Juneau's Hidden History: "Three Dam Hikes"

...The 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...
Chilkat Crossing

...curious, inspired, and grateful to live in this land. The day after returning from the Chilkat crossing I was hiking up Mount Jumbo with a friend and she was asking me what other places I have been which have appealing trails, mountains, and wilderness...
Juneau actor, playwright's script wins prestigious reading, workshop

...wouldn't have time for.Law and anthropology became less interesting to him, and after a scary fall while hiking Mount Jumbo in which he hit his head badly, he changed his major to theater."That kind of gave me a whole new perspective...
The Redefinition of Running: Juneau Style

...trails. Try all you want though, but unless you are a super human you will never run the entire way to the top of Mount Jumbo, up on to Blackerby Ridge, or to the top of Mount Roberts. It's logical to do as I initially did and simply disregard...
Halloween happenings

...Venture through the creepy cave and get lost in the Library Labyrinth. ? Ghost Walk, 4:30?6:30 p.m., Mount Jumbo Gym. This event includes a costume party and is free. Call 586-2936 for details.? Halloween Dance, 8 p.m...
Photo: Alaska Day sunset

The sun sets on Mount Jumbo as seen from Evergreen Cemetary on Friday, Alaska Day.
A Favorite Trail for Every Situation

...with sweeping views, I find myself feeling that the Mount Jumbo Trail is my favorite. I don't know that I have ever...The good thing is that if you can learn to run down Mount Jumbo with any level of comfort you will be able to run pretty...
Maintenance is top priority for city fund

...estimated at nearly $5 million, which would be spread out through Fiscal Year 2021.Another urgent need is a new roof on Mount Jumbo Gym in Douglas. The entire renovation will be about $250,000. Repairs for the gym itself, including floor replacement...
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...that seemed to offer no visual cues.Near the top of Mount Jumbo, I studied the slight impressions in the snow of old ptarmigan...
Unsung Heroes of the Trails: Marc Scholten

...brusher, until tennis elbow slowed him down, have made a difference. We stopped at a few access points for views of Mount Jumbo, which Scholten has helped to open, and at one for downtown Juneau and the Gastineau Channel.A less brushy trail has...


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