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Juneau's Hidden History: "Three Dam Hikes"

...5th Street Douglas Dam. It is located on Bear Creek, behind 5th Street in Douglas. The best place to access this trail system is to drive up Crow Hill, take a left at the Y in the road, and park near Orca Apartments. There is an old gate blocking...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-15/juneaus-hidden-history-three-dam-hikes
Art
Bone ID dashes hopes of searchers

...loved ones, that's not an insensitive wish. Juneau has had several people who have gone missing on the Mount Roberts trail system over the years, and Bentz hoped the find could provide one of the families closure."I was really hopeful that they...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-08/bone-id-dashes-hopes-searchers
Local
Searchers find body of missing man

...of 35-year-old Michael Patrick Blaisdell near the base of a 50-foot drop in Bear Valley, off the Mount Roberts trail system."It appears he took a tumble off a - I wouldn't say cliff because it wasn't straight up and down - but a steep...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-06/searchers-find-body-missing-man
Local
Two tourists rescued early Sunday morning on West Glacier Trail

...past data from the U.S. Forest Service, an average of 10-12 hikers per year are rescued from the West Glacier Trail system, and 75 percent have been injured before the rescue.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-27/two-tourists-rescued-early-sunday-morni
Local
Falcons' Hall to fly with Broncos

...waking up on my campus visit in December."Near the campus is a world-class trail running system."Definitely the trail system there is a plus," Hall said. "Only a four-minute run away from campus there is access to thousands of miles of...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-16/falcons-hall-fly-broncos
Sports
Survey: Flying to work rather than take a bus

...of biking in the city and laid the foundation for establishing a bicycle network. Though an extensive recreational trail system provides bike access for commuters in some parts of the city, there are fewer than 10 miles of bicycle lanes on Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-09/survey-flying-work-rather-take-bus
State
Iditarod show goes on despite lack of snow in Anchorage

...people who have won auctions to be in the sled. The route covered 19 city blocks before it met up with the city's trail system and ends in East Anchorage.It's a very relaxed atmosphere before the start. Fans arrive early Saturday morning...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-07/iditarod-show-goes-despite-lack-snow-a
Sports
Running camp deadline nears

...sessions ranging from yoga to sports nutrition to core strengthening, along with runs throughout Juneau's world-class trail system."Once again, we have an amazing group of camp counselors joining us who enjoy everything from running to playing...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-27/running-camp-deadline-nears
Sports
Skijoring: Winter fun with your dog

...under Skijor Spokane, has worked for years to gradually get skijoring allowed on a portion of the Mount Spokane groomed trail system.During a recent clinic at the Spokane Nordic Winterfest activities, Burns emphasized to beginners that etiquette...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-25/skijoring-winter-fun-your-dog
Sports
On the Trails: Trailside scrapbook

...of numerous volunteers. It will be interesting to see if this style of bridge might be useful in other sites on our trail system. Go out there and see if you like it, and let Dave at Trail Mix know your reactions!? Mary F. Willson is a retired...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/trails-trailside-scrapbook
Outdoors

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