Pisgah Waterfalls - Aug 15

Looking Glass Falls

Pisgah National Forest Water Falls Tour 
August 15-17, 2014 

**See attachment at bottom of this page**

Trip Summary: Proper campsite selection and assembly. Costs per individual: $ 10.00

Day Time Activity
Friday 4:45 PM Arrive at Scout Hut.
  5:30 PM Depart for Pisgah National Forest – Dinner on bus
  8:30 PM Campsite is 10 minute hike from parking lot, backpacks required, Trailer access
Saturday 6:00 or 6:30 AM Reveille and breakfast: cooked breakfast, using stoves, travel in Class C uniform ( Scout shorts and troop T-shirt ), Day packs with Nalgene’s, swimming clothes, sunscreen
  8:00 AM Campsite inspection – Davidson River Fish Hatchery Tour 
  9:00 AM Depart for Looking Glass Falls
  10:00 AM Sliding Rock Recreational Area: swim suits, water shoes, sunscreen and towel required. Dressing room facilities. Admission covered by troop
  12:00 Noon Picnic lunch by Patrol at Pink Beds Picnec Area
  1:00 PM Depart for Parkway tour
  1:30 PM 4 mile linear hike to: Yellowstone Falls, Second Falls. Day packs
  4:30 PM Depart for Devil’s Courthouse hike
  5:30 PM Return to campsite
  6:30 PM Begin dinner in campsite: Dutch oven, other stoves 
  8:30 PM Campfire Activities
Sunday 6:00 AM Reveille and Breakfast: Cold breakfast, break camp, load gear
  7:30 AM Depart for PARI, Rosman, NC 1 hour drive
  8:30 AM Scout is Reverent Service @ PARI
  9:00 – 11:00 AM 2 hour tour and presentation: Costs: $ 10.00 per individual
  11:30 AM Lunch by patrol at PARI facility 
  1:00 PM Board bus - Depart for Charlotte
  4:00 – 4:30 PM Arrive at hut

Patrol leaders:

We discussed the weekend’s patrol cooking, campsite setup and gear requirements at the last PLC. We need a head count on Monday for each of your patrols. You also will need to collect the $ 10.00 from each patrol member and please have it ready for departure at the hut next Friday.

We will backpack into the campsite. There will be access to the troop trailer throughout the weekend.

Please review this information at your patrol meeting. For those members not in attendance, please communicate with them.

You will need the following:
  • Sunday night: weekend gear list for quartermaster
  • Monday PLC: Patrol menu and duty roster( they will be reviewed at PLC)

Patrol Sponsors and Adults:

We need a head count on who will be attending the trip for menu planning and vehicles:

  • Bus driver: John Hall (thank you very much)
  • Grub Masters: John H, Greg L, Walter L (thank you very much)
  • Troop trailer: (vehicle needed to pull)

I need the following trip planning information to be completed ASAP:

  • Adults and scouts: we need to have an accurate head count for meal and vehicle plans 
  • Patrol leaders: 
    • Patrol gear lists to Mr Baxas. 
    • Collect names and the $ 10.00 PARI tour fee from each member 
    • Have that money ready when boarding the bus on Friday. 
Adults will need to provide their individual plates, cups and eating utensils for the campsite meals. The troop will furnish those items for the Saturday and Sunday lunches.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Bruce M
Lance Read,
Aug 12, 2014, 7:29 PM