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Trail building party, workshop this weekend

JUNEAU - The public is invited to trail building workshops with Trail Mix and the International Mountain Bicycling Association this weekend. The workshop on sustainable trail...
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...
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...
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...
Photo: Natural hazard

...fallen tree and rock Monday morning near the Ben Blackgoat bench on Perseverance Trail. Trail Mix, a nonprofit trail-building and maintenance group, will move the fallen tree in the next few days, said James King, the organization's executive...
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...
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...
Some cruise ships showing state safety video this season

...bushwhacking," Habeger said. "Obviously there was a niche or a need for this safety video." Trail Mix, a nonprofit trail-building and maintenance group, formed a planning committee about 18 months ago to make the video, along with a second one...
Infrared gadgets track Juneau hikers

...most popular." Public agencies and foundations that provide money for trails prefer numbers to feelings, though. Trail building can be costly. The new Auke Lake trail cost about $1.3 million, and the latest phase of downtown's Perseverance...
Park service to allow use of off-road vehicles

...subsistence uses should continue in the new and expanded conservation areas. The final determination describes trail-building by bulldozers dating back to Cantwell's first days as a construction camp on the Alaska Railroad in 1916.


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