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A mountaineer attempts a summit in a world made of snow and ice.
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Discovery Center Film Schedule
 

New for 2015, the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center is pleased to feature the films of the Ketchikan Story Project, presented in partnership with the Ketchikan Visitors Bureau. This film series tells the many stories of living, working and playing between the mountains and the sea. We're also screening The Meaning of Wild, a 30-minute film exploring the Tongass' 5.7 million acres of undeveloped wilderness and the people who live, work and play within its vast reaches.

8 a.m.
Discovering the Tongass: Alaska's Rainforest

8:30 a.m.
Ketchikan: Our Native Legacy

9 a.m.
Discovering the Tongass: Alaska's Rainforest

9:30 a.m.
Ketchikan: The Timber Years

10 a.m.
Discovering the Tongass: Alaska's Rainforest

10:30 a.m.
Ketchikan: The Bush Pilots

11 a.m.
Discovering the Tongass: Alaska's Rainforest

11:30 a.m.
Ketchikan: The Artists

12 noon
Ketchikan: A True Frontier

1 p.m.
Discovering the Tongass: Alaska's Rainforest

1:30 p.m.
The Meaning of Wild

2 p.m.
Discovering the Tongass: Alaska's Rainforest

2:30 p.m.
Ketchikan: Our Native Legacy

3 p.m.
Ketchikan: A Fish Story

3:40 p.m.
Discovering the Tongass: Alaska's Rainforest

All films are included in center admission.





 
Two rafters stand in shallow water at the edge of the Charley River headwaters. One red and one blue raft are loaded with paddles and gear. Vegetation is brown and the ground mucky. Did You Know?
The Charley River is the only completely protected watershed in National Park lands at 1.1 million acres. Arising at 4,000 ft of elevation, the Charley River runs 105 miles before emptying into the Yukon River 700 ft above sea level, for an average gradient of over 31 ft/mi.