Hike to Colorado’s Alpine Lakes
Blog 23 Sep 2016 | 12:00 pm
Indian Peaks Wilderness Lake Isabelle alpine lake.Photo Credit: Adagio or CC-BY-SA-3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Indian Peaks Wilderness
Sawyer Point One Squeeze system for day hikes in Indian Peaks Wilderness.
Most people would be more than satisfied spend a day by the lake, but when you live in Colorado, you know you can do better than that!. Make your next day hike to Indian Peaks Wilderness and visit one of the dozens of Alpine lakes high above the treetops. Now, that’s a day at the lake that every outdoors geek can appreciate!
Free day hikes to alpine lakes
Indian Peaks is one of the most visited wilderness...
This troop ditched the trailer and became an all-backpacking troop
Blog 23 Sep 2016 | 8:30 am
The troop trailer Jim Rosensweet inherited when he became Scoutmaster had seen better days.
The year was 1987, but this trailer must have been from the 1950s or 60s. Inside the rickety old thing, Rosensweet found heavily used gear that needed replacing, too.
But instead of spending the troop’s money on a new trailer, Rosensweet steered Troop 55 in a different direction.
And that’s the day the troop out of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., became an all-backpacking troop.
“Several of the older boys wanted to hike the Grand Canyon, which is how we got into backpacking,” Rosensweet says. “Then it hit me. Why haul tons of gear around when everything each person would need can...
In new interview, Dr. Robert M. Gates shares thoughts on leadership, Scouting
Blog 23 Sep 2016 | 8:05 am
In a new interview with Eagles’ Call magazine, Distinguished Eagle Scout and former defense secretary Dr. Robert M. Gates shares his thoughts on leadership and the value of Scouting.
Read the full interview in the Fall 2016 issue of Eagles’ Call, the official magazine of the National Eagle Scout Association. The magazine is available to anyone — not just Eagle Scouts. (Use promo code EGCBLG16 to save 50 percent on your subscription.)
Read an excerpt and see the video highlights from our chat with Dr. Gates below.
Real American Hero: An excerpt from our interview with Dr. Gates
After addressing the newest Green Berets at Fort Bragg last year, former Defense Secretary Dr. Robert M....
Seven Brothers, Seven Eagle Scouts
News 23 Sep 2016 | 7:58 am
The title of “Magnificent Seven” has a bit of a different meaning for this family of seven Eagle Scout brothers. These seven brothers are all Eagle Scouts. (photo: Julia Malakie, Sentinel & Enterprise) The final two brothers to reach the rank of Eagle ......
Scout Focuses Eagle Project on Fire Hydrants
News 23 Sep 2016 | 7:58 am
Eagle Scout projects that manage to tap into a Scout’s other interests almost always make a special impact for that Scout and for his community. Such was the case with the fire hydrants project completed by Scout Jared B., who also participates in his ......
Blog 23 Sep 2016 | 7:24 am
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On the Scouting Trail: Scouts recognized at Eagle Court of Honor
News 23 Sep 2016 | 4:36 am
Four La Cañada Boy Scouts with Troop 502 — James DeRose, Travis Ford, Matthew Franklin and David Lam — were recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor on Aug. 28 at La Cañada Presbyterian Church. DeRose, a senior at St. Francis High School, began his ......