It’s huckleberry picking season in Northwest Montana, and apparently not much has changed in 100 years. Year after year, each huckleberry season, people still talk about how plentiful and how large the huckleberries are. Look at what was said in the Daily Interlake in 1912. Aug. 14 – Huckleberries have been especially plentiful on the […]
A gentle rain was falling as I sat in a fragrant huckleberry patch picking from the mother lode of bushes. It was peaceful and quiet on Big Mountain and I passed the time as I always do picturing bear lips nibbling away at the berries and wondering what happens if humans pick too many. […]
A recent Sunday afternoon found David, the girls, and I sitting in the truck – in the rain – on Big Mountain. Reluctantly, I waited for the rain to stop with the prospect of hiking the Danny On. When the rain stopped, I put on my pack and followed everyone up the sloppy trail.We were […]
While on a recent huckleberry picking outing at Big Mountain near Whitefish, a man came up the hill. He asked if he could take pictures of us for the local newspaper, The Whitefish Pilot. It was huckleberry days, and he needed some pics of pickers. The photographer shot a lot of pictures and I […]
A ski lift ride on Big Mountain, Montana. Click here to read the story behind the video.
Avalanche Workshop Begins After much anticipation, we arrived at Whitefish Mountain Resort’s base lodge. We were early for our avalanche safety workshop, and explored the brand new lodge. When we went outside again, we saw a ranger standing around a bin of snowshoes. This must be our guide we thought. The K. family was there […]