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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...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-02/winning-lottery
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-25/beaten-path-kayaking-east-side-lynn-
Outdoors
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 day...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-06-14/trails-sights-cowee-creek
Outdoors
Mountain goats: Relying on agility, suction-cup hooves

...conflict once every two or three hours during the mating season - despite their reputation for continually butting heads. Mountain goats mate in late fall and billies (male goats) may travel considerable distances to find receptive nannies...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051103/out_mtgoats.shtml
Outdoors
Echo Ranch Bible Camp to break ground for lodge

...at its widest point. The current lodge is in a special setting, Shaner said. The dining hall looks out onto Lions Head Mountain. But the lodge is limiting. It can accommodate 160 people at a time, but sometimes when the camp is running at or...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061005/loc_20050610019.shtml
News
Bridget Point is in full flower

...The main trail continues to the berm at the edge of the beach, from which you can enjoy a great view of Lion's Head Mountain and Berners Bay, occasional humpback whales and harbor seals, lots of gulls and sea ducks. From here, the trail...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061106/out_20060611038.shtml
Outdoors
Kensington meetings slated for next week

...received permits in 1997 to dewater and stack mine tailings at a proposed facility on the Lynn Canal side of Lion's Head Mountain. But it lobbied to place its tailings into Lower Slate Lake on the Berners Bay side to reduce costs. The use of Lower...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072304/sta_kensington.shtml
News
Hard rock, hard choices

...environmentalists, are that the project has now expanded its major operations from the Lynn Canal side of Lion's Head Mountain to wildlife-rich Berners Bay. The processing mill and a dam for Lower Slate Lake would be built in the forest on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072504/loc_hardrock.shtml
News
My Turn: Reopening Kensington mine would adversely affect Berners Bay

...is smaller. The original plan for the mine kept all facilities confined to a small area on the west side of Lions Head Mountain on the Lynn Canal side. The development totally stayed out of Berners Bay. The new plan proposes to scatter these...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072504/opi_myturn3.shtml
Opinion
Remember problem of the Midas touch

...Berners Bay, one at Slate Creek Cove and the other at Cascade Point; 4) an access tunnel from the mill through Lions Head Mountain to the Kensington claims; and 5) processing facilities on private land in the Johnson Creek drainage. Midas-like...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091305/let_20050913006.shtml
Opinion

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