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Off the Beaten Path: A con like Alaska had never seen, reflections on Soapy Smith

...hours old I guessed. To the south, shrouded in slate gray clouds, stretched Lynn Canal and the Coastal and Chilkat Mountain ranges. I sat, bundled in an arctic parka, for a long while. Below were two valleys, one leading from Dyea to the...
On the Trails: Cruisin' to Berners Bay

...sometimes riding our bow waves. A picturesque little flight of swans headed north, against a backdrop of the Chilkat Mountain Range. And I have not even mentioned the pigeon guillemots, marbled murrelets, loons, Arctic terns, scoters of two...
Photo: Moonset

A full moon sets behind Mount Golub, left, and the Chilkat mountain range before sunrise on Monday morning.
On the Trails: Hiking to Granite Basin

...of flowers, especially noting a spectacular spread of pink-flowered fireweed in the upper basin. Beyond the Chilkat Mountain Range, the mighty, snow-clad peaks of the Saint Elias range were visible in the far distance, an unusual treat...
Sports in Juneau

...difficult ski along the Spaulding Meadows Trail. The trek features great panoramic views of Lynn Canall, the Chilkat Mountain Range, the Mount McGinnis area, and Douglas and Admiralty islands. Bring cross-country skis and/or snowshoes...
Photo: Moonset

A full moon sets over the Chilkat Mountain range on Thursday morning. Sound off on the important issues at
Photo: Chilkat sunset

The sun sets behind the Chilkat Mountain Range on Wednesday. The clouds were part of the weather front that brought a dumping of snow. | | |
Chilkat trek tackled by UAS Outdoor Studies students

...into one trip - a final of outdoor proportions, so to speak. This year, the group decided to travel across the Chilkat Mountain range in the spring with the intent to ski between camps along the way. The trip would test the group's teamwork...
Best bets: All that jazz the Outer Point Trail. This short trail leads to a beach that offers magnificent views of the water and the Chilkat mountain range. The trail begins at mile 12.5 on the Douglas Highway in North Douglas and it's a quick quarter mile to the...
Photo: Chilly Chilkats

Big waves and wind have pounded Southeast lately, making for dramatic scenes of nearby terrain, such as the Chilkat Mountain Range, north of Juneau.


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