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, Willow: Caterpillar outbreak, eating lots of the plants including berry plants. (I think it’s rusty tussock moth.)
Hatcher Pass, Willow: Crowberry have some green, some ripe berries.
Hatcher Pass: People still picking blueberries.
Hatcher Pass: People picking blueberries, cranberries, crowberries.