The rain let up Saturday afternoon and for the first time, we attended the Whitefish Winter Carnival parade. While Blaine Kern may make better floats, we’ve never been to a Mardi Gras parade that served pizza. Instead of being themed after old Greek gods, this parade’s theme was that all American god, war. Whitefish knows […]
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 […]
We happened to stumble upon the annual end of season “pond skimming competition” at Big Mountain.
What is Pond Skimming? Pond skimming is an annual springtime event at ski resorts that dates back for decades. For the uninitiated – such as myself a few days ago- pond skimming involves skiing down a snowy slope into a pond while attempting to cross to the other side without falling into the icy […]
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 […]