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Part II: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...good shape. Users can expect a gentle grade with some negotiating over roots and across aging boardwalk. Trail Mix Executive Director Erik Boraas said there have been no reports this year of downed trees. "If there are any," he said...
Oliver Inlet Tram takes center stage Oliver Inlet State Marine Park on Admiralty Island, is definitely due for it's spot in the limelight. Trail Mix Executive Director Erik Boraas said that after years of applying "Band-Aids" to the aging boardwalk and the sagging rails...
Hike time, part I

...over the long winter? And where can users expect to run into the annual construction efforts of trail crews?Trail Mix Executive Director Erik Boraas and Mike Dilger, Recreation Resources Planner with the U.S. Forest Service, were able to provide...
Boraas takes over as Trail Mix executive director

Erik Boraas has taken over as Executive Director for Trail Mix, Inc.
James King appointed head of state parks department

Trail Mix Executive Director James King is leaving Juneau for Anchorage and a new job as director of the state Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation. He...
Perseverance Trail clear, re-opened

...was closed this week due to rockslides, is now open. "Work went a lot quicker than we thought it would," Trail Mix Executive Director George Schaaf said. In cooperation with the City and Borough of Juneau Parks & Recreation Department, Schaaf...
Trail Mix crew takes down attacking bear

A Trail Mix crew was forced to kill a brown bear that attacked them on Admiralty Island last week. Trail Mix executive director George Schaaf said the brown bear sow charged the three-man crew that was working at Oliver Inlet State Marine...
Preserving Perseverance

...into the Silverbow Basin has been plagued with landslides and washouts over its long and storied history, Trail Mix Executive Director James King said. The destruction caused by the washouts has led to hundreds of thousands of dollars in repair...
Despite sun, Juneau trails still host snow, mud

...many of Juneau's trails aren't completely thawed yet, and they could pose a danger to unprepared hikers. Trail Mix Executive Director George Schaaf said that most trails above 500 feet will still be sporting snow. "We got a lot of snow last...
Park in the making

...police officers. "I think the neat part of it is that it will create sort of a neighborhood park," said Trail Mix Executive Director James King. "I think it will also be a neat opportunity for kids from the middle school, and it will be...


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