Out and About

Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2002

In season: Freshwater steelhead trout (peaks April-June), cutthroat trout (peaks May-June), salt and freshwater king salmon (peaks May-July), halibut and rockfish (peaks June-Sept.), sockeye, pink and chum salmon (runs June to Sept., peaks in July), coho salmon (June-Nov.), Dolly Varden (June-Aug.), bear viewing at Pack Creek (June-Sept., peaks July and Aug.), freshwater northern pike (peaks July-Aug.), 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).

July 20: Salmon, children's program with naturalist Naomi Seidel, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Details: 789-6640.

July 20: Juneau Alpine Club East Glacier Trail hike, 1 p.m., 3.1 miles. Details: Steve Kocsis, 790-3175. Meet at far parking lot. Children with parents welcome.

July 20: Ben Blackgoat Memorial Perseverance Trail Run, 9 a.m., 2-, 4-, or 7-mile run starting at Gold Creek Bridge on Basin Road. Details: Stan or Marge Ridgeway, 789-1937 or ridgeway@gci.net.

July 20: Juneau Alpine Club Robert Barron Peak-Mount Golub climb. Details: Larry Musarra, 586-0152. Call about boat transportation.

July 25: Trail Mix meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Library. Details: 790-6406.

July 27: Gold panning, children's program with naturalist Dale Knollenberg, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Details: 789-6640.

July 28, 29: Project HomeSafeSM, nationwide firearms safety education program, at Super Kmart 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 28, at Outdoor Headquarters 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 29. Watch a safety video, view a display of safe storage equipment and get a free firearms safety kit with a gun lock.

Ongoing: Paint ball games, starting between 10 a.m. and noon Saturdays at the Dredge Lake area near the Mendenhall River Bridge. Bring your own markers (guns), paint and Co2. Details: Micah, 790-4523.

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

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. Details: 789-9844.

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

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

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.



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