RRG Campout

MISSION:   Sat Aug 11,12     RED RIVER GORGE , INDIAN STAIRCASE / CLOUDSPLITTER hike

We will meet at the church on Saturday morn, and DEPART at 730 am SHARP.  So show  up at 7:00 am  to pack gear.

We are camping in the primitive lot along Tunnel Ridge Rd , either ARCHAIC or FT ANCIENT,   

we will hike to  Indian Staircase and Cloudsplitter .   Maps SECRET SPOTs

Bring a 1 GALLON JUG OF WATER (or large camelback) .  Hiking makes you very thirsty

 

Reasons to Go:

  • The Perseid meteor shower will happen this weekend and we will watch Sat night. 

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

  • Camping Merit badge req. (REQ 9b1) - 1000 ft, which is required for Eagle Scout rank.

  • Pizza requirement:On Sunday, maybe a stop at  Miguels Pizza . (bring extra $ for this $10 max)

          

On Sunday, please return to church to pick up scouts around 2-3 pm.  I will broadcast the arrival time via REMIND  phone app.

 

 

 

Campout cost  $20.00
pizza

$5-$10

Download TROOP Permission Slip 

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

 

10 essentials for hiking:

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

 

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 wicking 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