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Pure Sole: It's all relative run is always way less of a feat of endurance.So, Tuesday I was doing my typical blah-dee-da dance up to Dan Moller Cabin.On the way, however, I passed an assortment of athletes.Each reminded me of why we are outside.The youngest...
On the Trails: Strolling in the March sunshine

...rain, but the sun prevailed in the morning. The Parks and Recreation hiking group trod the Treadwell Ditch Trail from Dan Moller to Jumbo, in dappled sunlight. We could see a weather change building up to the south, but the sun was still shining...
Things to know about winter cabin camping

...region is traditionally unpredictable, but in the winter it's even more so. And so are the trail conditions.Take Dan Moller Cabin, for instance."You may start out with no snow at the bottom and because of that, no snowmachines are breaking...
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...JDHS grad, grew up during the wooden skis era of the "third cabin days," an alpine area marked by three cabins along Dan Moller Trail. Lindh's father, Craig Lindh, worked for the U.S. Forest Service and is largely responsible for mapping...
Pure Sole: Noooo Snoow

...finger nails on a chalkboard as I rip up and down Perseverance Trail.Morning ice patches on boardwalks to the cabins of Dan Moller and John Muir.No Snow.Goats sunbathing on the West Glacier ice caves.Nooo Snooow.Park rangers bathing in the...
Windfall Lake Trail improvements dubbed 'art'

...said. For a long time, it was the most-used cabin. For the last few years, it's fallen to second place, after Dan Moller cabin.Juneau hiker Karla Hart called the planks "art." Grossman said Forest Service crews will continue the work...
Pure Sole: Looking down, looking up

...patrol members were rich in history and kindness.They loved the mountains; from the Douglas snow bowl near the end of Dan Moller trail to the wealth of Eaglecrest's many runs, and adventures across the bridge as well.Like so many who have come...
Trio of local recreation areas slated for improvements

...southern end, the portion closest to Douglas, which is on city-owned land. USFS-owned land begins just past the Dan Moller Trail turnoff and currently features 39 stream crossings as well as other obstacles as the trail heads northward toward...
Faster, safer avalanche rescue work

...come in handy in several cases he could think of. In one, about 20 years ago, a weatherman slid 1,500 feet near Dan Moller. Rescuers spent a full day looking for him. That could have been shortened substantially, he said. "The more modes...
Another Journey

...with: "I would like to do something longish. Maybe Dan Moller, over Mt Troy to Eaglecrest and back."Reply: " added. Just before 8 a.m., we set off on the Dan Moller cut-off trail and an hour later I was checking to see...


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