Hatcher Pass, Fishhook: Picked many blueberries of three types in subalpine and alpine areas, mostly dwarf. All species are very sweet. Many berries have dropped off plants and some berries are squished on the plant. Found subalpine highbush cranberries ready to pick.
Hatcher Pass, Fishhook: Picked blueberries in subalpine areas. Very sweet, and many berries have dropped off plants now, though they’re not squishy yet.
Hatcher Pass, Fishhook: Picked lots of dwarf blueberries above the treeline. Leaves are dropping revealing many accessable berries. Also picked bog blues and some wrinkly early blues. The berries are all pretty sweet and good at this point.
Hatcher Pass, Willow and Fishhook: Picked berries for last several days in different alpine and subalpine areas. Blueberries of all 3 kinds ready now and some getting really tasty. (In some spots earlier the early blues were ripe while the dwarf blues were completely green.) Crowberries perfect. Alpine highbush cranberry patches red and crispy.
Hatcher Pass, Fishhook: Picked lots of blueberries in alpine areas. Nice and ripe berries and plants happy from rainy weather.
Hatcher Pass: People still picking blueberries.
Hatcher Pass: People picking blueberries, cranberries, crowberries.