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Peterson Lake Trail sees continued improvements

...Office, Trail Mix crews have completed three sections of replica tramway along the trail, said USFS Recreation Planner Mike Dilger."We were able to put down this wood deck that's fashioned, as best we know, similar to the way they built it...
Off the beaten path

...1930s. The Territorial Sportsmen originally constructed some of the cabins along the route in the early 1960s, said Mike Dilger, a cabin and trail crew leader for the Forest Service. "They've needed to be replaced for a number of years...
Propping up the Peterson Lake Trail

...relics that remain after decades of rain and weather.But work on this 4.3-mile long trail is just beginning.Mike Dilger, a recreation resources planner with the U.S. Forest Service, said the project to improve the Peterson Lake Trail...
Local Scoreboard: Douglas Field Events

...Paul Christian; 2. Carson Kent and Chris Kent. 40-yard dash-mothers -- 1. Toni Henricksen; 2. (tie) Jan Rutherdale and Lavina Smallwood. 40-yard dash-fathers -- 1. Mike Dilger; 2. (tie) Mark Vincent and Greg Goggin.
Seasonal trail update, Part II

...plans for the West Glacier Trail, which acts as the major pathway to the face of the Mendenhall Glacier in the summer.Mike Dilger, a recreation resources planner with the USFS, said this is the year crews will address the failing rock steps, located...
Sun to set on Forest Service Cabins

...estimated $3.75 million in deferred maintenance costs. "What winds up happening is this number gets bigger," said Mike Dilger, a trails and cabin manager for Admiralty Island, about the deferred maintenance costs. The Forest Service has little...
Hike time, part I

...users expect to run into the annual construction efforts of trail crews?Trail Mix Executive Director Erik Boraas and Mike Dilger, Recreation Resources Planner with the U.S. Forest Service, were able to provide a little insight into trail improvement...
Friends find Mass' body

...with his father, a doctor from the Los Angeles area who is in the Army Reserve and is on active duty in Germany, said Mike Dilger, a close friend of Mass. Mass, an attorney who lived on Douglas Island, served as an advocate for children in custody...
Tracing old ski tracks in Spaulding Meadows

...pretty easy and open most of the way." It was Armstrong's route that David Job, his wife Marinke Van Gelder and Mike Dilger, a project planner for the U.S. Forest Service Recreation Department, hoped to resurrect when they headed into...


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