scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: Backpacking MB question
Paul S. Wolf (paul.s.wolf@ALUM.WPI.EDU
Sun Feb 06 2000 - 20:28:09 CST
Mark Arend wrote:
> Requirement #10 states: "Take three backpacking treks. Each must
> consist of at least 3 days' duration with two different overnight
> Does this mean three full days? Or if we head out on a Friday
> afternoon and hike a mile or so to a campsite, hike & camp on
> Saturday, hike some more on Sunday will this qualify?
Yes, More or less. Hiking on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, with
tenting on Friday and Saturday nights is within the intent of the
However, keep in mind that the hike must be 15 miles or more, so only 1
mile on Friday would require longer hikes on saturday and Sunday.
The full requirement is:
10. Take three backpacking treks. Each must consist of at least 3 days
duration with two different overnight campsites, and each must cover at
least 15 miles. Carry everything you will need throughout the trek.
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu
Advancement/Safety Webmaster, USSSP http://www.usscouts.org