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A Day at Elitch Gardens

We spent the day at Elitch Gardens, a decent mid-sized amusement and water park in downtown Denver. Knowing the heat would bear down on us in the afternoon ...

Off to Philmont

We are headed to Denver today to start our 95 mile backpacking adventure to Philmont. Two days in Denver then we hop on a charter bus down to Cimarron NM.

Backpacking the Four Lakes Trail

Last month we did our last training hike in preparation for 10 days / 96 miles at Philmont starting in late July. We had a small crowd this time -- only fiv...

Backpacking the Eagle Creek - Benson Loop

Last weekend about 19 of us from from Troop 224 in Sherwood, OR ventured to the Columbia Gorge for an overnight backpacking trip on the Eagle Creek / Benson ...