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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...
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...
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...
Trail Mix vies for $100,000 in grants funding and expects the proposal to be approved by early next year. Work is slated for next summer. But Trail Mix Executive Director George Schaff said the grant money is not guaranteed. Many different proposals have been submitted from groups...
Perseverance Trail gets blasted

...said Marc Matsil, Juneau Parks and Recreation director. "We need 90 days to get this work in," said Trail Mix executive director James King. "We anticipate that by June 1 everything will be complete and it will be open again. That's...
Boraas takes over as Trail Mix executive director

Erik Boraas has taken over as Executive Director for Trail Mix, Inc.
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...


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