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Part II: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...about a large mud hole that is continually being expanded as hikers avoid the mud at the first level place after the Granite Basin Trail leaves the Perseverance Trail. Brotherhood Bridge Trail: With bridge construction in full swing where Glacier...
On the Trails: Going to Granite Creek Basin

...with a steep drop-off to one side. Some of the board walk is quite rotten. At the first level place after the Granite Basin trail leaves the Perseverance trail, the already-large mudhole is continually expanded as hikers try to avoid the mud...
Southeast receives more than $150,000 in recreational trails funding

...improved access; $4,994 for Black Sands Beach State Marine Park Trail improvements and repair; and $4,922 for Granite Basin Trail repairs and improvements. In total, they awarded funding for 47 new trail projects in Alaska in the past year...
Perseverance Trail in the summer

...singing very actively. Souvenirs of last winter's record snowfall were evident as we went a little way up the Granite Basin trail. The waterfall at the entrance to the basin was mostly open, but deep snow clogged the valley below the falls...
Some trails began in mining days

...openness and beauty, is the Granite Basin Trail, also called the Granite Creek...the Perseverance Trail, the Granite Basin Trail branches off and climbs above...spring make the Perseverance and Granite Basin trails off limits at this time of...
Near Granite Basin, grouse gets protective

On a warm, hazy day, I headed up the Perseverance Trail, turning off onto the Granite Basin Trail. My objective was not the lovely basin, however, but rather the lower falls just before the basin entrance. Two weeks ago...
Refurbished Perseverance maintains Juneau's history, joggers, and mountain bikers, as well as hikers. It provides access to the Mount Juneau Trail, the Granite Basin Trail, and the Icy Gulch route up to Gastineau Peak and Gold Ridge. Sound off on the important issues at Parts of the...
Passive plants not so defenseless

...loaded with spines that fester in our skin. Don't forget the stinging nettles that commonly guard the start of the Granite Basin trail. The little hooks on salmonberry stems are minor annoyances to us, but the curved hooks of the closely related...


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