"Windy and nippy" at Lake McDonald! (Debra Schweitzer photo)
Swan Rangers skied and snowshoed in temperatures that fell well below zero during the week ending Saturday, February 13, 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.
Debra Schweitzer went snowshoeing in Glacier National Park, sending us our lead photo above . . .
. . . and this one showing growing ice and cold mountains!
Mask wearing wasn't just a COVID precaution, but to keep your face from freezing! (Keith Hammer selfie)
Pam Willison turned to goggles to keep sunglasses from fogging up and eyes from freezing shut while skiing the Foothills Nordic Trails! (Pam Willison selfie)
And most stayed off the mountain tops, where winds and spindrift created high avalanche danger and high wind chills! (Mt. Aeneas photo by Keith Hammer)
But the week started off with deep snow and "perfect" temps in the 20s. Chris Gotschalk sent in this photo of his ski with Fawn . . .
. . . into the Bond Creek Bridge!
Keith Hammer got this "bluebird" shot as he and Pam skied in Krause Basin and . . .
. . . this one as they enjoyed deep snow and sunlight!
Linda Anderson sent in this photo of "tunnel of trees" as she and Phyllis skied the Powerline Loop on Blacktail Mountain.