Flathead National Forest
Off Grid Solar System
Oct. 2012 in  Polebridge Montana
Flathead National Forest


35 Miles NW of Columbia Falls and off the grid


Gateway to Glacier National Park


Polebridge is 35 miles off road from Columbia Falls
and just 22 miles from the Canadian boarder.

Getting There

Polebridge Montana Mercantile and Bakery


Only place to eat within 35 miles.

Their Off Grid Solar System

48V Battery Pack System


This 5.5 KW system stores energy during daylight hours.
The battery system provides electricity for general
lighting and internet satellite service after hours.
During business hours, the bakery uses either
a 10KW,  20 KW, or 30KW diesel powered
generator, depending of bakery oven demand.

Maps of the Area