Author Archive: Phil Hough

About The Author:

Phil Hough is the Executive Director of the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness.

An avid long distance hiker, Phil's experience on the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and Continental Divide Trails brought a passion for wild places and motivated him to work towards protecting the one of the last and largest wild places in northern Idaho and Western Montana, the Scotchman Peaks.


A Visit from St. Ferrell

MountainGoatSanta972
Posted on Monday, December 24th, 2018 by »

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the peaks Not a billy was stirring; it had been snowing for weeks. The ewes and kids were all snug in their beds; While visions of salt [» Read More...]


Annual winter hike series kicks off Jan. 5

The 2019 Friend of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness winter hikes include a snowshoe tramp to the Ross Creek Cedars.
Posted on Monday, December 24th, 2018 by »

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness is continuing its successful winter hike program this year with five hikes listed and at least one more in the planning stage.


Are you on his list?

SantaHarbuck
Posted on Friday, December 21st, 2018 by »

Santa is making his list, have you made a donation to the incredibly wild Scotchman Peaks recently? We’re down to the wire with only a few days left for your donation to FSPW to be doubled. An anonymous [» Read More...]



Where Do We Go From Here

Pretty goat972
Posted on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 by »

The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness, and others, have been involved for many years in the effort to protect the Scotchman Peaks as Wilderness to ensure it will always stay the same. Naturally, we are [» Read More...]