50 MILE
TRAINING HIKE

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 (2021):
     March 20-21
     May 15-16
     June 19-20

50 mile hike schedule (2021):
     (replaced by shorter Sierra hike and campout).

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)
      Los Padres Trailheads and Campsites
           (smart phones require Google Drive)

Related Presentations:
      Astronomy
      Orienteering
      Coordinates
      UTM Map Coordinates

 

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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