Out and About

Posted: Sunday, May 12, 2002

In season: Brown bear (March 15-May 31), black bear (until June 30), freshwater steelhead trout (peaks April-June), cutthroat trout (peaks May-June), freshwater smelt (peaks in May), salt and freshwater king salmon (peaks May-July).

May 16: Juneau Audubon Society program on birds with Bob Armstrong, 7-9 p.m. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

May 17: Bike to Work Day, call Dennis Harris, 586-2384, for details. Helmets required.

May 18: Bike to Hike (former Tour de Cure), 8 a.m., Twin Lakes parking lot, 100 km. Contact Jessica Menendez, 586-2246. Juneau Freewheeler Bicycle Club event. Helmets required.

May 18: Juneau Alpine Club Boy Scout Trail hike. Call Ellen Pavitt at 790-2976 for details.

May 18: Hike for Health, Kaxdegoowu Heen Dai, 2.1 miles one way; Treadwell Ditch, Blueberry Hills to Eagle Creek, about 2 miles one way. Call 790-6406, Trail Mix office, for details.

May 19: Juneau Alpine Club Bullard climb with ice ax and crampons. Call Bill Forrest at 321-3144 for more information.

May 23: Juneau Alpine Club Mount Roberts moonlight hike with ice ax and crampons. Call Bill Forrest at 321-3144 for details.

May 25: Hike for Health, Auke Nu Trail, 3 miles one way; Dan Moeller Trail, 3 miles one way. Call 790-6406, Trail Mix office, for details.

May 25-27: Juneau Alpine Club kayak trip around Douglas Island. Bring kayak and camping gear. For more information, call Larry Musarra at 586-0152.

June 1: Juneau Alpine Club Gastineau-Roberts-Sheep-Clark traverse with ice ax. Call Greg Bledsoe at 463-3211 for details.

June 1: Hike for Health, Windfall Lake Trail, 4 miles one way to cabin; Perseverance Trail, 3 miles one way to end, or Granite Creek Basin 3.5 miles one way. Call 790-6406, Trail Mix office, for details.

June 1: National Trails Day picnic and awards ceremony, 4 p.m., Auke Village Recreation Area. Sponsored by Trail Mix and SAGA. Call 790-6406 for details.

June 1: Volunteer work day on Treadwell Ditch Trail. Sponsored by Trail Mix and SAGA. Call 790-6406 or visit the Trail Mix Web site www.juneautrails.org. Bring water, lunch, work gloves, and rain gear.

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: Spring King Salmon Derby, through May 31. Benefits Tlingit-Haida Central Council Alumni Scholarship Assistance Program. Rules available at ticket sale locations. Weigh-in stations are Jerry's Meats and Seafoods, Taku Fisheries, Alaska Seafoods.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.



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