Swan Rangers Enjoy May Wildflowers!

Bumblebee on huckleberry blossoms! (Keith Hammer photo)

Swan Rangers enjoyed wildflowers and wildlife during their outings in the week ending Saturday, May 8, 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.

Keith Hammer dreamt of ripe huckleberries as he took our lead photo of a bumblebee getting the process started!


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This article published on May 08, 2021 • [Permalink]


Swan Rangers Issue Mayday!


Oregon Coast by Debra Schweitzer

The Pacific Coast appears to collide with the Rocky Mountains in reports of Swan Ranger outings ending the week on May Day, 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 sent in our lead photo of the Oregon Coast . . .


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This article published on May 01, 2021 • [Permalink]


Swan Rangers Have Whale of Good Time!


Bodega Bay, California coast whale-watching, by Jan Lord.

Swan Rangers enjoyed wildlife, wildflowers and grand scenery during their outings in the week ending Saturday, April 24, 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.

Jan Lord sent in our lead photo this week from her outing looking for gray whales along Bodega Bay in California!


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This article published on April 24, 2021 • [Permalink]


Swan Ranger are for the Birds!


Mt. Stanton and Mt. Vaught reflected in Lake McDonald. (Joel Vignere photo)

Swan Rangers saw lots of birds, other wildlife and beautiful scenery during their outings in the week ending Saturday, April 17, 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.

Joel Vignere sent in our lead photo this week!


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This article published on April 17, 2021 • [Permalink]


Swan Rangers Pick and Choose!


Crater Mountain viewed from Broken Leg Mountain (Chris Gotschalk photo)

Swan Rangers hiked, skied and traveled for their outings during the week ending Saturday, April 10, 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.

Chris Gotschalk had to hike half way up, but then skied fine graupel snow above Elk Springs to get our lead photo, while . . .


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This article published on April 10, 2021 • [Permalink]


Swan Rangers Still Taking in Spring!


Sunrise over the Swan Range by Pam Willison.

Swan Rangers continued to enjoy and document Spring with photos during their outings in the week ending Saturday, April 3, 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.

Pam Willison took our lead photo . . .


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This article published on April 03, 2021 • [Permalink]


Swan Rangers' Spring Takes Break!


Moon over Freezout Lake by Pam Willison.

Swan Rangers got in more skiing, bird watching and wildflower hunting as snow returned during the week ending Saturday, March 27, 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.

Pam Willison and Pat Jaquith went looking for geese and other birds at Freezout Lake, where Pam took our lead photo . . .


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This article published on March 27, 2021 • [Permalink]


Swan Rangers Sniff Out Spring!


Swan River and Swan Range by Deborah Schweitzer.

Swan Rangers went looking for signs of Spring and found some in the week ending on the first day of Spring, 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 walked along the Swan River near Bigfork and sent in our lead photo!


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This article published on March 20, 2021 • [Permalink]


Swan Rangers Ski Sketchy Snow!


Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park. (Pat Jaquith photo)

Swan Rangers hiked and skied on sometimes sketchy snow during the week ending Saturday, March 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.

Pat Jaquith snapped our lead photo during a hike with Roger on the Camas Road side of the Apgar Range in Glacier National Park.


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This article published on March 13, 2021 • [Permalink]


Swan Rangers See Many Mountain Ranges!


Mountains reflected in Lake McDonald. (Pat Jaquith photo)

Swan Rangers saw many mountain ranges during outings in the week ending Saturday, March 6, which started snowy and ended rainy!

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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.

Pat Jaquith snapped our lead photo during an outing near Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park, where she also saw . . .


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This article published on March 06, 2021 • [Permalink]


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