Tag: hiking

Sitka Trail Works offers full schedule of summer hikes

As summer approaches, Sitka is coming alive. The Tongass is abuzz with birds and insects. Flowers are blooming, and the forest floor is blanketed with green. Sitka Trail Works is gearing up for a full summer season of hiking trips. Lee House and Lynne Brandon joined KCAW's Erin Fulton to talk about summer hike offerings, Sitka Trail Works' projects including the Cross Trail expansion, and a look toward the future. Read More

Volunteers retrieve injured hiker from Verstovia Trail

Early Sunday evening, Sitka Mountain Rescue received word of an injured hiker on the Mt. Verstovia trail. Gregory Raschick of Sitka injured his knee at 1600 feet, while descending the mountain with a group of family and friends. Raschick is a longtime volunteer for Sitka Mountain Rescue, so he knew exactly what to do. Read More
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