50 Mile Backpacking Trip 2012

50 Mile Backpacking Trip (High Adventure)

50 Mile Backpacking Trip
When

August 5 – 10, 2012

Where

Appalachian Trail
Tyringham, MA to North Adams, MA

Attendance

9 Scouts

Activities
  • Backpacking
  • Tents
  • Campfire
  • Cooking
Purpose

To complete a 50 mile backpacking, High Adventure Trip (HAT) with the older scouts.

Highlights
  • We did a 10-mile practice trip in the Blue Hills
  • The scouts packed and distributed all of the food and gear the day before we left
  • We took 6 days to complete the trip
  • Along the way we summited Mt. Greylock, the tallest mountain in Massachusetts
  • We met a girl scout troop completing part of the same section we were doing
  • Along the A-T we passed through forests, fields, grassy balds and towns
Photos

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