Led by our fearless leader, Mr. Grace, new Troop 4 backpackers hiked in 2-miles to Gould Mesa Campground to learn more about backpacking gear and lightweight techniques.
There, they were introduced to more than four different instructional stations including proper stove lighting, cozy-making, site selection, how to hang a bear bag and more. Our scouts also took time to help make a highlight video of their day.
The T4 Boy Scouts and Scouters took about one week and covered 60 actual miles in six days. By most accounts, the crew considered this summer adventure as one of their all-time favorite.
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Three Scouts and two ASMs headed up into the foothills above Pasadena again for a quick overnight to Henninger Flats. The weather forecast called for warm and dry weather so the Scouts decided to Continue reading
On Friday, November 22, five Troop 4 Scouts and three ASMs headed up into the rugged hills at dusk to complete yet another segment of the San Gabriel Trails Award — Mount Lowe.
The proposed route would take the T4 adventurers from Eaton Canyon to Continue reading
Scouts complete Mt. Zion 10-mile loop; earn Santa Anita section of the San Gabriel Trails Award
On Friday, September 20, 2013, seven Scouts, five ASMs and one trail dog, left Chantry Flats for a Continue reading
Angeles National Forest — Video and photos document The Little Jimmy Backpacking Crew as they hike 22 miles from Islip Saddle to Baden Powell, while still managing to bag Mt. Islip.
Scouts from Jackson Flats and Little Jimmy Campground, both depart their camps before dawn to summit Mt. Baden Powell.
Despite record-breaking heat, determined Scouts complete a first-ever accent of Mt. Baden Powell from two separate camps to mark the Troop’s 100th Anniversary! The summit also completes T4’s attempt of 100 miles of biking, hiking and kayaking for 2013.
Stories from the Scouts that made it happen to follow… Continue reading