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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: 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...
Tlingit pedagogy creates multiple opportunities for local students

...Forest Service to paddle Tracy Arm as a Kayak Ranger in August. Cheyenne Hinckley was also offered an internship with the Pack Creek brown bear wilderness rangers of the Forest Service. Eran Hood, a UAS Associate Professor of science recently hired...
The ABCs of "rudderless" travel

...make up the federally protected wilderness area known as Admiralty Island National Monument. The island features the Pack Creek Brown Bear Viewing Area, to which permits can be obtained through the Forest Service. The Greens Creek mine began operation...
Neary named new director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

...tourists dine on a pizza lunch at the viewing area at Pack Creek, on Admiralty Island. It wasn't long before a big...manager who oversaw the development of Admiralty Island's Pack Creek Bear Viewing Area and worked to create the kayak ranger...
Local scouts summit Mount Edgecumbe

...require months of planning, fund raising and training. For example, in the last five years we have sea kayaked to Pack Creek, explored the caves of Prince of Wales Island, hiked the Chilkoot Trail and canoed 200 miles down the Yukon River. The...
Pioneering Juneau attorney to be honored at luncheon Friday

...tournament. She was also an adventurer who loved the outdoors, fishing and skiing.Wilderness guide Ken Leghorn, of Pack Creek Outfitters, met Kohls in the late 1970s through the Wednesday hiking group sponsored by Parks and Rec. He remembers she...
Happy 92nd Birthday Dad!

...range. This was truly a gift and the very best adult experience we've ever shared. We were also lucky enough to visit Pack Creek on Admiralty Island on another visit to Alaska.I've learned many things from him, including: "God helps those...


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