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Blue Hills Hiking 2013

We went on a 5 mile hike through the Blue Hills, and camped at a site in Camp Sayre. We had a beautiful view of Boston atop Hancock Hill. The Super Shark patrol won the personal chef for this outing … Continue reading

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Purgatory Chasm

We camped at Purgatory Chasm and did a lot of hiking in and around the chasm. During our second hike through the chasm we completed a service project by cleaning out debris. We had several of our new scouts on … Continue reading

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Mt. Alander Hike

This weekend we hiked to the top of Mt. Alander in Western Massachusetts. It was beautiful weather with sunny days and starry nights. The temperature dipped into the 20’s at night but everyone was well prepared and stayed warm. View … Continue reading

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Survival Weekend 2012 (Over 14 Trip)

Seven of the older scouts recently spent the weekend learning survival techniques and camping with minimal gear. Instead of tents, we used tarps and ropes to build our shelters. We cooked our meals directly on the fire and enjoyed cake … Continue reading

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Beartown State Forest Backpacking

Last weekend was the first backpacking trip that the whole troop has done in a while and with the large number of new boys we knew it would be a challenging weekend. We backpacked a few miles along the Appalachian … Continue reading

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Mt. Washington State Forest — Sr. Scouts

Last weekend we went on a Senior Scout Backpacking weekend where the boys 14 and older worked on camping and leadership skills and also practiced packing all of the equipment into the woods. It was a great success and whole … Continue reading

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