Mt Bierstadt 14er Camping Trip

Sean Warner —  July 12, 2018 — Leave a comment

Troop,

From Lance (With Dad’s Help):

Here is the plan for this weekends Camp Out:

Downloadable Map: alltrails-mount-bierstadt-trail

Weather next 6 Days: 

Days 0-3 Mount Bierstadt Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 2.0in), heaviest during Sat night. Very    mild (max 50°F on Sat morning, min 39°F on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Mount Bierstadt Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 2.0in), heaviest during Sun afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 48°F on Mon morning, min 37°F on Mon night). Winds    increasing (calm on Sun morning, fresh winds from the NW by Wed morning)

Timeline:

13 July:

5pm: Arrive at Wilson United Methodist Church

530pm: Depart

14 July:

Early- Hike Mt Bierstadt

Late afternoon Early Evening – Return to Wilson United Methodist Church

Packing List (Determined by Scouts):

  • Extra pairs of socks(wool)
  • At least 2 liters of water,
  • Headlamp (flashlight), spare batteries
  • Broad brim hat
  • Beanie
  • Hygiene kit
  • Toilet paper
  • First aid kit
  • Buff
  • Rain gear
  • Light jacket
  • Lighter/matches

Added by Sean

  • Back Pack
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Mat
  • Small Day Pack (for the climb)
  • Clothing to match weather 45F at the top. Please dress in Layers
  • Broken in Hiking Shoes/Running Shoes
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • SunScreen
  • Light Gloves
  • Compass
  • Permission Slips
  • Pocket Knife
  • Hydration Powder (Gatorade, etc)
  • Optional: Camera

Troop Gear

  • Camping Stoves with Gas
  • 2 x 5 Gallong Water Containers
  • Water Filtration Pumps
  • Tents

Meal Plan: (Ethan Gilkes is Buying the Food)

Friday Night: Scout bring their own Dinner…subway or whatever.

Meal plan: Desert:

Patrol 1: S’mores:

Marshmallows, Chocolate bars, Grahamcrackers

Patrol 5: Rice Krispies:

Rice Krispies, marshmallow

Saturday Morning:

Breakfast: pop tarts

Lunch: sandwiches 

(Ham, cheddar cheese)

Snacks: chewy bars, flavored packets for water

 

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