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Off the Beaten Path: Part 2: The Ghost of Allen Hasselborg

...dilapidated shacks, floats and logging boom at the outlet of Pack Creek. Two northern harrier hawks, the male smaller and of seals were hauled out. In a month and a half Pack Creek would attract upwards of two dozen bear viewers a day...
On the Trails: Lucky days

One lucky day in May, I hitched a ride to Pack Creek-a lovely, smooth flight each way. As soon as we arrived, we saw a mama brown bear and a big cub, digging clams far out on...
Local teacher honored with DSE inaugural award

...Eisele said. The third trip is five days in the Pack Creek area on Admiralty Island. All trips are $650 for teachers...Smith has chosen to go on the icefield trip; she went to Pack Creek with Discovery Southeast a few years ago. "All of us...
2015 Fireside lectures begin today

...perspective," he said. "It's easier, no doubt."Neary and his family planned a seven-day trip terminating at Pack Creek, but ended up pulling out south of that because "we were down to drinking our bottle of olive oil," he said. Other...
Welcome to the bear show

...paws up in the air.The area around Pack Creek, a bear-viewing area on Admiralty Island - not to mention Pack Creek itself - offers some amazing sights...drainage about two miles south of Pack Creek. Last summer, that's where Bjorn...
At Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

...Stand your ground against a curious bear.Among those listening to Hechtel speak in Wrangell's Nolan Center was Pack Creek bear guide Ken Leghorn. Though Leghorn had more experience than most in the audience, he said Bearfest is a valuable...
Photos: Exploring Pack Creek

A mother brown bear and cub feed on grasses at Pack Creek on Admiralty Island.
Off the Beaten Path: The ghost of Allen Hasselborg

...with their large, dark, melancholic eyes, trailed behind. In the afternoon as the wind and seas grew, I passed Pack Creek and made camp next to a mink den. If the weather held, Hasselborg's homestead was only an easy day's paddle away...
Off the Beaten Path: Spring Break in Southeast Alaska

...billboards of scantily clad marine mammals in suggestive poses. Clubs could be located near our most prized natural gems like Pack Creek, Berners Bay, Fords Terror, Tracy Arm and Glacier Bay. People would pay a lot of money to get DJ shout outs next to...

...runs June to Sept., peaks in July), coho salmon (June-Nov.), Dolly Varden (June-Aug.), bear viewing at Pack Creek (June-Sept., peaks July and Aug.), and freshwater Northern Pike (peaks July-Aug.). Trails reports: For...


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