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Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...Shooting Stars."It has been seven years since she has been on a "real" hike, not just strolling, and it was the Treadwell Ditch Trail leading toward Jumbo.She's still a sports fan, and knew my name from my work as sports editor of the Juneau...
On the Trails: Recent sightings around Juneau

...down on the beach. If they were looking for a place to pupate, this wasn't it!Along a short stretch of the Treadwell Ditch trail we found a series of piles of red bunchberries. Each berry had been opened, and the single fat seed extracted...
Juneau's Hidden History: "Three Dam Hikes"

...There is an old gate blocking a gravel road. Up the road is access to the Gastineau Meadows Trail, and the Treadwell Ditch Trail. If you walk up the road less than a ¼ mile you will see two pull-outs on your left (south). Walk into the...
Run like a child

...these "odd" behaviors.One of my distinct memories from this class was when we were on one recent run on the Treadwell Ditch Trail and I was talking with one of the students about her upcoming Girls on the Run 5k that she was hoping to do. She...
On the Trails: Strolling in the March sunshine

...for the next day was rain, but the sun prevailed in the morning. The Parks and Recreation hiking group trod the Treadwell Ditch Trail from Dan Moller to Jumbo, in dappled sunlight. We could see a weather change building up to the south, but the...
The Redefinition of Running: Juneau Style

...and stuck to the handful of flat, runnable trails for my runs. I probably logged over a thousand miles on The Treadwell Ditch Trail that first year. At first I judged Juneau to be at best a mediocre place to be a trail runner. There are, after...
A Favorite Trail for Every Situation

...nice tempo run pace as I head back toward the highway. When I want to put in some high mileage on a rainy day The Treadwell Ditch Trail often becomes my favorite trail. It has such a perfect blend of various levels of technical running. Some stretches...
Where there's ice, there's (not so much) snow first?Retired Forest Service employee Marc Scholten, whom we profiled in 2013 for his volunteer work on Treadwell Ditch Trail, could also be known as the Ice Man. Scholten and his friends are usually some of the first ones out on the ice...
On the Trails: Trailside scrapbook

...Creek on a fairly new wooden bridge (check out the remnants of an old log dam just upstream) and follows the Treadwell Ditch Trail. Not very far after the wooden bridge there is a very new bridge over a small rivulet that flows down to the main...
Local sports calendar Andy Macaulay at 209-4567.Thursday, Oct. 2RUNNINGHome, 3:30 p.m., Middle School running meet at Treadwell Ditch Trail.Friday, Oct. 3FOOTBALLHome, 8 p.m., Thunder Mountain hosts Juneau-Douglas in Glacier Bowl at TMHS Field...


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