Swan Range with snow squalls. (Keith Hammer photo)
Swan Rangers ran into each other and got mixed up during their outings in both sun and squalls during the week ending Saturday, January 16, 2021!
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While the Swan Ranger Saturday group outings remain suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic, we will get a report out each week with items of interest to folks trying to get outside for some "social distancing" and spirit-calming fresh air.
Carol, Cissy, Don, Julie, Keith, and Pam hiked various portions of the north shore of Flathead Lake in various combinations, taking in views of the Swan Range like the one above.
They weren't sure what kind of bird nest this is . . .
. . . but they were pretty sure this one might be a bald eagle nest . . .
. . . and they were pretty sure this immature bald eagle still has a little growing up to do! (Keith Hammer photos above)
On a sunnier note, Skip Via sent in this photo of Lake McDonald and his walk with Mary . . .
. . . along with this close-up of the stones!
Norma Linsky sent in this tele-photo of Nyack Mountain, taken during a snowshoe with friends up Cascadilla Creek!
Linda Anderson sent in this photo from that rare sunny day where, while skiing Blacktail Nordic Ski Trails with her friend, she ran into Pam!
Pam Willison took this photo of a pretty big snow pinwheel . . .
. . . while Chris Gotschalk sent in this photo of the uprooted cottonwood at Patterson Creek, which he hiked to with Fawn via the Peterson Creek Trail! (Yes, it is confusing).
Keith Hammer got this shot of but one group of common golden-eyes seen during his hike with Pam along the McDonald Creek oxbow.
But Philippa Goninan gets the last word with this wonderful sunset photo taken on their farm in Australia!