Out and About

Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2002

In season: Wolf (Aug.-April), grouse (Aug.-May), ptarmigan (Aug.-May), coyote (Sept.-April) and hare (Sept.-April).

Jan. 18-20: 33rd Annual Alcan 200 International Snowmachine Race, Haines. Driver registration, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Fog Cutter bar. Calcutta auction, 7 p.m., Jan. 18, Fog Cutter bar. Race to Dezadeash Lake and back, 10 a.m., Jan. 19, Mile 42 Haines Highway. Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Jan 19., Elks Lodge, with results and awards. Oval races, 1 p.m., Jan. 20, Mile 25 Haines Highway. Call (907) 766-2503 or (907) 766-2234 for details.

Jan. 18: Friday night skiing and tubing at Eaglecrest, 4-9 p.m., tentative, depending on weather. Call 790-2000 for details.

Jan. 19: Mount Jumbo climb, Juneau Alpine Club event, seven hours, high energy level, ice ax required. Call Greg Bledsoe, 463-3211, for details.

Jan. 19-21: Discover Eaglecrest event, including team scavenger hunt starting 1 p.m. at bottom of Hooter lift Jan. 19.

Jan. 20: Eaglecrest Tribute to the Olympics Torchlight Parade on Hooter lift. Cookies and hot chocolate at 4:30 p.m., parade at 5 p.m.

Jan. 20: USSA Alpine Winterfest Series 2 Giant Slaloms M-J4 race, 10 a.m., Eaglecrest.

Jan. 23: Fly Fishing 101 workshop, including fly-casting theory and how to fish local roadside waters, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 23 and 30, and Feb. 6. Call Community Schools, 463-1717, to enroll.

Jan. 25: Climbing at The Rock Dump Indoor Climbing Gym, 1310 Eastaugh Way near Alaska Litho, 6:30 p.m. Juneau Alpine Club event, RSVP to Kathy Landry, 789-7058.

Jan. 25: Juneau Gun Club annual meeting, 6 p.m. at the club. Event planning, election of officers.

Jan. 26: Youth Ski League Giant Slalom J4-J6, and USSA Alpine Ptarmigan Series M-J4 Super G training, Eaglecrest. Call 790-2000 for times.

Jan. 27: USSA Alpine Ptarmigan Series 2 Super Gs-4, Eaglecrest. Call 790-2000 for times.

Ongoing: Trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club, 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Call 789-9844 for details.

Ongoing: Adult hike Wednesdays, usually starting around 9-10 a.m. Family hike Saturdays, usually starting around 9-10 a.m. No dogs or firearms please. Call the hike hotline at 586-0428 for details on the meeting place and route.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.

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