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Off the Beaten Path: Quest for snow

...wistfully at the mountains as we hiked through the frosty forest. It was warm - almost distressingly so. We took the Granite Creek trail and bumped into a friendly couple who'd spent the night in one of the basins.Bloody canine tracks, perhaps...
On the Trails: Hiking to Granite Basin

...unusually clear day.The rest of the hikers, slightly more numerous, chose a more leisurely hike, going up the Granite Creek trail to the basin. That old avalanche that had rested over the trail for several years was finally gone completely...
Nifty Fifty has new look, same rugged run

...Red Mill Trail, the Glory Hole Trail, Granite Creek Trail, the Mt. Roberts Trail up to the cross...Perseverance to the intersection with Granite Creek Trail. Go out and back on Granite Creek Trail, then continue down Perseverance back...
Part I: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...grows up during the peak of summer.Other trails accessible from Perseverance include the Mount Juneau Trail, the Granite Creek Trail, which is traditionally snow-covered until June, and the Red Mill Trail, which has only recently cleared...
On day three, search for hiker continues

...Juneau trail system. They covered trails on Mount Juneau to the backside of Mount Roberts and out to Sheep Creek and Granite Creek Trail.They scaled back the search perimeter Tuesday and looked more thoroughly on Mount Roberts, Birt said."This...
Part II: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...with the city to get that replaced in coming years. Granite Creek Trail: According to recent reports from frequent trail user Mary Willson, the Granite Creek Trail, which begins off of the Perseverance Trail, has...
Summer Hikes: Part II

...I can be sometimes. I have to admit it was an incredibly beautiful day. The trail up Mt. Juneau and also the Granite Creek trail had both been recently brushed and were in beautiful shape. The weather was perfect ? not too warm and only a...
No man left behind

...allowed us to warm up. It was at the head of the Granite Creek Trail where we hit the first real incline.I noted the...feet and an oversized camera bag.At the end of the Granite Creek Trail we summited through a pass and scaled Mount Olds...
Runners' Corner: Juneau is full of ideal places to run

...eight-mile run. Instead of Gold Creek, a runner could turn up the Mount Juneau Trail, or onto the Red Mill or Granite Creek trails that branch off on the way up. Perseverance Trail is a place to go for inspiration, relaxation and solace. Another...
Earning his Eagle Scout

Nicholas Miller, 18, builds a switchback on the Granite Creek trail, to earn the Eagle Scout badge, as part of a community service project. Miller began his scouting career in Juneau as a Tiger...


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