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Start Spreading The News

Posted on Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 by »

I am excited to share with you our newly redesigned Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness website AND our new presence on Facebook, You tube and Twitter! We have reformatted these pages with all the information [» Read More...]


2009 Plein Air Art Open House & Awards

Posted on Friday, October 16th, 2009 by »

Fifteen talented plein air artists began arriving in Hope, ID, on Friday Sept 18th, from Washington, Montana, and Idaho. They met for dinner at Kally Thurman’s (Outskirts Gallery) home on the Sam Owen Peninsula to [» Read More...]


Scotchman Peaks Trail #65

Posted on Monday, October 12th, 2009 by »

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 by »

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 by »

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 by »

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 by »

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...]