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Winning the Weather Lottery: Kayaking in Berner's Bay

...probably from "Berners," his mother's family name. Dictionary of Alaska Place Names, 1971, p. 126.Lions Head Mountain: Kakuhan Range, Coast Mts. Descriptive name given in 1867 by George Davidson, USC&GS, because its "serrated...
Off the Beaten Path: Kayaking the east side of Lynn Canal from Berners Bay to Haines

...anything but boring.Near Point Sherman, a few buildings and a road led to mines and tailing along the ramparts of Lions Head Mountain. Gold was discovered at Sherman Creek around the time of the 1897 Klondike stampede. Since then, several mines...
On the Trails: Sights on Cowee Creek

...The tide was low, so we had an easy stroll on the beach and around the point to the mouth of the creek. Lion's Head mountain was capped with a small cloud but peeked though briefly.Despite the very active mosquitoes that got busier as the...
Coeur's mining claims leave out some important details

...features a photograph of Lions Head Mountain and numerous benefits of the downsized...on the Lynn Canal side of Lions Head Mountain. Financial problems and low gold...area on the west side of Lions Head Mountain. You may have noticed this site...
Images from another time: Jualin mine

...northwest, the long-closed Jualin gold mine, about 44 miles northwest of dowtown Juneau, is shown with Lion's Head Mountain in the background. The Jualin was discovered by Frank Cook in 1895 and was first operated by the Jualin Mining Co...
Nagging questions

...approximately 12,000 acres of national forest land from the area of Slate Creek Cove, Lower Slate Lake, and Lion's Head Mountain in Berners Bay. In exchange, the public would gain mostly cutover or subsurface private land near Ketchikan. Related...
Environmentalists don't oppose mine

...clear perspective on proposed mine operations near Lions Head Mountain. One group was in favor of mine operations in Slate...will gain by mining from the Lynn Canal side of Lions Head Mountain. Be satisfied, Coeur Alaska, with a slightly less...
My Turn: Berners Bay shouldn't be sacrificed

...setting sun cast its last rays on the fresh snow of Lions Head Mountain. We had just kayaked in from Echo Cove, passing a...breakwater at Cascade Point to Slate Creek beneath Lions Head Mountain. Any good Republican reading this letter (and probably...
Mine proposal lose-lose for Juneau

...have a mine plan that has been approved (they received all needed permits in 1998) on the Lynn Canal side of Lions Head Mountain, yet they are now promoting a different proposal in Berners Bay. This new proposal is cheaper, but it ruins a wildlife-rich...
Casualty of mine

...costs of gold mining. Once a sparkling little lake nestled among unbroken forest and muskeg in the shadow of Lions Head Mountain, today Lower Slate Lake sits muddied, the surrounding forest and topsoil stripped from the land and replaced with...


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