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Photo: Moonset

A full moon sets behind Mount Golub, left, and the Chilkat mountain range before sunrise on Monday morning.
To camp or not to camp?

...a portion of a bald eagle preserve and is a popular eagle viewing spot. At 2 p.m., the sun hovered above the Chilkat mountains, and the foundation released two rehabilitated eagles into the wild before the sunlight disappeared. We missed...
On the Trails: Hiking to Granite Basin

...lots 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...
Off the Beaten Path: The eulachon of Berners Bay

...were 15 large piles of poop surrounding the circumference. At night we watched the aurora as it stretched from the Chilkat Mountains on one side of the channel to unnamed peaks rising from the bay.Soon the estuary was filled with thousands of gulls...
Off the Beaten Path: Kayaking the east side of Lynn Canal from Berners Bay to Haines

...look as I examined bones and rubbish jutting through piles of kelp. Lynn Canal stretched placid as the light on the Chilkat Mountains dimmed.In the mid-morning, I paddled past the Eldred Rock Lighthouse glowing beneath a triangular mountain...
BOW: A contagious magic

...and Echo Cove, on the fringes of Berners Bay. Views from the main beach extend across the ocean to the hulking Chilkat Mountains. Crosses and bible verses remind visitors and residents of a more spiritual side.Perhaps it's the subject matter...
Off the Beaten Path: The Alaskan slam mind off the potential controversy. We followed them down to the beach and were rewarded with a vista of the Chilkat Mountains, a sight that always makes me feel lucky to live in northern Southeast.At Sawmill Creek the snow-pack became firm...
My Turn: Celebrate the enjoyment and livelihood oceans provide

...lengthy by Juneau standards - out the road to Lena Cove, you are provided yet another breathtaking view of the Chilkat Mountains as they stretch down Lynn Canal. Launching a kayak out of Amalga Harbor, you glide right into the heart of the majestic...
Photo: Rest with a view

Mount Roberts hikers rest with a view of Juneau, Douglas Island and the distant Chilkat Mountains on Friday.
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...


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