BEFORE: A estimated four-ton boulder on Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

BEFORE: A estimated four-ton boulder on Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Now you see it, now you don’t: Trail Mix removes 4-ton boulder from trail

See how they did it.

Duncan Campbell, of Trail Mix Inc., explains how the group removed an estimated four-ton boulder from Perseverance Trail near the Granite Creek Trail spur on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. Campbell said the boulder has been on the trail for about a decade.

AFTER: An estimated four-ton boulder was removed from Perseverance Trail near the Granite Creek spur on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

AFTER: An estimated four-ton boulder was removed from Perseverance Trail near the Granite Creek spur on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

See more photos of the trail, below.


• Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and mpenn@juneauempire.com. Follow our Instagram at @Juneau.Life.


Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Granite Creek from a Perseverance Trail bridge on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Granite Creek from a Perseverance Trail bridge on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A dog walker on Perseverance Trail at the granite Creek Trail spur on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A dog walker on Perseverance Trail at the granite Creek Trail spur on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ebner Falls seen from Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ebner Falls seen from Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ebner Falls seen from Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ebner Falls seen from Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Perseverance Trail on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gold Creek seen from a Perseverance Trail bridge on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gold Creek seen from a Perseverance Trail bridge on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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