Out and About

Posted: Sunday, June 02, 2002

In season: 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).

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: Juneau Audubon Society bird and plant identification walk to South Bridget Cove. Meet at South Bridget Cove parking lot at 10 a.m. Leader is Mary Lou King.

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.

Ongoing: Guided hikes through Juneau Parks and Recreation Department on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Call 586-0428 for details.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.



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