There’s a’nothing can harm you

As summer proceeds, Schweitzer Mountain warms up and all the snow is gone. Huckleberries are in abundance. And … it’s time for their huckleberry festival. You may be getting tired of seeing the same magnificent panorama, so lets ride to the very top (forgot the camera, so we’ll get some snaps from the phone). First we’ll spend the morning sampling huckleberry pancakes, huckleberry pie, and other goodies. Then it’ll be time to get a lift ticket.

Have a seat ... up we go.
Have a seat … up we go.

The ride up passes through clouds, open skies, breezes and direct sun … and then, here we are.

There is nothing can harm you now!
There is nothing can harm you now!

Sit around in Adirondack chairs for a season … hike around the top and look north, east, west and south … watch the people, creatures and birds. Relax.

East, I think ...
East, I think …
... west, maybe ...
… west, maybe …
... looking north???
… looking north???
... possibly south ...
… possibly south …

While we may be directionally challenged … we do know that every compass point points down. Ride down, or hike down? Only 2.5 miles, how bad can it be? There’s a’nothing can harm you – we’ll hike.

After an hour, it still looks like a long way!
After an hour, it still looks like a long way!

If you’re not used to it, hiking downhill across rolling rocks in the afternoon sun can build up an appetite. Well, there are lots of huckleberries on all sides, and there’s great food in the camper waiting! We ARE blessed to have a day like today.

 

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4 thoughts on “There’s a’nothing can harm you

  1. great to see you are still enjoying that place. we are excited to be back up there for our day on labor day weekend. truly a great place. last year we hiked back down too. great trails on that mountain. amazing skiing in winter.

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