Backpacking Trip - March 2009

CANCELLED: Due to bad weather

Start Date: Saturday, March 21st, 2009 6:30 AM
End Date: Sunday, March 22nd, 2009 2:00 PM
Meeting Point for Drop-off and Pickup: Carmenita Middle School
Location: Spruce Grove Campground, San Gabriel Mountain
Forms Needes: Troop 693 Permission Slip
Coordinator: Victor Hsiang
Cost: $20 per scout
Last Date to Signup: March 9th, 2009
Things to bring: Backpacking Checklist


It's almost spring time and it's time for backpacking!

No matter you wanna complete rank advancements of using compass and map or cooking meals, prepare for Camping merit badge, or just hike and chat with your buddy, you sure don't wanna miss this beautiful scenic hike.

Trailhead: Chantry Flat parking lot, above Arcadia, about 30 miles from Cerritos
Total elevation gain/loss: 2110 feet
Difficulty: Moderate
Water availability: Stream (treat before using)

  • Saturday: approx. 4 miles, from Chantry Flat to Spruce Grove
  • Sunday: approx. 5.5 miles, from Spruce Grove thru Hoegees back to parking lot

Scouts and adults please sign up on Monday meeting or e-mail / call Victor.

  • Note: For Philmont crew only: Camp site and route will be announced later.
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