Out and About

Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2002

In season: Black bear (Sept. 1-June 30), brown bear (Sept. 15-Dec. 31, March 15-May 31), deer (Sept. 15-Dec. 31), mountain goat (Sept. 1 or Oct. 1, depending on area,-Nov. 31), wolf (Aug. 1-April 30), wolverine (Nov. 10-Feb. 15), ducks, geese, brants, snipe, crane (Sept. 1-Dec. 15), red and blue king crab (Oct. 1-March 31), coho salmon (June-Nov.). (Seasons and limits are more complex than can be detailed here. Always check regulations before heading out.)

Nov. 17: Juneau Alpine Club Glacier Walk, bring ice ax, crampons and harness. Paddle or hike to the glacier. Details: Tim Arness, 209-2589.

Nov. 17: State 300-yard Prone Rifle Championship, Hank Harmon Rifle Range off Montana Creek Road. Registration 8:30-9:15 a.m. followed by the match. One-meet entry fee is $15; three-meet fee is $20. Details: Mal Menzies, mmenzies@rmjuneau.com.

Nov. 17: Juneau Alpine Club slide show/potluck party, 5:30 p.m., 2374 Lawson Creek Road. Slides from Peru and the Brooks Range. Details: Frances Still, 364-3406.

Nov. 19: Juneau Yacht Club monthly meeting and dinner, 6:30 p.m. at the club near Aurora Basin.

Nov. 19: High-power rifle clinic with Ron Fleishhacher of the Alaska Army National Guard in Anchorage, 6 p.m., second floor of RAYCO Sales, 8371 Old Dairy Road. Details: Mal Menzies, mmenzies@rmjuneau.com.

Nov. 23-24: Juneau Alpine Club Mount Alan James hike, bring ice ax, crampons and camping gear. Details: Greg Bledsoe, 463-3211.

Dec. 5: Juneau Yacht Club Sail Sqadron meeting, 7 p.m. at the club near Aurora Basin.

Ongoing: Eaglecrest Ski Area season passes available at the preseason discount through Thanksgiving weekend. Eaglecrest staff will be at the Nugget Mall for season pass and ski locker sales Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.

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: Parks and Rec hikes, most Saturdays and Wednesdays starting around 9-10 a.m. Call 586-0428 for recorded details or check www.juneau.lib.ak.us/parksrec/hike/schedule.php.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.

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