Hikes & Events Schedule

Check out upcoming hikes, social events and volunteer opportunities!

A note about our guided hikes: We are proud to offer free group hikes all winter and summer long! We have hikes for all abilities–from easy family hikes to off trail bushwhack adventures.

  • Make sure to sign up early. All of our hikes have a group size limit. If a hike does fill up, you can sign up below to get your name on the waitlist and be notified if a spot opens up.
  • Don’t see the hike you’re looking for? We’re always in search of volunteers to lead group hikes and outdoor education field trips. Why not you?

Find your wild place in the Scotchman Peaks.

Jan
Saturday
23
2021

hike: Ross Creek Cedars Snowshoe with Juli

Contact:Juli Thurston
Method:juli.thurston@montana.edu   

Join us from 10am – 4pm MT for a 6 mile out and back moderately difficult trail with a gradual incline to Ross Creek Cedars. We will meet at the trailhead (intersection of NF 398 & W Bull Lake Rd) and snowshoe to the Cedars.


Jan
Friday
29
2021

hike: Round Lake Stewardship Hike

Contact:Bart Gutke
Method:rou@idpr.idaho.gov   

Join us from 8AM – 10AM PT for an easy hike around the Stewardship Trail at Round Lake State Park. The trail is wide and clear with very little elevation gain or loss, (100 feet near the creek). There will be beautiful vistas and hopefully beautiful wildlife to see along the trail. The trail may or may not have snow …


Jan
Saturday
30
2021

event: Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Contact:Kelsey Maxwell
Method:kelsey@scotchmanpeaks.org   

To celebrate our 16th anniversary this year, we will be hosting the virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival – one of the largest outdoor recreation film fests in the country! Join us for a showing of 9 awe-inspiring films about connecting with our wild public lands in the West. You’ll have the chance to win rad outdoor gear, speak with …


Feb
Tuesday
09
2021

hike: Ross Creek Cedars Snowshoe with Jamilee

Contact:Jamilee Scheiwe
Method:    (602) 909-4168

Join us from 9am-2pm MT for a snowshoe along the road to the Ross Creek Cedars to have a lunch among the still, quiet, ancient trees that tower above. The Ross Creek Cedars Scenic Area is a beloved grove of ancient Cedar trees – some of which are over 400 years old and measure more than 8 feet in diameter! …


Feb
Saturday
20
2021

hike: Historic Trail #999 Snowshoe Hike

Contact:Juli Thurston
Method:    (903) 440-2250

Join us from 11am-3pm MT for 2-mile snowshoe towards Star Peak on the Historic Big Eddy (#999) Trail. There will be beautiful views of the Clark Fork and the foothills throughout the hike. This trail is fairly steep, but we can promise you that the views are worth the effort!


Feb
Saturday
27
2021

hike: Ross Creek Cedars Snowshoe w/ Randi and Deb

Contact:Randi Lui
Method:    (208) 304-5763

Join us at 9:30 PT for a snowshoe to the great Ross Creek Cedars for lunch. It is a moderate hike from the parking area to the cedars with about 8 miles roundtrip and slight elevation as we snowshoe up the road. We will stop for views, photos, snacks and to enjoy this beautiful area as we move along. Plan …


Mar
Tuesday
02
2021

hike: Spar Lake Snowshoe with Jamilee

Contact:Jamilee Scheiwe
Method:    (602) 909-4168

Join us from 9am-3pm MT for a gentle incline to the stunning winter scene of Big Spar Lake. Enjoy lunch lakeside before a snowshoe walk out. Approximately 9 miles round trip with a steady elevation gain. Stunning views of the Cabinet Mountains and Spar Peak are possible.


Mar
Sunday
14
2021

hike: Star Peak Hike with Anick

Contact:Anick Barbeau
Method:anickexplores@gmail.com   

Join us from 8am – 4pm PT from the #999 trailhead and hike 8.9 miles to the summit. A 3917 feet elevation gain!


Mar
Monday
22
2021

hike: Star Peak Hike with Jamilee

Contact:Jamilee Scheiwe
Method:scheiwej@gmail.com   

Join us from 9am tp 4pm MT for a hike up to the lookout that sits atop Star Peak. This is an almost 4k foot elevation gain for some extremely rewarding views.


Apr
Sunday
11
2021

hike: Regal Creek Winter Hike for Women

Contact:Anick Barbeau
Method:anickexplores@gmail.com   

Join us from 9am- 1pm PT for a Regal Creek women-only hike in collaboration with Women Who Explore Idaho.