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2009 Photo Contest Winners Announced

Posted on Sunday, November 15th, 2009 by »

This year’s 2nd Annual FSPW Photo Contest had some fantastic photos entered into it. Congratulations to everyone who entered! We had over 50 photos this year, and narrowing them down to the top three in [» Read More...]

Wilderness Around the Region

Posted on Sunday, November 15th, 2009 by »

If the Scotchman Peaks proposal is impacted by what’s happening national  for wilderness then certainly the most significant of  those events are the events which are taking place in our immediate region. The 2009 Lands [» Read More...]

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...]