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Part II: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...gifting hikers with 360-degree views of northern Southeast Alaska. On a clear, mid-summer day, this one is a gem. Dupont Trail: In an area that once housed the explosives for Juneau's mining community, there now exists a pleasant beach with...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-29/part-ii-2014-juneau-trail-roundup
Outdoors
Dupont Beach trail offers driest hike in town

...trees as the trail meanders along the topography of the shoreline and over bustling streams.This time of year the Dupont Trail proved to be in great condition - the entire trail was either dry or close to it, as most of the water was runoff from...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-03/dupont-beach-trail-offers-driest-hik
Outdoors
My Turn: Don't move noise problem to Thane

...hatchery, or enjoy an evening at the Thane Ore House. Many also drive to the end of Thane Road to enjoy a hike on the Dupont trail. It is interesting to note that the proposed Thane heliport sites would ensure that neither tourists nor Juneau residents...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/063002/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Around Town

Today No events were submitted for today. Saturday, Dec. 29 Parks and Rec Dupont Trail hike, 9:30 a.m., Dupont trailhead at the end of Thane Road. About five miles round trip. Wear hiking boots or rubber boots...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122801/Loc_calendar.shtml
Local
Sports In Juneau

...hike -- Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the DuPont Trailhead at the end of Thane Road for an easy five-mile walk of the DuPont Trail. Wear waterproof hiking or rubber boots, wear warm layers of clothing, and bring plenty of food and water. No dogs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122801/spo_sports.shtml
Sports
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Creek Correctional Center. A Coast Guard rescue boat crew from Juneau located two hikers lost Saturday night on the DuPont Trail. A woman, 61, and a man, 58, hiked about five miles down the trail from Thane Road and became lost at nightfall...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012301/Loc_Blotter.shtml
Best Bets: January good time to hit trails, galleries

...perched on the airport fence next to the trail, unnoticed by a crowd of dog-walkers wrangling with their pets. The Dupont Trail at the end of Thane Road was in excellent shape this week, ice-free and accessible. Dippers, or water ouzels...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010302/Thi_bestbets.shtml
ThisWeek
Anonymous hiker finds one lucky dog

...about the missing dog from an e-mail sent to members of the Thane Neighborhood Association, spent hours searching the Dupont Trail, the Sheep Creek Trail and places in-between. "We were giving up hope," said Chris Mertl. "... I spent two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012904/loc_dog.shtml
News
My Turn: Assembly passes buck to Thane residents

...peaceful neighborhood where kids play and ride bikes, where people walk their dogs, and where many people hike the Dupont trail to fish, get away from the hustle and bustle of every day life or to exercise. Destroying Sheep Creek or extending...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031202/opE_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Stave off spring itch on accessible trails

...allowed along Glacier Highway. The best parking can be found in the large lot at the Auke Lake wayside and boat ramp. Dupont Trail: This trail begins at the end of Thane Road and continues along the contours of the sun-facing slope. Currently...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031210/out_586481446.shtml
Outdoors

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