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Hawk Canyon Intermediate Backpack

posted Nov 18, 2018, 7:38 PM by Webmaster Troop777   [ updated Nov 18, 2018, 7:52 PM ]

Hello Troop 777:

Roger Adami and Vivian Lee are leading a Hawk Canyon Intermediate Backpacking Trek on Dec 1-2, 2018.  If you are interested in the trek, please complete and turn in the trek form with your payment.  Since they will not have any troop meeting before the trek, you can send the trek form to her in one of two ways:

  1. Email the completed trek form if you are using your scout account balance.
  2. Mail the trek form to Vivian Lee if you will be paying with cash/check.  Vivian's address is   509 Ocean Bluff Way, Encinitas, CA 92024

Thank you
-Vivian Lee and Roger Adami

Thank you

Annual Trek Schedule (Dates TBD)

posted Oct 15, 2018, 6:55 PM by T777 Webmaster

The Assistant Scoutmaster has held a trek planning meeting on 10/15/18 with the following information about upcoming treks.
  Annual treks being scheduled include:  Webelos outreach day, mud caves, rocketry, Colorado River canoe, Blue Angels, Scout Fair, Troop Shoot, La Jolla Shores 
           TLC requested treks are: desert and mountain backpacking, skiing, lake and deep sea fishing, snorkeling/scuba, canoeing, mountain biking, sailing, snow camping, skiing, and wilderness survival.

     The google sheet link below provides a snap-shot of treks for the upcoming fiscal/school year, and you can refer to the troop calendar to see what is already "officially" scheduled.    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Sx4BVuF131LPpTvZ1bfOfXTVkU02RNYQGGObRhr8kZw/edit?usp=sharing 

Patagonia Trek - 12/22/2018 to 1/2/2019

posted Sep 24, 2018, 7:06 PM by T777 Webmaster   [ updated Sep 24, 2018, 7:09 PM ]

  • Trek Leader - Vivian Lee
  • Phone - (760) 845-6585

  • Trek Highlights:
  • Start at El Calafate in Argentina on 12/22/2018
  • Travel by road to El Chalten ~3 hours
  • Trek in Los Glaciares National Park - see Map 3
    •  -Piedra Fraile
    •  -Pollen Glacier
    •  -Laguna Torre
  • Overnight camping in one of the campgrounds in the park
  • Take in the stunning views of Mount Fitz Roy
  • Back to El Chalten, then El Calafate
  • Day trek to Perito Moreno Glacier (ice trekking is an option here) on Christmas Day!
  • Travel across the border to Puerto Natales, Chile ~5 hours
  • Trek 6 days/5 nights in Torres del Paine National Park - see Map 4
  •  - Hike to the Grey Glacier
  •  - Trek through the French Valley
  •  - Visit Los Cuernos 
  •  - Trek through the Asencio Valley to the see the famous towers
  •  - Leave the park on New Year's Day
  • Overnight in Puerto Natales 
  • Travel by road to Punta Arenas ~3 hours
  • Fly out of Punta Arena on 1/2/2019
  • More Information can be found on the website here.

San Jacinto/Marion Mountain - Intermediate Backpack - July 5-8

posted Jun 27, 2018, 7:07 PM by Webmaster Troop777   [ updated Jun 27, 2018, 7:11 PM ]

This backpack is a night in Marion Mountain Campground, followed by a hike up the Marion Mountain trail to Little Round Valley and Strawberry Junction remote campgrounds. There will be a side hike to the peak of Mount San Jacinto (elevation 10,833’). Participants must have completed a beginner backpack and a day before undertaking this trek. The trek is limited to 15 scouts (and adults). Read the trek form for more information.
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Mt. Baden-Powell - Intermediate Day Hike - June 23

posted Jun 22, 2018, 5:44 PM by Webmaster Troop777

During the hike to the summit of Mount Baden-Powell, you’ll experience the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), a monument for Mt Baden-Powell’s namesake, Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts, a barren saddle with jaw-dropping views, and a 1500-year old limber pine. And at the summit you’ll enjoy sweeping panoramic views of the San Gabriel Mountains. Participants will also receive a prestigious (and very cool) Mt. Baden Powell patch. Participants must have completed an intermediate backpack before undertaking this trek. Read the trek form for more information.
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Domelands - Beginner Backpack - May 5-6

posted Apr 28, 2018, 1:59 PM by Webmaster Troop777

This is a Beginner back pack with total of about 3 ½ miles each way with packs, plus an additional day hike of about 3 miles in the slots and domes of the Domelands. There is some elevation gain of about 700 feet up/down total for a total of 1655 feet.

Grand Canyon - Intermediate Backpack - May 25-28

posted Apr 16, 2018, 6:43 PM by Webmaster Troop777

This will be a hike on the South Rim down the South Kaibab trail and up the Bright Angel trail. Backpackers will spend three days in the Canyon and hike just under 18 miles. This trek requires the scout or adult to have completed a beginner backpack trek with the troop and two training hikes.

La Costa Reserve - Day Hike - April 22

posted Apr 9, 2018, 5:17 PM by Webmaster Troop777   [ updated Apr 9, 2018, 5:20 PM ]

This is a 6.5 mile day hike through the La Costa Reserve on April 22, 2018. Before the hike, participants will be looking at a backpack packed to go to Philmont along with a Q&A session. Further information including prerequisites and the meeting location are provided in the attached document below.

Mt. Woodson Loop - Day Hike - April 8

posted Apr 8, 2018, 2:28 PM by Webmaster Troop777   [ updated Apr 16, 2018, 4:48 PM ]

Mt. Woodson Loop -  Day Hike – Full Climb on April 8, 2018. This is a day hike that is a 6.6 miles with a roughly 1,800 foot climb.

Crystal Coast Beginner Backpack - 19-20 Aug

posted Aug 1, 2017, 9:30 PM by Webmaster Troop777

Time to hit the trails for this beginner backpack at Orange County's largest remaining example of open space and natural seashore. This trek will consist of approximately 3 miles of hiking each day through coastal sage scrub/chaparral and riparian terrain, leading to an ocean view bluff. We will need to pack all water for this trek as there is no water source at the campsite.  Trek is limited to 16 participants.

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