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...
Hike time, part I

...stroller or jogger on most portions. Mount Jumbo Trail: Boraas said there is no summer work planned for the Mount (Jumbo) Bradley trail that ends atop the 3,337-foot Mount Jumbo on Douglas Island.The trailhead...
Kevin Sellers sets new Aukeman Sprint Triathlon record

...simulating the race."I am happy with the time," Sellers said. "What I did all winter long to train was climb Mount Jumbo every other week, post-holing the whole way. There are a good group of athletes that want to go out and do those...
October First Friday Art Walk

...colorful, stylized landscapes of Point Retreat, Herbert and Mendenhall Glaciers, Warm Springs Bay, Auke Bay Harbor and Mount Jumbo, Tomlinson experimented with incorporating Southeast Alaska themes into pieces inspired by the artistic works of others...


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