Events Schedule

Hello, and welcome to our events schedule. Listed below are many opportunities for stewardship, education, and just plain fun. Many of the entries feature an easy-to-use online registration form that allows you to sign up and notifies the event leader of your intention to attend.

If you are looking for our hike schedule, click here.

NOTE: IF YOU SIGN UP FOR AN EVENT AND LATER CHANGE YOUR MIND FOR ANY REASON, PLEASE LET US KNOW SO WE CAN FILL YOUR SPOT WITH OTHERS WHO ARE ON OUR WAITING LIST.

To cancel, or if your chosen event is full and you wish to be on a waiting list, e-mail info@scotchmanpeaks.org 

Thank you for your consideration.

Mar
Wednesday
27
2019

Dine (and drink) to Save the Wild Scotchmans

Contact:Britta Mireley or Carol Jenkins
Method:britta@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Join us at Baxter’s on Cedar for a delicious fundraiser to save the wild Scotchmans. All day own March 27, a portion of Baxter’s proceeds will be donated to FSPW. More details to come. Hint: There [» Read More...]


Apr
Wednesday
03
2019

Scotchman Peaks at the Goat

Contact:Britta Mireley
Method:britta@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Come enjoy great beer and delicious food at Iron Goat Brewing while learning about how to find your wild place this summer in the Scotchman Peaks. Staff will be on hand from 4:30 to 7 [» Read More...]


Apr
Thursday
11
2019

Brews 4 Benefits in Libby

Contact:Annie Gassmann
Method:annie@scotchmanpeaks.org   

 Join us for an evening of tasty local beer and great people at Cabinet Mountain Brewing Co. from 6 – 8pm. Come say hello and drink a beer to support FSPW, ($1 from every beer sold between [» Read More...]


Apr
Sat - Sun
13 - 14
2019

Wilderness & Remote First Aid and CPR/AED Certification Course

Contact:Britta Mireley or Carol Jenkins
Method:britta@scotchmanpeaks.org, irvorcarol2011@gmail.com   

This class is currently full. Click the registration link below to be put on the waitlist. Do you know what to do if you’re out in the Scotchmans (or anywhere an hour or more from [» Read More...]


Apr
Friday
26
2019

Goat Mountain Trail #35 Survey Day 1

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Join the survey crew! We will be reestablishing and flagging the Goat Mountain Trail #35 alignment in preparation for heavy maintenance later in the summer, to include brushing and tread repair and reconstruction. We only [» Read More...]


May
Friday
03
2019

Goat Mountain Trail #35 Survey Day 2

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Join the survey crew! We will be reestablishing and flagging the Goat Mountain Trail #35 alignment in preparation for heavy maintenance later in the summer, to include brushing and tread repair and reconstruction. We only [» Read More...]


May
Friday
10
2019

Goat Mountain Trail #35 Survey Day 3

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Join the survey crew! We will be reestablishing and flagging the Goat Mountain Trail #35 alignment in preparation for heavy maintenance later in the summer, to include brushing and tread repair and reconstruction. We only [» Read More...]


May
Saturday
18
2019

Spring Birding with Brian Baxter.

Contact:Brian Baxter
Method:b_baxter53@yahoo.com   

Join outdoor educator Brian Baxter of Silver Cloud Associates on a spring outing in the beautiful Bull River Valley. We will explore this area in between the East and West Cabinet Mountains for both resident [» Read More...]


Jun
Saturday
01
2019

Trail Skills Training on National Trails Day

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Meet our new intern and learn about how we keep trails open and safe in the Scotchman Peaks. Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness will be offering training in tools and their uses, tread repair, tread [» Read More...]


Jun
Thursday
06
2019

Extreme Plein Art Show – Big Eddy’s Deck Bar- Thompson Falls

Contact:Ray Brown - Sanders County Outreach Coordinator
Method:ray@scotchmanpeaks.org   

FSPW invites all art enthusiasts to an Extreme Plein Art Show in Thompson Falls! Meet and greet the artists and see their fantastic work featuring the majestic backdrop of the awesome Scotchman Peaks. What is [» Read More...]


Jun
Saturday
08
2019

Trail Ambassador Training Day

Contact:Britta Mireley
Method:britta@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Did you sign up to be a Trail Ambassador this summer, or are you thinking about it? Come out to the Scotchman Peak trailhead and learn about: Why keeping 100′ or more between humans and [» Read More...]


Jun
Saturday
15
2019

Old Growth Ecology in the Ross Creek Cedars

Contact:Brian Baxter
Method:b_baxter53@yahoo.com   

Outdoor educator Brian Baxter will lead the group through the outdoor classroom of the incredible Ross Creek Cedar Grove, exploring the micro and macro environments under the canopy of ancient cedars. Brian has been involved [» Read More...]


Jun
Saturday
15
2019

Chafe 150 Booth in Clark Fork

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

If you’re not riding, you can join the FSPW CHaFE 150 support crew as we defend our title as the best support booth for the Grand Fondo. This will be our three-fer year, as the [» Read More...]


Jun
Friday
21
2019

State of the Scotchmans Summer Solstice Party

Contact:info@scotchmanpeaks.org
Method:info@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Mark the date! Looks like we will be at the 219 in Sandpoint on the longest day of the year! Late light on the back deck will make for a magical evening with your Friends.


Jun
Sunday
23
2019

Western Montana Picnic

Contact:info@scotchmanpeaks.org
Method:info@scotchmanpeaks.org   

How about a party at Bull Lake!? We’ll be cooking burgers and sharing our beer supply with our Lincoln and Sanders County Friends (OK, any of our Friends or friends of Friends are welcome) at [» Read More...]


Jun
Fri - Sun
28 - 30
2019

Star Gulch Trail #1016 Work Weekend

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Hike in on Friday, June 27, with a Montana Wilderness Association crew who will be helping haul tools and water for the weekend. June 29th and 30, we will work downhill from the lookout. The [» Read More...]


Jul
Saturday
13
2019

Wilderness Volunteers come to Little Spar Trail #143

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

We have a dozen people from Wilderness Volunteers coming to work on the upper Little Spar Lake Trail July 14 through 20, and we need support from a few folks to help haul the Volunteers’ [» Read More...]


Aug
Saturday
03
2019

Ross Creek Crossing at the South Fork

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Three Rivers Ranger District wants to rebuild the crossing on Ross Creek Trail #142 at the intersection with South Fork Ross Creek Trail #321. A big cedar tipped across the creek a few hundred yards [» Read More...]


Aug
Saturday
17
2019

East Fork Creek and East Fork Peak

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

This one-day project in the National Forest Foundation Treasured Landscape of Lightning Creek will entail brushing, clearing blowdowns, tread work and an assessment of building a new creek crossing from East Fork Creek Trail #134 [» Read More...]


Aug
Saturday
24
2019

Morris Creek Trail End Game

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Morris Creek Trail # 132 in the National Forest Foundation’s Treasured Landscape of Lightning Creek is in pretty good shape down low, thanks to annual visits from FSPW trail crews. Now the upper end needs [» Read More...]


Sep
Saturday
07
2019

Goat Mountain Rebuild.

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Goat Mountain Trail #35 in the Lightning Creek Treasured Landscape is in shambles; braided, steep and unsustainable. FSPW crews will begin rebuilding the trail with three days of heavy maintenance beginning on the weekend of [» Read More...]


Sep
Saturday
21
2019

East Fork Peak Trail #563

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

This trail in the National Forest Foundation Lightning Creek Treasured Landscape gets a minimum of use because its kind of hard to find. Our job on this day is to make it easier to find [» Read More...]