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20 Mile Hike - March 7

posted Feb 22, 2015, 10:24 PM by Advancement Coordinator Troop 352   [ updated Feb 22, 2015, 10:31 PM ]
Attention All Scouts and Parents!

On Saturday, March 7, Mr. Ted Ruiz (our Hiking MB Counselor) as agreed to lead the scouts on a 20-mile hike. This fulfills a requirement for the Hiking Merit Badge, which is an Eagle required badge. Here are the details:

Name: Malaysia & the Disappearing River Hike

When: Saturday, March 7 - Will assemble promptly at 5:00am and leave at 5:15am sharp (this is a long hike; we hope to be back at Faith close to 4:00pm)

Where: Barangay Calawis, Antipolo

Requirements: To participate on this hike, a scout must have previously completed at least one 10-mile hike.

To join this hike, please complete the 20 Mile Hike Sign-up form by March 4 at 2:30pm. We need to know by March 4 who is joining this hike to make arrangements for transportation and supervision.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ More Hike Details ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

What to bring?
  • Water: 3L minimum
  • Lunch and Snacks
  • Hat
  • Daypack (to keep hands free)
  • Comfortable Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Lite Rain Gear
  • Shorts (recommended)
  • Extra Shirt(s) - as desired
  • Blue Card - if working on the hiking merit badge
  • Paper & Pen/Pencil to Document Your Hike
  • Personal SMALL First Aid Kit
Optional
  • Camera (great views)
  • Tsinelas/Flip-flops - we will be crossing a stream (100 feet wide) that is shin deep. So either get your shoes wet (not recommended), or take off shoes and wear flip-flops to cross the stream (twice).
  • Walking Stick
What NOT to Bring?
  • Bolo not needed