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Mountain bikers to discuss 'trail hunger' at feast

...discussion about the recently approved Eaglecrest downhill mountain bike trail. Ed Kessler, from the Ptarmigan Ptrails trail building company in Palmer, will talk about the proposed trail location, route, design and his thoughts on the project...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-21/mountain-bikers-discuss-trail-hunger-f
Sports
Trail Mix now taking applications for summer trail crew

...looking for Work Crew Leaders who are familiar with tools, equipment, safety precautions, trail-maintenance and trail-building techniques and who demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities. Trail Mix provides tools, equipment, hard hats...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-03/trail-mix-now-taking-applications-su
Outdoors
Pushing beyond Perseverance Trail

...we were able to do back there," said James King, executive director of Trail Mix, the Juneau-based nonprofit trail-building and maintenance organization. "We went along some rock wall foundations and continued to Lurvey Creek. ... Then...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072003/out_presevertrail.shtml
Outdoors
New park becomes outdoor lab

...Stekoll said. Dave Hanna, a local contractor, moved some top soil and vegetation to the area, and Trail Mix, a trail-building organization in Juneau, built the trails and the deck at the park. Construction on the area began last summer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082603/loc_newpark.shtml
News
Little cabins in the woods ... and the meadow and on the beach

...in 1935 the Forest Service agreed to build a trail to the second meadow for skiing. Moller was in charge of the trail-building crew. After the trail was built, a CCC crew built the log cabin. Several years ago, Taku Conservation Society...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011203/out_cabin.shtml
Outdoors
Hometown Hero

...scared and didn't know what to do. Lisa and other board members knew of me and asked me to be a director of a trail-building crew. "I hired seven displaced timber workers and helped them adopt their skills from their previous work to build...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030305/sta_20050303006.shtml
News
Putting some muscle into Mount Juneau

...Trail sets it apart from its sea level counterparts - water runs right off. For that reason, crews are using a trail-building technique that is unique to Juneau. While it has no official name to speak of, Boraas said the side of the mountain...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-07-27/putting-some-muscle-mount-juneau
Outdoors
Capital Brewfest: A new fest in town

...the place. We also have the Alaska Service Corps, they work on DOT-centric projects, plus habitat restoration, trail building and, basically, they're the older Americorps (volunteers). We have a total of 10 teams, five of which are operating...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-08-05/capital-brewfest-new-fest-town
Neighbors
Boraas takes over as Trail Mix executive director

...that George Schaaf did an excellent job in his four years, and I hope that I can continue the record of excellent trail-building and rehabilitation that Trail Mix has done," Boraas said. "And I'm excited for the future and the projects...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031511/loc_799763733.shtml
News
Play for free this Saturday

...will learn how to correctly plant a tree at the Mendenhall Glacier by being a junior forester. Following will be a trail-building tools demonstration. For more on National Lands Day, contact Nieft or Sara De Leo, at 790-3091, or e-mail...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092410/out_711593802.shtml
Outdoors

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