Backpack Training Hike - November 2008

Start Date: November 8th, 2008 1:00 PM
Meeting Point : El Dorado Neighborhood Library
Location: El Dorado Park
Direction: To Library, 2900 Studebaker Rd., Long Beach, CA 90815
Forms Needed: Troop 693 Permission Slip
Coordinator: Glenn Nishibayashi, Larry Stern
Cost: $00 per scout
Last Date to Signup: November 3rd, 2008
Things to bring: from Backpacking Checklist get what is in Bold
Theme: Hiking

  • This backpacking training hike has been organized for first time backpackers to get them familiar with backpacking. If you are planning to go on the November 15th backpack trip and have never been backpacking with the Troop, then this training hike is HIGHLY recommended
  • This trip will help you prepare for the upcoming Backpacking Trip - November 2008.
  • Pack your backpacks with all of your equipment as if you were going on a real hike (go through your equipment list to ensure you have everything.) We will do an inspection before we begin the hike
  • This is about a 2 mile hike in El Dorado Park.
  • Parents and siblings are welcomed and encouraged to hike (siblings must be accompanied by their parent)

If you are interested, then you can sign up by posting a "comment" below with your first name and last name initial e.g, Glenn N., saying that they will be there November 8th (do not post your entire last name, just the last name initial).

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