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.



Welcome Maggie!

Maggie Pittman
Posted on Friday, February 14th, 2014 by »

At FSPW we have a dedicated board of directors, comprised of individuals from diverse backgrounds who are integrated into many other organizations in our communities. Each person has made a long term commitments to our [» Read More...]


Boxing Day Gift Ideas

Posted on Thursday, December 26th, 2013 by »

Seasons Greetings from the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness! Like most non-profits we rely on individuals, like you, for support. We want to thank all of you who have made a year end contribution to [» Read More...]


Twas the Night Before Christmas

Posted on Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 by »

“A Tracker’s Christmas “ by Brian Patrick Baxter It was the night before Christmas, and outside the house an ermine bounded after a field mouse No sign of his catch was I aware but the two [» Read More...]


Give Thanks for the Wild

A Mountain Goat on Scotchman Peak
Posted on Monday, December 2nd, 2013 by »

During the holiday season we give thanks for those things which make our lives better. Often, these are the simple things that bring us comfort or joy, uplift us and make us better people or [» Read More...]


Finally – A Chance to Take Action

Posted on Friday, August 30th, 2013 by »

If you have been wondering lately “Are we ever going to achieve wilderness for the Scotchmans?”, you are not alone. It seems like we have been building support forever, while Congress has been busy arguing. [» Read More...]


Join in Idaho Gives May 2nd!

Posted on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 by »

It is not just an event, its a movement. And its going to be huge!  On May 2nd, The Idaho Nonprofit Center conducts its first ever, one-day online fundraising event Idaho Gives! for nonprofit organizations [» Read More...]