Backpacking Archive

  • Backpack trip to Cedar Springs, just off the Pacific Crest Trail. We hiked in Friday evening and got a great view of the lights of Indio. On Saturday we explored the area around camp, and then took a day hike back to the PCT and towards Palm View Peak. Sunday we hiked out and stopped for ice cream at the […]

    Cedar Springs backpacking

    Backpack trip to Cedar Springs, just off the Pacific Crest Trail. We hiked in Friday evening and got a great view of the lights of Indio. On Saturday we explored the area around camp, and then took a day hike back to the PCT and towards Palm View Peak. Sunday we hiked out and stopped for ice cream at the […]

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  • We went on a short overnight backpack. We hiked in Saturday morning and set up our tents. After lunch we hiked back down and to Cedar Creek Falls. A few boys were brave enough to swim in the cold water. When we got back to camp at about 3 it started raining harder and continued all evening until the middle […]

    Cedar Creek Falls backpacking

    We went on a short overnight backpack. We hiked in Saturday morning and set up our tents. After lunch we hiked back down and to Cedar Creek Falls. A few boys were brave enough to swim in the cold water. When we got back to camp at about 3 it started raining harder and continued all evening until the middle […]

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  • Backpacking campout in the Anza Borrego Desert at Canyon Sin Nombre. After a short night hike in, we camped in the mouth of a slot canyon. The next day we hiked up the canyon and generally enjoyed the desert. On our way home, we stopped at the Desert View Tower at In-Ko-Pah.  

    Canyon Sin Nombre backpacking

    Backpacking campout in the Anza Borrego Desert at Canyon Sin Nombre. After a short night hike in, we camped in the mouth of a slot canyon. The next day we hiked up the canyon and generally enjoyed the desert. On our way home, we stopped at the Desert View Tower at In-Ko-Pah.  

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  • We’re back from Philmont, and we have a ton of pictures! Got to the Troop Flickr and check them out. Train trip & base camp Crew 617-D1 Crew 617-D2

    Philmont

    We’re back from Philmont, and we have a ton of pictures! Got to the Troop Flickr and check them out. Train trip & base camp Crew 617-D1 Crew 617-D2

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  • Mt. Gower backpacking

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  • Cedar Creek Falls backpacking

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  • Troop, We had a great weekend hiking in and around Canyon Sin Nombre in Anza Borrego Desert. We went up one of the biggest slot canyons in California and had perfect weather. (Well, almost – it actually rained for about 20 minutes lst night. Lucky Mr Collins went out to put your boots inside your tents!) A few of you […]

    Canyon Sin Nombre backpacking

    Troop, We had a great weekend hiking in and around Canyon Sin Nombre in Anza Borrego Desert. We went up one of the biggest slot canyons in California and had perfect weather. (Well, almost – it actually rained for about 20 minutes lst night. Lucky Mr Collins went out to put your boots inside your tents!) A few of you […]

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  • Hey Troop,  On Saturday, the Troop 682 high adventure crew successfully summited Mt San Gorgonio -11,503′ – the highest peak in Southern California. It was a long hard hike but worth it. We got to sleep at the peak, and a few of the boys just rolled out their sleeping bags to watch the meteor shower. They are spending the rest of the week near […]

    Troop 682 Assaults San Gorgonio

    Hey Troop,  On Saturday, the Troop 682 high adventure crew successfully summited Mt San Gorgonio -11,503′ – the highest peak in Southern California. It was a long hard hike but worth it. We got to sleep at the peak, and a few of the boys just rolled out their sleeping bags to watch the meteor shower. They are spending the rest of the week near […]

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  • 11 scouts made it up on top of San Gorgonio on Saturday, August 30th, 2016. They spent the night up there in their tents or under the open sky. What an achivement! Congratulations!!! San Gorgonio Mountain, is the highest peak in Southern California with 11,503 feet. It was a four day hike with heavy backpacks and a lot of up- […]

    San Gorgonio & Big Bear High Adventure

    11 scouts made it up on top of San Gorgonio on Saturday, August 30th, 2016. They spent the night up there in their tents or under the open sky. What an achivement! Congratulations!!! San Gorgonio Mountain, is the highest peak in Southern California with 11,503 feet. It was a four day hike with heavy backpacks and a lot of up- […]

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  • We hiked up Motero Palm Canyon. Half of the group kept going up and over to see the Goat Canyon trestle. The others spent the afternoon in the oasis.

    Goat Canyon campout

    We hiked up Motero Palm Canyon. Half of the group kept going up and over to see the Goat Canyon trestle. The others spent the afternoon in the oasis.

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