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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...
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...
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...
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...
On the Trails: Spatial overlap among bears and between bears and humans

...displaced by big males. It would be interesting to learn where the adult male black bears in this region go to forage! At Pack Creek on Admiralty Island, most of the brown bears foraging on salmon in the estuary near the viewing area are females and subadults...
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...
I went where bears were not

...where I was assured that bears would be in abundance.However, they were not.This was my first "paid for" guided Pack Creek bear experience.I should have known better.My previous encounters with guides on guided bear experiences seldom resulted...

...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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