RRG Campout

MISSION:   overnight Sat JUNE 10,11  RED RIVER GORGE , CLOUDSPLITTER HIKE

Those needing to hike 1000 feet for camping merit badge, or the 5 MILE requirement, then this is it.   

We will meet at the church, and DEPART at 8am SHARP.  So show  up at 7:00 to pack gear.

We are camping in the primitive lot along Tunnle Ridge Rd  SECRET SPOT

we will hike Indian Staircase and Cloudsplitter.  This is a Camping Merit badge requirement.

Camping req 9b1, climb 1000 ft.

It is also a 2nd Class Rank req. (3b) - 5 mile hike.

On Sunday, please return to pick up scouts around 2-3 pm.

 

Bring a 1 GALLON JUG OF WATER.  (Hiking makes you thirsty)

 

We may also climb Via Ferratta on Sunday if we have enough sign up.  PAST PHOTOS

Camping &/or Climbing 

Campout only $15.00
Climb (optional)

 $ 40.00

Climb/Camp  total $55.00 

 

 

10 essentials for hiking:

1     First aid kit
2     Filled water bottle
3     Flashlight
4     Trail food
5     Sunscreen
6     Whistle
7     Compass
8     Rain gear
9     Pocket knife
10     Matches or fire starters.

And on Sunday, maybe a stop at Dairy Queen or  Miguel's pizza. (bring money)   

Please return to pick up scouts around 2-3 pm.  Await text/call when we know.

 

 

Download TROOP Permission Slip 

MEDICAL FORM :   MEDICAL FORM AB ,   no need for the doctor physical, C

 

TRIP INFO:

MAP:  CHIMNEY TOP , RRG, suspension bridge.

Local Info:     

Maps Map to Torrent

Torrent  Web site

LIVE WEATHER

WEATHER FORCAST

 

Suggested Packing List:

  Camp Equipment

__ 1 Complete Scout Uniform CLASS A (Mandatory) uniform shirt, olive pants, red 73 neckerchief

__ 1 GALLON JUG OF WATER.  (Hiking makes you thirsty)

__ Scout Handbook

__ Water bottle  (filled with water)

__Tent  (the troop has some if you dont own one)

__Boots

__Under Armor type wiking shirt (for the hike)

__Clothes (change of clothing  change of socks, change of liner socks, underwear, shirt)

__Jacket (if it gets cold)

__Flash light / Head light

__Batteries

__Backpack  (to carry all your clothes & equipment)

__Sleeping bag

__Sleeping mat / pad

__Mess Kit - Personal Eating Utensils (plate, cup, spoon / fork or mess kit)

__Hygiene Kit (Toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, hand sanitizer)

__Toilet Paper in a Ziplock bag

__Matches

__Emergency kit (including a whistle, pocket knife, emergency blanket, etc)

__Wet Weather Protection Gear (Rain Jacket and Pants- pants are optional)

__Snacks

__Personal First Aid Kit

 

NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES ALLOWED ON TRIP.   (gameboys, DVD players, phones)

NOTICE!!
Sheath, butterfly, and survival type knives, etc. are not allowed on
the reservation. IF brought, the Scoutmaster should hold them until the Scout returns home. 

All fuel (propane, white gas) must be checked in and held by an adult until it is needed. Only adult leaders should handle fuel.

 Miguel's Pizza closed December 1st Feb  24th

 

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