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.

Apr
Friday
20
2018

Extreme Plein Air Art Reception at Evans Brothers Coffee April 20!

Contact:Britta Mireley or Sandy Compton
Method:info@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Evans Brothers’ Coffee will be the venue for an artist’s reception for some of the FSPW “Extreme Plein Air” artists, including painters Ed Robinson and Aaron Johnson and photographers Joe Foster and Marjolein Groot Nibbelink. [» Read More...]


Apr
Sat - Sun
21 - 22
2018

Wilderness & Remote First Aid Certification

Contact:Britta Mireley
Method:britta@scotchmanpeaks.org   

This event has been postponed. Do you know what to do if you’re out in the Scotchmans (or anywhere an hour or more from help) and part of your group gets sick or injured? Let [» Read More...]


Apr
Saturday
28
2018

Spring Birding with Brian Baxter

Contact:Brian Baxter, Annie Gassmann
Method:b_baxter53@yahoo.com, annie@scotchmanpeaks.org   

 Welcome in the spring migration of bird life with fellow enthusiasts as we head out for a fun day to spot and enjoy both resident birds and our migrating feathered friends! We’ll visit a few [» Read More...]


May
Tuesday
15
2018

May 15 Bonner County Advisory Vote

Contact:FSPW Staff
Method:info@scotchmanpeaks.org   

The Bonner County Commissioners have opted to put a Scotchman Peaks “advisory” question on the ballot for the May 15th primary election. Although non-binding, the results potentially have a huge impact on the chances for [» Read More...]


May
Saturday
19
2018

Sandpoint Spring Birding

Contact:Brian Baxter, Annie Gassmann
Method:b_baxter53@yahoo.com, annie@scotchmanpeaks.org    406-291-2154

The panhandle of Northern Idaho has some fantastic birding locations and mid-May is a perfect time to explore them! On Saturday, May 19th, come out for a day to celebrate our diverse bird species as [» Read More...]


May
Thursday
31
2018

2018 State of the Scotchmans featuring Gayle Joslin

Contact:Britta Mireley or Sandy Compton
Method:info@scotchmanpeaks.org   

The annual State of the Scotchmans event, to be held this year on Thursday, May 31, at the Oden Hall on Sunnyside Road. Mountain goat expert Gayle Joslin will be our featured speaker. Social hour [» Read More...]


Jun
Saturday
02
2018

June 2 Scotchman SaturTRAILday — Trail #999 Crosscut and trail training day.

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

It’s National Trails Day! Our trail season kickoff will begin at The Eddy Creek Campground in Montana and, after some basic (outdoor) class-room stuff on safety, trail construction and tools, proceed up Historic Star Peak [» Read More...]


Jun
Saturday
16
2018

Old Growth Ecology Educational Hike

Contact:Brian Baxter and Pat McLeod
Method:Brian: b_baxter53@yahoo.com    Brian: (406) 291-2154

Ross Creek Cedar Grove Scenic Area is a magical old growth forest between Troy, and Noxon, Montana.  Join us on Saturday, June 16th, in the cool shade of 1,000 year old trees as we meander [» Read More...]


Jun
Saturday
23
2018

June 23 Scotchman SaturTRAILday — Scotchman Peak Trail #65

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

We will be performing basic maintenance, clearing brush and repairing or improving tread above the new section of trail finished by the All Stars in 2016. Think water bars, some basic crosscut work, loppers and [» Read More...]


Jul
Saturday
07
2018

July 7 SaturTRAILday — Trails #999 and #998

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Tread work, tread work, tread work. There is always room for improvement, especially on a trail as new as #999. The All Stars put the not-so-finishing touches on this new chunk of trail in September [» Read More...]


Jul
Saturday
28
2018

July 28 SaturTRAILday — Little Spar Lake Trail #143

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

Weeeeeeed whacking galore. Maybe some tag alder thrown in for fun. Rocks to play with at the Spar Creek crossing. Not so much tread work until we cross the creek, but plenty of opportunity there. [» Read More...]


Aug
Saturday
11
2018

August 11 SaturTRAILday — Big Spar Trail #142A

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

It’s a new trail, so there’s lots to do to improve tread. The All Stars helped cut this reclaimed trail along the south side of Big Spar Lake last summer, and its a beautiful walk [» Read More...]


Aug
Saturday
25
2018

August 25 SaturTRAILday — East Fork Peak Trail #563

Contact:Sandy Compton
Method:sandy@scotchmanpeaks.org   

This trail needs to be more easily found, so we will be working on its intersection with East Fork Trail #134 to better define where it leaves the other to begin the climb toward East [» Read More...]