Please note the Difficulty Rating of each hike and choose hikes within your personal physical limits. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up early!

Fatman Walkabout

Thank you for your interest in this hike! Unfortunately, this is an OLD hike. Please revisit our Current Hiking Schedule to select an alternative hike.

Date: SaturdayFeb 24, 2018
Rating: Moderate to Strenuous
Leader: Erin Mader
Directions to Trailhead or Meeting Location:

Forest Road 2292 intersects Montana Highway 200 at MP 6.5 ±. Parking is available in a plowed turnout directly across the highway from the road intersection. The road is not plowed in the winter, which makes for a nice snowshoe trail. Carpooling will be available from Sandpoint.

Hike Description:

Take a snowshoe hike along the southern edge of the Scotchman Peaks proposed Wilderness via Fatman Road #2292. This 6-mile, one-way trek begins at the intersection of #2292 and Montana Highway 200, and follows the unplowed road to its intersection with Blue Creek Road #409. It’s a hike with filtered views of the Scotchman Peaks and the Clark Fork River valley. Elevation gain (and loss) over the six miles is about 1100, making for relatively gentle grades. Hike begin time is at 10 am, Mountain Time, 9 am Pacific.

The hike is rated as moderately strenuous in consideration of its length.