Scouts Complete 11 Mile Inspiration Point Loop

Reported by James Taylorson, Star Scout, Age 13

Boys summit Inspiration Point after climbing 2,740 vertical feet

On Saturday March 23rd, eight scouts and four ASMs went on a hike to Inspiration Point via the Lower Sam Merrill to Middle Sam Merrill Trail returning via Castle Canyon.

We hiked 11 miles from 8am to 4:00pm. We had a lot of fun on the hike. We stopped for lunch at the Mount Lowe Campsite. On our way down through Castle Canyon, we Continue reading

ASM’s Complete Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid

Recently, four T4 Assistant Scout Masters, Mr. Emerson, Mr. White,  Mrs. Taylorson and Mr. Taylorson completed their Wilderness First Aid certification.

The course was held at Gould Mesa Campground in the Arroyo Seco. They backpacked in about two miles while learning about edible plants and basic wilderness survival. Once at their destination, they set up camp and Continue reading