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SAIL and Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H program to offer hiking club event on Thursday, Nov. 19

The Sitka office of Southeast Alaska Independent Living Inc. (SAIL) has announced a partnership with the Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H program to create a hiking club that will meet once a month. This month’s hike will be from 3:45-5:15 p.m. on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park to host Toddler Hiking Group on Oct. 27

The Toddler Hiking Group returns to the Sitka National Historical Park this month. Join the park rangers for a walk along the park’s trails with your toddler at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at the Sitka National Historical Park visitor’s center. We … Continue reading

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SAIL and Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H program to offer hiking club event on Wednesday, Oct. 14

The Sitka office of Southeast Alaska Independent Living Inc. (SAIL) has announced a partnership with the Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H program to create a hiking club that will meet once a month on Wednesdays. This month’s hike will be from 3:45-5:15 p.m. … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park to host kid-friendly tidepool walk on Saturday

When the tide goes out, the table is set! Join us for this special Sitka National Historical Park program, exploring the diversity of resources in the intertidal area. Seasonal Biologist James Sparks will guide visitors through the tidepools, exploring the … Continue reading

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Sitka Trail Works provides landslide trail status update and announces this Saturday’s group hike

On Saturday, Aug. 29, Sitka Trail Works will lead a hike on the newly repaired Herring Cove trail. The hike will include the loop around Beaver Lake before returning to the trailhead. Meet at 9 a.m. at the trailhead at the … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park to host National Trails Day events on Saturday, June 6

Fun for the whole family will be the focus when the Sitka National Historical Park hosts its annual National Trails Day events on Saturday, June 6. Fun family activities range from scavenger hunts to a toddler hike, allowing families to … Continue reading

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Sitka Trail Works releases weekend guided hike schedule for the 2015 summer

Sitka Trail Works will kick off its 2015 summer series of weekend hikes on Saturday, May 9, with a a lesson on geocaching taught by new board members Gio Villanueva and Jeff Cranson. After a short tutorial at 8:30 a.m. at … Continue reading

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City and Borough of Sitka and Sitka Trail Works upgrade section of Cross Trail, start on a new section

The City and Borough of Sitka, in cooperation with Sitka Trail Works, has been working on improvements to and reconstruction of the Sitka Cross Trail since last spring. Using grants the city received from the Alaska Department of Transportation and the … Continue reading

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SAIL to host workshop on how to pack for a day hike during the summer

The Sitka office of Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) will host a free workshop on how to pack for a summer day hike from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, at the SAIL office, 514 Lake Street, Suite C. The … Continue reading

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Get outdoors and celebrate Winter Trails Day on Saturday, Jan. 10

Saturday, Jan. 10, is Winter Trails Day, when several locations around the country will host special events designed to get people outdoors during the winter. Winter Trails Day is geared toward snowsports, such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, but don’t … Continue reading

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