Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

Photo Contest Winners Announced for 2009

Posted on Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

After much deliberation the judges have chosen the winners of the 2009 Scotchman Peaks Photo Contest. All of the photos were phenomenal making the choice difficult, and we extend our sincere gratitude to all who [» Read More...]


Plein Air Art Now Available For Sale

Posted on Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Don’t miss your chance to own one of the magnificent works of art that resulted from our Plein Air Paint Out and Extreme Plein Air Paint Out events. For limited time only these beautiful canvas [» Read More...]


Upcoming Holiday Sip & Shop

Posted on Friday, November 13th, 2009

On Monday November 30th, the Pend d’Oreille Winery, on Cedar Street in Sandpoint, will host a special holiday “Sip and Shop” event from 4pm to 7pm, to benefit our wilderness efforts. The winery will donate [» Read More...]


Scotchman Peaks Trail #65

Posted on Monday, October 12th, 2009

A high wind event in early October has left many downed trees and large piles of debris across the Scotchman Peaks Trail #65. The size, location and instability of these obstacles pose a very difficult [» Read More...]


The Friends at the Business Fair

Posted on Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Stop by our booth at the annual Business Fair on Thursday October 8th, from 3pm to 7pm, at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. Register for exciting doorprizes! Sponsored by the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce. Admission [» Read More...]


Support from Plains-Paradise Chamber of Commerce

Posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

The Plains-Paradise Chamber of Commerce strongly supports the approval of the proposed Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Area. View the endorsement – (100kb JPG which will open in a new window)


September is National Wilderness Month

Posted on Sunday, September 6th, 2009

On September 3rd, 2009 the President of the United States, Barak Obama, signed a proclamation declaring that September be designated National Wilderness Month.  What better way to celebrate than by becoming a Friend of Scotchman [» Read More...]


New Late Summer/Early Fall Hikes Added

Posted on Sunday, August 30th, 2009

The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness are pleased to announce our late summer/fall hike schedule is now complete, with additional outings for your hiking pleasure! For more details please see the Current Hikes Schedule, and [» Read More...]