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Mount Saint Helena 10.5 mile Hike (Rim Rovers)

Saturday Sep 23 2017 / 02:00 AM - 04:58 PM

Calistoga


Event Contact: ASM Jay
Event Location: Robert Louis Stevenson State Park 4774-4824 Lake County Hwy Calistoga

Hike Planners & Docents – Eagle Scout Rohan Patel & Eagle Scout Andrew Ghazouli

Hike with Troop 61 and earn the Rim Rovers Hiking Patch and the Mt. St. Helena rocker.  Leaving Saturday, September 23, early morning for a 3-hour drive to Robert Louis Stevenson Park in Calistoga.  We will hike 10 ½ miles round trip with the plan to have lunch on the summit of  Mount St. Helena, and return to the parking lot and stop in Marin for dinner.

  1. Hike
    • 10 ½ miles
    • Recommend for older scouts
    • Rim Rovers hike
  2. When and Where
    • Saturday, September 23, 2017
    • Meet at 5:45 AM at Redwood Shores Elementary School
    • Trailhead: 4774-4824 Lake County Hwy, Calistoga, CA 94515
  3. Cost
    • TBD (Transportation, toll, and parking)
  4. Transportation
    • Adults will be needed to drive
  5. Meals
    • Bring trail snacks and lunch (see below)
    • Bring money for dinner on the way way back  (see below)
  6. Schedule
    • Saturday, September 23, 2017
    • 05:45 am Arrive at RWSE
    • 06:00 am depart from RWSE
    • 09:15 am start hike
    • 02:00 pm finish hike
    • 02:15 pm depart from parking lot
    • 06:30 pm back at RWSE (Dinner on the way home)
  7. Uniform
    • Class A when traveling (Drive there)
    • Class B on the hike
  8. What to Bring
    • Ten Essentials – http://rwstroop61.org/2011/01/reference/
    • Hat, Sunglasses, and sunscreen / block, broken in hiking shoes
    • At least 128-160 oz or 4-5L of water (Min of 4 – 32 oz water Nalgene bottles or bring 3L bladder+)  (The more the better as no water on the trail)
    • Extra water for the car ride
    • Extra shirt, socks, and sandals/slides for the drive back
    • Lunch – on the trail so bring ready to eat cold lunch
    • Snacks – e.g., Beef jerky, Jolly Ranchers, Gatorade, Crystal Light, Cuties, Cucumber, dry fruit, etc.)
    • Sanitation – Bring wet wipes
    • Money (min of $10) for dinner on the way home
    • No excess weight
  9. Reference

 

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