First Day Hike set for Eagle Beach

Hut, hut hike. The First Day Hike with Juneau Area State Parks Advisory Board is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday Dec. 29. First Day hikes… Continue reading


Erik Boraas, Executive Director of Trail Mix, Inc., talks about the organization while walking along the newly reworked Switzer-Marriot Aquatic Education Trail in Switzer Creek on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Trail Mix’s annual fundraising dinner and auction is November 17 at Centennial Hall. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Trail Mix celebrates 25 years of work

Community support is key to its success.


Jeff Sauer and his wife, Theresa Svancara, stop for a picture in Glacier National Park in Montana while hiking the Continental Divide Trail in September 2018. (Photo courtesy Jeff Sauer)

Juneau hiker finishes country’s three major trails

He’s one of just under 400 people to do it.