Partly cloudy, partly sunny at the Swan River Wildlife Refuge! (Pam Willison photo)
Swan Rangers saw sun, shadows and snow on their outings during the week ending Saturday, January 30, 2021!
Click here or scroll down for the Rangers' photos and details!
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.
Chris, Fawn, Pam, Keith, Norma, and Mary skied the Swan River Wildlife Refuge in various combinations, with all finding at least some sunshine. Pam took our lead photo, above.
There's the usual trickly little stream crossing on the way out Bog Road on the refuge . . .
. . . but the reward is some time spent by the Swan River! (Chris Gotschalk photos)
Clear, cold nights make for hoar frost on cattails . . .
. . . and cottonwood limbs! (Keith Hammer photos)
Jan skied Blacktail Mountain Nordic Trails, where she got above a weather inversion and . . .
. . . saw her own shadow, claiming there will be six more weeks of winter! (Jan Lord photos)
Linda and Laurie skied in Krause Basin, as did Keith, who took this photo of Cottonwood Bottom where . . .
. . . snowshoe hares appear to poop one pellet per hop! (Keith Hammer photos)
Debra Schweitzer sent in this photo of the Swan Range taken during her walk along the north shore of Flathead Lake!
Norma Linsky took this photo of ice along the Middle Fork Flathead River during her outing on the Boundary Trail of Glacier NP!