Visit us at the April 11 Telluride Mountain Film Festival at the Panida

Posted on Friday, March 26th, 2010 by »

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness will have a table at the Panida Theater in Sandpoint for the Telluride Film Festival, sponsored by the Selway-Bitterroot Foundation. The Festival will be presented on Sunday, April 11. Doors open at 6 pm and the films start at 7. Come early, grab a beer and stop by our table to catch up on our efforts to get Wilderness designation for the Scotchman Peaks.

About The Author:

Sandy Compton has been program coordinator for Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness since 2009. He is also a storyteller and author of both fiction and non-fiction books, and the publisher at bluecreekpress.com.

In addition to his other duties, he runs the FSPW All Star Trail Team (www.scotchmanpeaks.org/trails), which works on Forest Service trails in the Scotchman Peaks. He is a trail surveyor as well, and a C-Certified Crosscut Bucker/Feller and USFS National Saw Policy OHLEC instructor.

Sandy grew up on a small farm/woodlot at the south end of the proposed wilderness and lives there still. He is also board member of the National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance and a planning team member for the Northern Rockies Wilderness Skills Institute.

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