Out and About

Posted: Sunday, May 26, 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 31: Last day of Spring King Salmon Derby. 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.

June 1: 11th Annual Sea Coast Relay, 9 and 10 a.m., five legs between 3 and 5 miles each. Starts at Mendenhall River School, finishes at Eagle Beach. Contact Layne Brant 789-7549 (e-mail: lbrant@gci.net) or Bob Marshall at 586-6200 (e-mail bobm@gci.net.) Applications at Nugget Alaskan Outfitter, The Alaska Club/JRC, and the Foggy mountain shop, must be to Southeast Road Runners by May 29.

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. Meet at 9 a.m. at Blueberry Hills access trail parking lot. 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.

June 2: Juneau Freewheelers Auke Rec Short Course Road Race, 10 a.m., Auke Bay Ferry Terminal to Shrine of St. Therese, start at Auke Rec parking area, 18.5 miles. Call Scott Fischer, 789-2033, for details.

June 4: Juneau Alpine Club meeting, 1136 Slim Williams Way, call 789-7058.

June 8: Douglas Treadwell Ditch Trail Run, 9 a.m., Sandy Beach to Blueberry Hill, about 5 miles. Contact Steve Davis, 586-9099.

June 8: Juneau Freewheelers Dredge Lake Mountain Bike Race, 10 a.m., start at Dredge Lake entrance, two or six laps. Call Dennis Travis, 789-7546, for details.

June 8-9: Juneau Alpine Club Berners Mountain trip, kayak or canoe. Call Gerry Landry, 789-7058, for details.

June 15: Kluane-Chilkat Bike Race, two- to eight-person bicycle relay race from Haines Junction, B.C., to Haines, 156 miles. Call Dave Ringle, 790-7249, for details.

June 15-23: 'Round-Admiralty "Spirit of Adventure" Sailboat Race. 200 miles, leaving Auke Bay and circling Admiralty Island with layover in Baranof Warm Springs and a return to downtown Juneau. "Cruiser" class will race seven day legs with overnight stops, allowing family and short-handed crews to participate. Contact www.juneauyachtclub.org, or Damon Cruz, 790-4564 or dcruz@gci.net.

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

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.

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