Tanawha Trail - May 15

posted May 7, 2015, 8:20 PM by Lance Read   [ updated May 7, 2015, 8:20 PM by Lance Read ]


This months trip is to the Tanawha Trail in Blowing Rock on the Blue Ridge Parkway. We will be staying at Julian Price Park both Friday and Saturday. This is a 14 mile hike along the Parkway. We will be hiking with day packs. Here is information for your patrols to use at their patrol meetings. 

  • Each patrol will need Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner. Light snack if they want Sunday morning. The trailer will be available for Saturday breakfast and dinner.
  • Patrols will cook a meal on the trail and also cook for the adults hiking with them. (Patrols will be reimbursed for cost of adult lunch)
  • Saturday night patrols will cook a normal dinner. We will also have a Dutch oven dessert competition.
  • Please encourage your patrols to pack their day packs appropriately for the hike.
    • rain gear
    • two Nalgenes
    • one or two stoves for cooking lunch
    • a patrol tarp
    • a first aid kit
    • a water pump
    • trail snacks
    • food for lunch.
  • We have asked the boys to give us ideas for Saturday night activities. Will have this by Monday.
  • We will take the bus to the trailhead Saturday morning. Sharks and their adults will return to camp and do their activities from there.
  • Sunday morning we are going to breakfast at the Daniel Boone Inn! Our reservation is at 10:30. Will plan to leave camp at 9:30.

Please let me know if you have any questions about this trip.

Randy S



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