mountain, you might as well do it in the first game. I think initially they were...
Photo: Carnations on Blueberry Hill

Makenzie Patzke checks out carnations in grandfather Paul Dick's Blueberry Hill flower garden on Sunday morning.
Unsung Heroes of the Trails: Marc Scholten

...toward match requirements for city and state grants.Most of Scholten's work so far has been between Paris Creek and Blueberry Hill.He wants to start leading volunteer crews, especially as the Forest Service has become more pressed for financial...
Part I: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...and bike traffic - at least until users get north of Blueberry Hill. From there, the trail passes onto U.S. Forest...runs from Douglas to Eaglecrest Ski Area.Once past Blueberry Hill and the turnoff to Dan Moller Trail, the pathway...
Trio of local recreation areas slated for improvements

...spots including Lena Beach Recreation Area, West Glacier Spur Road Area and the Treadwell Ditch Trail north from Blueberry Hill.At present, the projects are up for public comment and the Forest Service is actively seeking input from community...
Slack tide: The driveway from Hell... when Hell freezes over

...Like if you've careened into it, for instance, in a several-ton roofing truck.Also, we live high up on Blueberry Hill in West Juneau, a neighborhood some smug downtowners refer to as "Snob Knob." Whatever you call our neighborhood...
Empire Editorial: Help keep USFS on the right trail to success

...for a turn in the portable toilet. And after hiking the Treadwell Ditch Trail after a hard rain - anywhere north of Blueberry Hill - you know the true definition of "slogging" and tree-hopping. Then there's Lena Beach Recreation Area, with...
Photo: On blueberry hill

Jan Dapcevich picks blueberries along Fish Creek Road on Douglas Island on Wednesday.
Seasonal trail update, Part II

...on your neighborhood pathways into the wilderness.DAN MOLLER TRAIL: It's about 5.5 miles round trip from the Blueberry Hill parking lot to the Dan Moller U.S. Forest Service public use cabin, and in past years that short jaunt took a...
Outdoors Notebook: Treadwell Ditch Trail up to various user groups including hikers, runners and - most notably - mountain bikers. On the section from Blueberry Hill to Gastineau Meadows, bridges have been built specifically for the intermediate to advanced rider. Other features...


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