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Author talk Tuesday, July 26 – hiking in the Sawtooths


picture of Scott Marchant and his book
The Hiker’s Guide – Sun Valley & Ketchum, Scott Marchant

Join local guidebook author, Scott Marchant, for a presentation and slideshow highlighting his newest release (6/5/22) —The Hiker’s Guide: Sun Valley & Ketchum. Discover the spectacular wildflower blooms in the Smoky Mountains, the majestic peaks and canyons in the Boulder Mountains, and the old-growth forests and alpine lakes of the Pioneer Mountains. Scott will discuss day hikes and backpacks including best hikes for wildflower blooms, solitude, views, and hikes to experience with friends and family. This book is chock-full of new hikes and Scott has lots of great tips!

This event is being held at Boise State’s Albertsons Library in partnership with Rediscovered Books and the Selway Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation. Books will be available for purchase and Scott will be signing them after the event.

The Selway Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation is a community of wilderness-minded and hardworking individuals dedicated to bringing citizens and youth to the wilderness to work, live, and play. Since 2006, SBFC has helped steward the four million acres of the Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, across Idaho and Montana.

About the Author

Scott Marchant is a Boise-based hiking guidebook author and landscape photographer. He has been trekking through the woods and desert of Idaho for over 20 years. He has published seven Idaho hiking guidebooks, in addition to an annual wilderness calendar, Idaho greeting cards and other products. Look for Scott’s booth at the Saturday Capital City Public Market in downtown Boise.

Parking Information

Free parking is available in Julia Davis Park, across the Friendship Bridge, which leads to the back of Albertsons Library. Walking, biking, or scooting along the Greenbelt is also super easy! Limited parking meters are available in the lot marked “Central Reserve” which is also known as the “Liberal Arts Lot.” Parking in the Lincoln or Brady Garage is $2.50/hour.