Category Archives: High Adventure

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Sitting here this morning going through some Scouting Pictures and getting my stuff ready for the Red and Green Dinner today I clicked on one of the Blogs that I follow.  It is Mr. Harrison’s Blog.  Now, the blog itself … Continue reading

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Snow Peak 700 Review

Well, It’s Sunday and today we are celebrating our Troops 10th Anniversary as well as Scouting’s 104th.  Every year our Troop hosts its annual Red and Green Dinner.  A celebration of the Troop and Scouting.  This year we will recognize … Continue reading

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Frost Bite and Hypothermia

Well, It snowed here in Oregon today.  The first real snow fall of the “Winter”.  And as much as we have already prepared for our winter camping experiences, the snow reminded me of the risk we accept when winter camping … Continue reading

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Training for the Parents

It is often said that “Every Scout deserves a Trained Leader”… well.. sure.. Every Scout certainly deserves a trained leader, but do you really think that the Scout cares? The saying should say, “Every Parent deserves a Trained Leader”.  Right? … Continue reading

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Leadership – The power of the mind

Mental toughness is a great leadership trait.  It allows the leader to think clear and make good decisions.  I recently ran into an article in Backpacker magazine that reinforced some of the leadership training that I learned early on in … Continue reading

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Saturday Quick Tip 2-1-14

Every Saturday, we are going to add a “Tip of the Week” to the Blog.  A tip that will be focused on Backpacking, camping, hiking, cooking, or other skills associated with the great outdoors. This weeks tip is a simple … Continue reading

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J Falk Wood Burning stove

For those of you looking to play around with other stoves for backpacking you know that I have played around with a couple different Wood gas or Wood burning stoves.  I currently use the Solo Stove for wood burning, but … Continue reading

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