What About West Peak?

...then Gastineau Peak, Mt. Roberts, and Sheep Mt. Looking at Douglas Island from downtown Juneau, Mt. Bradley (aka Mt. Jumbo) dominates the skyline, and Mt. Troy welcomes hikers traveling up the Dan Moller trail or crossing over from Eaglecrest...
Photo: A beautiful morning on Mt. Jumbo

Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts are a backdrop for the city of Juneau shown through a field of Lupine wildflowers on Mt. Jumbo Sunday morning.
Biking, hiking Kennecott's abandoned mines

...Christine Simko, and I biked both the Jumbo and Bonanza Mine trails on day trips on...sentiments could be applied to the nearby Jumbo Mine trip, which is one mile longer and...height. The cable crosses the trail to Jumbo Mine in two spots.Similar but different...
On Writing: Bologna and the Borg

...incomprehensible sort of way) is "talk with each other intelligently about writing." To be fair, this kind of institutional mumbo-jumbo (aka "bureaucratese") began floating our way long ago. Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard saw it coming 150 years ago...
Mount Jumbo Gym Preschool to continue hosting open gyms

JUNEAU - Mount Jumbo Gym Preschool is hosting open gyms for Juneau families and caregivers with their preschool-aged kids, ages 1-6. Open gyms...
Local filmmaker Hebert to make "Yuuyaraq" into a film

...could.Toward the end of our chat, Hebert looked out his kitchen window toward Mt. Jumbo. The mountain glowed in the low evening light. "To me Mt. Jumbo is part of my family. It's been witnessing everything I've done for most of my life...
Juneau's Hidden History: "Three Dam Hikes" last dam is a mystery to most. It is called the Ready Bullion Dam, and is located in a small valley south of Mount Jumbo (Bradley). It is an impressive 500 feet long and 50 feet tall. However, out of the three dams it is one of the hardest...
Off the Beaten Path: Stories told in tracks

On Sunday afternoon I wandered up Mount Jumbo accompanied by my good pal, Pancho, a golden retriever. Through...places that seemed to offer no visual cues.Near the top of Mount Jumbo, I studied the slight impressions in the snow of old ptarmigan...
Photo: Alaska Day sunset

The sun sets on Mount Jumbo as seen from Evergreen Cemetary on Friday, Alaska Day.
On Writing: Big words, part one

...rulemaking documents written in plain English - instead of the usual mix of acronyms, technical jargon and legalistic mumbo-jumbo. Some agencies have mandated "plain language" training for their staffs, and now there's even a federal website, plainlanguage...


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