Please note that this is a backpacking trip. We do have extra backpacks for rent at $20.00 if you need one, so do not let that stop you from coming on the trip! Just E-mail me to reserve. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED
1:00pm Backpacking MB
Contact me with any questions.
Brian Hanhart, Scoutmaster
OUTING UPDATE 5/15/14
It is almost here, Valley Forge Backpack outing. We have added Ryan B. for the trip; WELCOME
Attached is the EQUIPMENT CHECK LIST.
Once again we are having a Pack Out Meeting on Friday, May 16th, 5:00PM at El Retiro parking lot. This is the equipment distribution, packing and weigh out for all backpacks.
BRING TWO WATER BOTTLES WITH YOU. I suggest one of them being a large (liter) Arrowhead type plastic bottle. We will be mixing drinks in it and I don’t want to make a good waterbottle a “smellable”. If you need any equipment:
Slight change in the weather: http://www.weather.com/weather/weekend/USCA0742
Perfect weekend for backpacking; highs 74, lows 42 10% chance of showers Saturday, wind up to 12 knots.
DON’T FORGET YOUR BACKPACKING MB WORK SHEET
THIS IS A TRAINING OUTING, SO WE WILL BE GOING OVER HIKING & BACKPACKING SAFETY, MAP / COMPASS, HOW TO DO THINGS, ETC. If you need a sign offs, bring your Scout book also.
DRIVERS: Map/Directions to Location Below: PLEASE PRINT OUT DIRECTIONS TO REDBOX PARKING LOT:
Latitude – Longitude:
Lat: 34° 15′ 29.4258″
Long: -118° 6′ 17.82″
I Will have Forest Passes for your vehicles.