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