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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Mountain Day!

Hello!!!!  Today I went hiking on a mountain called Schweitzer that looks down on Sandpoint, Idaho.  From the top you can see Lake Pend Oreille.  It's a huge lake surrounding the town that was created during the ice ages by the lake Missoula floods -- it's called "Pend Oreille" because it's shaped like a big ear :-) Here I am jumping over the ski resort building and the lake!

On the trail I found some deer tracks!!! I didn't see the deer who made them, though, but he must have come just before me.

And I found some beautiful flowers called "Indian Paintbrush."

And last but not least, I found some huckleberries!!! Huckleberries are like mountain blueberries, they are a little smaller and they have a slightly different but extremely yummy taste!


  1. Those huckleberries look good, Michael. We don't have them in Australia.

  2. The flowers are very pretty!!

  3. Hope you are enjoying your visit to the States.

    Huckleberries, I've never had those. I bet they are good.