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Hikers warned of mountain goat etiquette on Scotchman Peak Trail


Jen Kreiner

PEAK RESIDENT - Hikers regularly encounter mountain goats on the Scotchman Peak Trail.

Every summer the Idaho Panhandle National Forests receives reports of people getting too close to the mountain goats on the Scotchman Peak Trail #65. Mountain goats can become habituated to humans as a result of hikers enticing the goats with food and sweaty salty hands. These close encounters ca...

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