Cuyamaca Beginner Backpack - May 16-17

Post date: May 09, 2015 8:51:7 PM

The perfect trek for old and new Scouts. We will start our Saturday hike at Paso Picacho Campground in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, trekking app. 6 – 8 miles on a downhill route to Green Valley Campground, enjoying a trail lunch along the way. After a trail dinner, night of camping, and trail breakfast at Green Valley, we will head back up to Paso Picacho and hike Stonewall Peak, app. 4.5 miles round trip on Sunday morning.

Backpacking essentials are listed on the Troop website under Scout Resources. If there are any questions about what to pack, please call or email James Uwins at: or call: 760-815-7012.

The weight of a backpack should be approximately 25% of the Scout's weight. Please see the trek form for information on a MANDATORY pack check for this trek. If you don't own a backpack yet, please call our troop Quartermaster, Erik Saviage, to borrow a pack: 760 944 6862.

During this trek, we will cover the following achievements:


#1, #2, #5,

Second Class:

#1a, #1b, #2, #3e

Adults are welcome and needed on this trek.

Trek forms are due no later than May 4th.