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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Part I: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...launch an unwary hiker into the muddy muskeg. Next week: Windfall Lake Trail, Brotherhood Bridge Trail, West Glacier Trail, Thunder Mountain Trail, Airport Dike Trail, Dupont Beach Trail, Outer Point / Rainforest Trail and Mount Jumbo.
Part II: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...continuing on across a large muskeg meadow as it takes users toward the slopes of Mount Bradley, more commonly known as Mount Jumbo. Here, the boardwalk is predictably slippery, most notably so after a hard rain, but even in dry conditions, the...
On the Trails: Cranberries

...hiking group wandered among the mining ruins south of Sandy Beach and emerged into sunshine in the muskegs at the foot of Mount Jumbo. A relaxed lunch was followed by a search for bog cranberries, and we found a few. At the edge of the muskegs we also...


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