Out and About

Posted: Sunday, June 30, 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 30: Juneau Alpine Club Arctic Odyssey slide show and potluck, 5:30 p.m. Call Barb or Kim Turley, 789-7058, for details.

July 2: Juneau Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., 1136 Slim Williams Way. Call 789-7058 for details.

July 4: Southeast Road Runners Douglas 2-Mile Fun Run, 2:30 p.m., start at Douglas Bridge, Douglas Island side. For details, contact Mary Ann Gosling, 789-9111. No preregistration needed. $2 fee. Registration is 1:30 to 2:45 p.m.

July 6: Southeast Road Runners JRC/The Alaska Club Governor's Cup 5K and kids 12 and 1-mile runs. Adult race starts at 9 a.m., kids' runs at 10 a.m. Start at Fourth and Main streets. For details, contact Caro Rosier-Polley, 789-2181.

July 5: Juneau Alpine Club Mount Wrather climb begins, bring ice ax, crampons, camping gear. Call Dave Lefebvre, 789-4099, for details.

July 6: Bears, children's program with naturalist Dave Jacus, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Call 789-6640 for details.

July 13: Southeast Road Runners Mount Juneau Ridge Run, conditions permitting. July 14 is alternate date. Starts at 7:30 a.m. at Perseverance Trailhead parking lot at the end of Basin Road. Approximately 15 miles and 3,000 vertical feet. For details, contact Dave Pusich, 780-4525. Route and safety issues will be discussed before the run starts.

July 13: Rain, children's program with naturalist Tara Novakowski, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Call 789-6640 for details.

Ongoing: Guided nature hike on the Trail of Time, Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m. daily. Meet at the flagpoles. Call 789-6640 for details.

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.

Ongoing: The Mendenhall and Auke Village campgrounds are open for the summer. Fee is $8 a night. Call 586-8800 for details.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.

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