Each year, Troop 119 schedules a 50 mile hike in the High Sierras.  To qualify the scouts must be 14 years old, have attained a rank of 1st Class Scout or higher, and have completed a minimum of 2 training hikes.

Training hike schedule (2018):
     March 10-11 (rained out)
     May 19-20 (training hike canceled)
     June 16-17 (training hike canceled)

50 mile hike schedule (2018):
     Event Canceled (too few scouts able to participate).

The scouts will assemble at 7:00 AM in front of Montalvo School for any hiking or camping activity.

Backpacking and Camping Information:
      Fifty Mile Hike Packing List
      Summer Camp Packing List
      Philmont Country Cook Book
      Troop 928 Sam Houston Council Cook Book
      Human Waste Disposal in the Backcountry
          (a Trailspace.com Blog)


View from the top of Topa Topa Bluff, Ojai, California.
Picture taken during a hike to Ladybug Camp.

This space is set aside to thank all those who help maintain the trails we all enjoy.
To the Forest Rangers whose everyday duties are taken for granted, to the Boy Scouts whose Eagle Projects are very much appreciated, and to the volunteers who usually go unnoticed

Thank You!!

Volunteer shaping and setting rocks on the trail
between South Lake and Bishop Pass.

Volunteers moving rocks and logs on the trail
between South Lake and Bishop Pass.

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