Re: Critical Philmont question
Bill Case (billcase@ROMULUS.NCSC.MIL)
Sun, 22 Jun 1997 15:32:02 -0400
Hust returned from Philmont (PTC). In our class was a gentleman
who had come out on a trek and was four pounds over the limit. Yes, they
ARE that strict.
On Sat, 21 Jun 1997, Ron Raab-Long wrote:
> Can anyone give me some insite on the current regulations concerning a boy's
> weight at Philmont? My son leaves on July 7th. He's 6'2" and weights 265,
> or did when he had his physical 1 1/2 months ago.
> The troop received a letter from Philmont this week stating, essentially,
> "If you have anyone over the maximum weight as listed in the Philmont
> medical form, don't bother to bring them with you cause we don't have a
> place to put them up while the rest of you are on the trail."
> He was 13 pounds over the limit. Are they really that strict out there?
> I think he could probably crash diet to get down below the limit, but that
> would seriously effect his strength at this point. Any thoughts.
> Ron Raab-Long
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