50 Mile Canoe Trip 2013

50 Mile Canoe Trip

50 Mile Canoe Trip
When

August 3-9 2013

Where

St. Croix River, Maine

Attendance

7 Scouts

Activities
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Tents
  • Campfire
  • Cooking
Purpose

We did a 6 day, 50-mile High Adventure trip with the older scouts in the troop. In addition to white water canoeing, we focused on Dutch Oven cooking for the entire trip.

Highlights
  • We canoed for 2 days on open water on Spednic Lake.
  • We camped the first night on an island in the lake.
  • We made some amazing meals in the Dutch Ovens: Breakfast Burritos,Chicken Pot Pie, Jambalaya, Peach Cobbler and some fantastic Pizza.
  • Several scouts did some fishing and were catching small mouth bass.
  • We portaged around the dam at Vanceboro with no issues.
  • We experienced most types of weather including some beautiful sunny days and some rainy days with intermittent thunderstorms.
  • We experienced white water canoeing with Class I and II rapids with several of them proving pretty challenging.
  • The campsites along the river were GREAT and very comfortable.
Photos
Advertisements

One Response to 50 Mile Canoe Trip 2013

  1. Pingback: 50 Mile Canoe Trip 2013 | Boy Scout Troop 126, Franklin, Massachusetts

Comments are closed.