Leading Hikes

Are you an avid hiker?

Are you also well-acquainted with the proposed Scotchman Peaks Wilderness?

Are you interested in volunteering to lead a hike to share your love of hiking and experience with others? Fabulous!

We encourage those who are experienced hikers and who have extensive knowledge of the area to help us educate more people about the beauty of the Scotchman Peaks and all it has to offer, by joining us in leading others on Group Hikes into the area.

WinterHikers972We continuously accept applications from volunteer hike leaders.  Deadlines for all hikes are described below.

For Winter Hikes:

The deadline for hikes to appear in our fall newsletter is October 5 of each year.

For Summer Hikes:

The deadline for hikes to appear in our spring newsletter is April 5 of each year.

Remember that we have group limit sizes on our hikes and that you and your coleader need to sign up for your own hike.

Group limit sizes: 8 people including leaders on Little Spar Lake Trail 143# , Ross Creek Trail #142 and Ross Creek Falls Trail #321; and any off-trail hikes. 12 people on all other trails.

If you miss a deadline, don’t be shy. Although it may not make our newsletter, we can still post your hike to our website at any time.

Learn more by downloading our hike leader packet here!

Thanks!

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  • Have you ever led a hike before? Have you ever led hikes for FSPW before? Please briefly share your experience(s) here.
  • Give specific directions to your take-off point. Remember, too, that hikers come from both east and west.
  • Group limit sizes: 8 people including leaders on Little Spar Lake Trail 143# , Ross Creek Trail #142 and Ross Creek Falls Trail #321; and any off-trail hikes. 12 people on all other trails, except by special agreement.
  • It is always a good idea to have a co-lead! If you do not have one, FSPW will be happy to provide a staff member, intern, or volunteer to assist your hike!