Swan Rangers Capture Last of Fall Colors?


Fall colors on Crane Mountain by Keith Hammer

Swan Rangers enjoyed more Fall colors during their outings this past week until a snowy Winter storm slammed into northwest Montana and took down trees, power lines and internet service!

Click here or scroll down for the Rangers' photos and details!

In our lead photo, Keith Hammer shows lots of golden Larch needles yet to fall off, which led to lots of limb and tree breakage as heavy wet snows came later in the week and stuck to needles and leaves!

Keith also provides us the view from where . . .

. . . this American dipper likes to hang out on a beaver dam!

Debra Schweitzer show us more nice Fall colors, as does . . .

. . . Pat Jaquith, along with a reminder that . . .

. . . one may run into some snow along the trail (and much more in a matter of days)!

Ruth Quist captures the mood of changing weather in this view of the Swan Range!

Skip Via caught these Sandhill cranes taking off from a Flathead Valley stubble field.

Sallie Gratch breaks up any potential for a gray funk with this sunny photo of Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island!

In our "never give up" parting shots, Lynn Smith shows us a Lupine blooming on November 1 in Glacier National Park and . . .

. . . Pam Willison shows us her flower pot still hanging in her garden!

If you have interesting photos of your outings, send them along with a description to keith@swanview.org and we'll try to work them into these weekly reports!

This article published on November 05, 2022 • [Permalink]