Out and About

Posted: Sunday, August 04, 2002

In season: King and Dungeness crab, halibut and rockfish (peaks June-Sept.), king, sockeye, pink and chum salmon (runs June to Sept., peaks in July), coho salmon (June-Nov.), freshwater brook trout (peaks Aug.-Sept.), Dolly Varden (June-Aug.), bear viewing at Pack Creek (June-Sept., peaks July and Aug.), freshwater Northern pike (peaks July-Aug.), deer (Aug.-Dec., depending on area), mountain goat (Aug.-Dec., depending on area), wolf (Aug.-April), grouse (Aug.-May), ptarmigan (Aug.-May).

Aug. 6: Juneau Alpine Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., 1136 Slim Williams Way. Details: 789-7058.

Aug. 9: Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club Tour of Juneau/Blueberry Hill Climb time trials. Meet at Douglas side of Douglas Bridge. 5:30 p.m. registration, 6:30 p.m. start. Details: Lou Edwards, 789-3345.

Aug. 10: Granite Creek Basin Trail maintenance day, Juneau Alpine Club and Trail Mix. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Perseverance Trailhead. Details: 463-3211 or 790-6406.

Aug. 10: Nature art, children's program with naturalist Bethany Albrecht, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Details: 789-6640.

Aug. 10: Treadwell Twosome Traverse, a Southeast Road Runners 5-K race and fund-raiser for the JDHS cross-country teams, 9 a.m., Savikko Park. Details: Paul DeSloover, 586-6709 or polywog@ak.net, or Guy Thibodeau, 463-8442.

Aug. 10: Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club Tour of Juneau/North Douglas time trials. Meet at False Outer Point parking lot. 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start. Details: Lou Edwards, 789-3345.

Aug. 11: Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club Tour of Juneau race. Meet at totem pole at Auke Village Recreation Area. 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start. Details: Lou Edwards, 789-3345.

Aug. 17: Juneau Alpine Club Mendenhall Glacier walk, bring ice ax, crampons and harness. Details: Tim Arness, 209-2589.

Aug. 17: Bountiful butterflies, children's program with naturalist Allen Vaira, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Details: 789-6640.

Aug. 24: Porcupines, children's program with naturalist Gen Swayer, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Details: 789-6640.

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: Paint ball games most Saturday mornings. Bring your own markers (guns), paint and Co2. Details: Micah, 790-4523.

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

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.



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