Hiking Schedule

The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness is excited to offer free group hikes winter and summer! 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.

Check out the menu of hikes to choose from below.

If you are looking for our Event & Trail Work Schedule click here.

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Please note the Difficulty Rating of each hike and choose hikes within your personal physical limits. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up early!
Jan
Sunday
30
2022

Annual Ross Creek Cedars Snowshoe – HIKE FULL

Rating: Easy to Moderate

This is our annual 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 on meeting at …

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Feb
Saturday
05
2022

Family Snowshoe in the Ross Creek Cedars

Rating: Easy

We will park at the Ross Creek Cedars winter parking lot and start snowshoeing or hiking up the road as far as we want to go. If conditions are good and morale is high, we will make it a 7/8 mile round trip adventure. Erin’s kids are 7 and 9 years old and will be setting the pace, making this …

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Feb
Sunday
06
2022

Star Peak Viewing Snowshoe – HIKE FULL

Rating: Easy to Moderate

Join us for a winter wonderland snowshoe hike up the Star Peak Trail. We will hike approximately 2.5 miles to a beautiful overlook of the Clark Fork Valley. Share this Page

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Feb
Thursday
17
2022

Star Peak Snowshoe Hike – HIKE FULL

Rating: Strenuous

Join us for a tough but rewarding snowy excursion to Star Peak Lookout. This 10 mile (5 mile one way) hike has a 4000 elevation gain and it isn’t for the faint of heart. But the views awaiting you are well worth the climb! We’ll take it slow and steady, allowing for all interested parties to join. The first two …

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Mar
Saturday
05
2022

Ross Creek Cedars Cross Country Ski

Rating: Easy to Moderate

Come enjoy the beautiful Ross Creek Cedars draped in their winter garb. To get there, we will ski FS Rd 398 for 3-4 miles, with an elevation gain of 400-500′, to the entrance to the Ross Creek Cedar Grove. Skis will get us to the grove more quickly than snowshoes, but packing a pair of snowshoes along will make it …

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Mar
Saturday
12
2022

Ross Creek Cedars Snowshoe Hike

Rating: Easy to Moderate

Join us for a winter wonderland snowshoe hike to the Ross Creek Cedars. If conditions are good and morale is high, we will make it a 7/8 mile round trip adventure. Make sure to bring extra layers (especially socks) and lots of food and water. The group will meet at the trailhead at 11am Mountain Time and return around 4:00 …

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