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Upcoming Holiday Sip & Shop

Posted on Friday, November 13th, 2009 by »

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...]

Wilderness Around the Country

Posted on Friday, November 13th, 2009 by »

Designating Wilderness requires congressional legislation.  But congress doesn’t act in a vacuum. Politics, it has been said, is the “art of the possible.” What is possible depends on what has already happened before; and it [» Read More...]

Bob Marshall Remembered

Posted on Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 by »

As wilderness lovers we appreciate solitude, but we also must recognize that we do nothing in isolation. Our work today, in any field, is built upon a foundation of the work done by others before [» Read More...]

Snow Falling, Hike Leaders Calling

Posted on Sunday, November 8th, 2009 by »

Clouds outside my window these last several days suggest snow has been  falling softly on the Scotchmans.  The reality is probably that the wind is whipping the snow into a blinding white-out fury on the [» Read More...]

Become a Facebook Fan

Posted on Saturday, November 7th, 2009 by »

The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness has recently set up a Facebook “Fan Page”. It’s a fun and informative place to be.  On the fan page, you will find some of the best pictures we [» Read More...]

A Scotchmans Armchair Journey

Posted on Friday, November 6th, 2009 by »

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then our stunning slide show has tales enough for two volumes of Scotchman Stories! In the last 4 plus years we’ve amassed a photo catalogue of about [» Read More...]

Another Fine Fall Day!

Posted on Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 by »

I can’t believe the glorious weather that November brought for us Tuesday – it was another fine fall day!  Blue skies outside all day. And as I looked across the lake at the West Cabinet [» Read More...]