The crash hike stuff!

Dan McGuire —  April 14, 2021 — Leave a comment


Here is the stuff you guys talked about last night. The route will be published next week as we get closer and the stops are decided upon at our next meeting. However, if you are interested, the route is available on AllTrails: Harrison Plane Crash.

Here is the meal plan: everyone will buy their own since we are still under Covid non-patrol eating rules.

Packing List:


  • Clothes bag (optional)
  • Base layer (long underwear, tight-fitting synthetic shirt)
  • Zip off pants (otional)
  • Pants (normally not jeans)
  • Shorts (normally not denim)
  • T-shirt (at least 3, class B works well
  • Socks (a lot, at least two pairs, non-wool socks work best, normally synthetic)
  • Underwear, moderate amount
  • Belt (optional, helps with hiking and holding backpack)
  • Trail shoes / Hiking boots
  • Sweater with hood
  • Ball cap / beanie
  • Down jacket / puffer jacket
  • Raincoat / poncho


  • Personal hammock (included for this trip, if not lending then hammock with tarp)
  • Sleeping bag (20* or less)
  • Sleeping pad
  • Camping / blowup / neck pillow
  • Backpacking backpack (basically required for backpacking)
  • Mini bear bag (holds any food or smellables)
  • Mess kit (plate, cup, bowl, couple spork-knives)
  • Jet-boil (troop will provide if necessary)
  • Nalgene bottles (at least two)
  • Water filter (troop will provide if necessary)
  • Hygiene kit (toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, tp, trowel, creams, sunscreen, bugspray)
  • Sunglasses
  • First Aid Kit (follows BSA guidelines preferably)
  • Rope / paracord (a large length is good)
  • Navigation kit (compass, map, pen & paper)
  • Headlamp (very important, bring extra batteries)
  • Fire kit (matches, lint, lighter, waterproof matches)
  • Emergency kit (with most or all of the 10 essentials included)
  • Trail snacks (normally with a decent amount of calories)
  • Water bladder (normally with water filter)
  • Electrolytes (if possible)
  • Pocket knife / multi-tool
  • Whistle
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Scout book

Dan McGuire


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