North Shore Flathead Lake and Swan Range (Keith Hammer photo)
Swan Rangers sent in photos of their outings from around the world in the week ending Saturday, December 5, 2020!
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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.
Keith and Pam hiked the North Shore of Flathead Lake again, but this time near Somers, again looking east to the Swan Range (above) and . . .
. . . at sand designs and frosty feathers near their feet!
Philippa Goninan reminds us it is coming up on Summer in Australia, with this photo of Byron Beach . . .
. . . and this amazing flowering tree!
Jan and Willy Verhoef walked in the damp Waterloop Forest National Monument near their village in the Netherlands, with Jan sending us photos of fungi on the ground and . . .
. . . on the trees!
Debra Schweitzer took this photo of the Swan Range's Blaine Mountain while out for a walk . . .
. . . and Pam caught this extraordinary light on the Swan Range from Blaine Mountain to Hash Mountain!
Roger Benson came upon this structure while hiking the Pig Farm area west of Kalispell . . .
. . . and Ed Zyniecki came across this one at Estes Lake near Woods Bay, confirming the real estate market really is crazy this year in Montana!
Pat Jaquith captured the more-brown-than-golden-this-year larch needles during a hike with Mary near Tally Lake.
Dee Blank took this wonderful photo of icy twigs during a hike with Dave on Columbia Mountain . . .
. . . while Keith Hammer found six inches of snow at Cottonwood Bottom in Krause Basin!