Description: We will hike 4 miles to Maple Grove campground from the southern trailhead located at Baker Lake. The campground sits on the eastern shore of Baker Lake, this spot has six tent campsites complete with fire pits and vault or backcountry toilets.
TRAIL ASSESSMENT: Please, have your Scout volunteer and sign-up to research one of the Trail Assesment topics. Everyone will present there findings at the June 17th Troop Meeting. For more info click here.
Where: Baker Lake – Maple Grove
Eligibility: This event is open to all Troop 120 scouts and guests.
Distance: Approximately 8 miles round trip. Elevation gain of 500ft.
Conditions: Be prepared for rain and cold temperatures!
Required Equipment: Good hiking hiking cloths and boots. No cotton, wear layers, and be waterproof! Backpack should contain 10 essentials and standard supplies for overnight camping (see Troop Handbook or click here). Troop will be supplying the usual cooking equipment, tents, and ground cloths
Pack Check: Bring your packs and gear to the June 17th meeting.
Food: Have a good breakfast before departing Saturday morning. Patrols will coordinate lunch and dinner for Saturday, and breakfast Sunday. Bring a sack lunch to eat at the trailhead on Sunday. Scouts are responsable for personal snacks for all days.
Costs: The costs of meals will be coordinated by each patrols grub master. A per person trip fee will be determined shortly by the Adult Coordinted (and posted here before the trip) to cover additional costs (such as fuel, etc.). This trip fee should be paid to the Adult Coordinator at the time of departure.
Transportation: We will be carpooling for this event. Please note in your RSVP if you are able to act as a driver for this event and list the capacity of your vehicle. Final drivers will be assign the morning of departure by the Adult Coordinator. Drivers will be required to supply information regarding their valid drivers license and inbsurance prior to the event. Drives will be reimbursed for fuel costs.