Out and About

Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2001

In season: 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.), and freshwater Northern Pike (peaks July-Aug.).

Trails reports: For the latest information on trails being used for commercial tours, call 586-5330 or visit

Short notice hikes: The Alpine Club has several hikes planned to take place on short notice when the conditions are favorable. Call the hike leader to be included. A 20-mile, high intensity climb up Stroller White sometime in July or August, let by Bill Forrest, 789-3008. A 21-mile, high intensity, overnight trip up Mt. Wrather sometime in July or August, led by Bill Forrest, 789-3008. An all-day, high intensity climb of Berners Mountain, led by Gerry Landry, 789-7058. A half-day, medium intensity hike up Mt. Meek led by Kathy Landry, 789-7058.

July 21: Dog Salmon Days Festival in Kake, including the Challenge of the Chums canoe race.

July 21: The Saturday hike usually meets at 9:30 a.m. No dogs or firearms please. Call the hike hotline at 586-0428.

July 21: Kids Day program on Smokey the Bear at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area from 11 a.m. to noon. Children under 7 should bring an adult. For more call 789-6640.

July 21: Slideshow about the Inughuit in Northern Greenland at 7:30 p.m. at Goldtown Nickelodeon by visiting photographer Inga Bjork. Call 586-2787

July 21: Trail Mix work day on the Treadwell Ditch trail. Volunteers should meet at the new trailhead parking lot at the end of Jackson Street in the Blueberry Hills subdivision at 9 a.m. Call 790-6406.

July 22: Public trap shoot at 10 a.m. every Sunday at the Juneau Gun Club. Call 789-9844.

July 22: Sporting rifle shoot every 3rd Sunday at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the shoot starts at 10 a.m. Visit Juneau Rifle & Pistol Club website at

July 23-27: Level 3a performance sailing (ages 14-18). Visit the Juneau Sailing Club at

July 25: Wednesday adult hike usually starting at 9 a.m. No dogs or firearms please. Call the hike hotline at 586-0428.

July 25: Wednesday Evening Sailing Clinic. Visit the Juneau Sailing Club at

July 25: Public trap shoot at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Juneau Gun Club. For more call 789-6640.

July 26: Trail Mix monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Mendenhall Mall Library. Call 790-6406.

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