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Pushing beyond Perseverance Trail

...the public last week. "We had some neat things we were able to do back there," said James King, executive director of Trail Mix, the Juneau-based nonprofit trail-building and maintenance organization. "We went along some rock wall foundations...
Trail Mix: Growing with Juneau's trail system

Trail Mix, Juneau's multi-agency trail management group, has been clearing, building and maintaining local pathways since 1993. What began as a small group of volunteers brushing trails is now even more of a force to be reckoned with, actively working in the planning and policy aspects of the Juneau trail system.
Repairing Their Trail

Members of the Juneau Snowmobile Club are firm believers in the adage that if you want something done, you've got to do it yourself. This is the third weekend this month they've donated their time and equipment for upkeep of the Lake Creek Trail leading to Spaulding Meadows. When the snow comes, they will be ready.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...definitely doesn't have as many benefits as it did, but that's all right,'' said James King, executive director of Trail Mix. ``We're happy to have it.'' Trail Mix will use the credit for a fund-raising picnic, King said. The...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...miles up the three-mile Perseverance Trail, limiting access to the area above the creek. James King, executive director of Trail Mix, said he's looking for volunteers to finish up work on the bypass trail - which is about a mile long - on Saturday...
My Turn: Improvements are on the way at Perseverance Trail

...please call us at 790-6406, or visit us online at . George Schaaf is the executive director of Trail Mix, Inc., a nonprofit partnership of volunteers and government agencies dedicated to improving and maintaining...
Trail may open on time despite avalanches

...and close (the trail) in the middle of the summer during its most popular use," said James King, executive director of Trail Mix. "The main reason it's closed right now is because of the danger," he said. "There is some loose rock on...
Outer Point Trail to become ADA compliant

...reality, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon and is open to all individuals and abilities.Erik Boraas, executive director of Trail Mix, Inc., said making the trail ADA accessible is one of the main reasons for doing the work this summer season...
Seasonal trail update, Part II

Our long days of sunshine over the past month have sent hiking enthusiasts into the alpine and there's no doubt trail crews got a jump start on trail work improvements this season.
Get dirty doing good things for the Treadwell Trail the continuing effort to improve the historic and popular trail on Douglas Island. Erik Boraas, executive director of Trail Mix, said the main goal of the work day will be to spread loads of gravel over persistently soggy areas of the singletrack...


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