Out and About

Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2001

In season: King and dungeness crab, halibut, coho salmon (June-Nov.), deer (Aug.-Dec., depending on area), mountain goat (Aug.-Dec., depending on area), wolf (Aug.-April), grouse (Aug.-May), ptarmigan (Aug.-May), ducks, geese, brants, swans, snipe, crane (Sept.-Dec.), coyote (Sept.-April), hare (Sept.-April) and brown bear (Sept.-Dec.).

Nov. 30: Full moon.

Dec. 1-May 15: Trapping season for beaver, coyote, fox, lynx, marten, mink and weasel, muskrat, land otter, squirrel and marmot.

Dec. 1: Saturday Parks and Rec hike on the Peterson Creek Trail on North Douglas, ending with a winter beach potluck. Meet at 10 a.m. at the end of North Douglas Highway. Bring warm clothes, rubber boots, binoculars, food and drink. No dogs or guns. Six-mile round trip.

Dec. 1: 8th Annual Jingle Jog, 5K run or 1 mile walk, 10 a.m. at Juneau Racquet Club Valley parking lot, check in at 9 a.m. Fee: $10, $12 day of race. Preregister at JRC, 789-2181.

Dec. 1: Juneau Alpine Club Glacier Walk, 3 miles, 5-7 hours, bring ice ax and crampons. Call Tim Arness, 789-9119, for details.

Dec. 2: Juneau Alpine Club Lemon Creek Valley walk, 5 hours. Call Kathy Landry, 789-7058, for details.

Dec. 4: Juneau Alpine Club meting, 7 p.m., Turley home. Call 789-7058 for details.

Dec. 8: Juneau Alpine Club Blackerby Ridge hike. Call Larry Musarra, 789-586-0152, for details.

Dec. 22: Eaglecrest Snowflake Festival starts.

Dec. 24-28: Ski & Snowboard School Holiday Camps Session No. 1, Eaglecrest.

Dec. 24: Annual Eaglecrest Christmas Eve Celebration with torchlight parade, ornament & snowflake decorating, holiday music and a visit from Santa.

Ongoing: Adult hike Wednesdays, usually starting around 9 a.m. Family hike Saturdays, usually starting around 9 a.m. No dogs or firearms please. Call the hike hotline at 586-0428 for details on the meeting place and route.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.

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