Hikes & Events Schedule

Check out upcoming hikes, field trips, social events, volunteer opportunities and more.

Find your wild place in the Scotchman Peaks.

Jan
Saturday
18
2020

hike: Regal Creek Snowshoe

Contact:Phil Hough & Deb Hunsicker
Method:phil@scotchmanpeaks.org   

We will park where the county stops plowing. From there we will follow the road on snowshoes for a couple miles up the lightning creek valley to the Regal Creek trail. After another mile and a steady ascent, we will break for lunch at a spot overlooking the valley. We will return along the same route. As a bonus we …


Jan
Thursday
23
2020

event: FSPW hosts Soup Social at Big Eddy’s

Contact:Ray Brown
Method:ray@scotchmanpeaks.org   

FSPW is hosting a free all-you-can-eat soup social at Big Eddy’s on Thursday, January 23 from 6pm-8pm. Big Eddy’s is challenging it’s employee’s to come up with (5) different soups and participants will be given an opportunity to vote for their favorite. This event is co-sponsored by Saint Liberty Whiskey and a number of drink specials will be available with …


Jan
Friday
24
2020

hike: Keeping Track of Winter – Blue Creek

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Enter winter in Blue Creek. It’s a sort of mild-mannered hike in search of the wild-mannered occupants of the Scotchmans. Or at least their tracks. About six miles round trip on old roads and cross country in the forest between the East and West Forks of Blue Creek. Elevation gain and loss of about 350 feet, probably with lots of …


Feb
Saturday
01
2020

event: SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Contact:Sandpoint Office
Method:info@scotchmanpeaks.org    208-265-4236

What better way to celebrate 15 years of Friends than with a SYRCL Wild & Scenic On Tour Program? Join FSPW at the Heartwood Center in Sandpoint on Feb. 1, 2020 to do just that with 10 inspiring films. Doors open at 6:30pm with the show kicking off at 7:00pm. The films include: an 11-year old boy determined to save …


Feb
Saturday
08
2020

hike: Snowshoe Hike to Ross Creek Cedars

Contact:Randi Lui & Deb Hunsicker
Method:info@scotchmanpeaks.org, randi1982@msn.com, walkingcarrott@hotmail.com   

Annual Snowshoe Hike to Ross Creek Cedars. It’s on a road but unplowed and a general uphill climb to the Cedars. Then a quick hike into the Cedars for lunch and then snowshoeing back down the road. Pack lots of water and food for a full day of winter adventure!


Feb
Sunday
23
2020

hike: Snowshoe Hike Through the Ross Creek Cedars

Contact:Jamilee Scheiwe
Method:info@scotchmanpeaks.org, scheiwej@gmail.com   

Hike through the snow along the unplowed county road while enjoying spectacular scenery and views. We will enjoy lunch under the ancient cedars and walk around the lower nature loop before returning the way we came down the county road. This hike has a steady climb but not too steep.


Mar
Saturday
28
2020

hike: 14th Annual Goat Mountain Hop

Contact:Jim Mellen
Method:jimnsandi@gmail.com   

This hike is for a unique set of individuals. You must be extremely fit and extremely crazy. But it is a rewarding adventure with stunning views (weather permitting). The hike is only a 7 mile round trip but has a total of 4,500 vertical feet – whew!