Summer Hikes, continued-
1 day 2 hours ago
Ah, what a summer it’s been so far. My goal this year as a newly retired person is to get outside and do something active every day, rain or shine. At first I had this crazy idea that I would be...
2 days 19 hours ago
The weather towards the end of June was cloudy and rainy, with not much hope for improvement any time soon. We squeezed in some good bike rides and hikes when we got the chance, but for the most...
3 weeks 3 days ago
“We need to do a ridge hike,” I told Scott. “We haven’t done a good ridge hike yet this summer.”
He looked surprised as he replied, “Sure we have. We hiked Gold Ridge and up Mt. Gastineau...
7 weeks 6 days ago
One of the methods I use to fall asleep is to hike up the Spaulding Trail and over to Muir Cabin in my mind. I try to be as detailed as possible. If I find that I’ve skipped ahead or missed a...
9 weeks 4 days ago
I must have met Sharon soon after she moved to Juneau. She showed up for some weekly evening bike rides I organized through the Juneau Freewheelers Bike Club to encourage women to bicycle and...
11 weeks 3 days ago
Have you ever hiked a trail that left you so traumatized you never wanted to return there again?
14 weeks 23 hours ago
I should have brought an ice axe.
A friend of mine cautioned me when I told him I was planning to hike up Hawthorne Peak. “The snowpack can be pretty icy up there this time of year. You...
51 weeks 1 day ago
Every once in a while I like to go for a solo camping trip. My favorite camping spots are above tree line, somewhere with a great view in all directions. During the most recent stretch of good...
1 year 5 weeks ago
Do you ever make an offhand comment to someone, only to immediately wonder, “Now why in the world did I say that?” That’s the way I felt last week, when I casually suggested to my coworker...
1 year 8 weeks ago
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