Star Peak Work Day

Posted on Monday, September 16th, 2013 by »

Join FSPW and Kootenai National Forests trail crews on Star Peak Historic Trail #999 for a last day of trail clearing and tread work on this project for the season. Tools and beverages provided by FSPW. This is the last installment of the the second summer of full-on reconstruction of the historic trail to Star Peak lookout.

We will carpool to the trailhead, which is 6.5 miles east of the Montana border on Highway 200. Work begins at 9 a.m. Pacific time, 10 a.m. Mountain, with quitting time slated for 3 p.m. Pacific, 4 p.m. Mountain.

As with all trail work days, please wear stout boots and denim pants (no shorts), and come prepared with a long-sleeved shirt, rain gear, a good lunch, water and high-energy snacks. Sign up at

About The Author:

Sandy Compton is the program coordinator for Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness. He grew up on a small farm/woodlot at the south end of the proposed wilderness and lives there still.

He is a storyteller and author of both fiction and non-fiction books, and the publisher at

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