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Weekly Whale Feature: 'Chilkat'

This whale is named after the Chilkat Mountains, a range that separates Chilkat Inlet and Lynn Canal from the Muir Inlet in Glacier Bay. Name: Chilkat / NOAA No. SEAK 1443...
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...
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...
My Turn: I love my Ford F250 4x4

...awe, crystal clear blue skies, emerald green old growth forests manicure perfect, nature carved, snow capped Chilkat Mountains along with blue-green, fish-rich waters of Stephens Passage and Lynn Canal. I breathe deep, my lungs fill...
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...
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...
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...
Afternoon Fog

The Chilkat Mountains are visible in the distance as a fog bank envelops the Mendenhall Wetlands on Monday afternoon. Despite the fog, Alaska Airlines reported no flight delays. | | |
Photo: Chilling out in Juneau

This view of the distant Chilkat Mountains from False Outer Point last Sunday is compelling but doesn't begin to reveal the frigid temperatures that prevailed in the midst of the coldest snap this winter in Juneau. | | |


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