Backpacking Lighter at Philmont

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Going lightweight at Philmont presents challenges in terms of cooking, bear protection, and group camping. Learn from experienced Philmont scouts about the benefits of going light for high adventure in a scouting context.

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Backpacking Lighter at Philmont

  1. 1. Backpacking Lighter at Philmont Feb 25, 2012 Capitol Area Council Austin, TX
  2. 2. Backpacking Lighter at Philmont <ul><li>Pat Rabun </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Francis </li></ul>
  3. 3. Backpacking Lighter at Philmont <ul><li>Pinnacle of Scout hiking and backpacking </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why Go Light At Philmont? <ul><li>Mo Fun </li></ul><ul><li>Mo Safe </li></ul><ul><li>Mo Program </li></ul><ul><li>Mo Better </li></ul>
  5. 5. Limitations <ul><li>Weight/Volume of food </li></ul><ul><li>Tents … no Tarps </li></ul><ul><li>Crew gear </li></ul><ul><li>Bear Procedures </li></ul>
  6. 6. Base Pack Weight < 15 lbs <ul><li>The “Big Three” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sleep System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tent </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Pack: Light but High Volume
  8. 8. Sleep System - Bag
  9. 9. Sleep System – Sleeping Pad
  10. 10. Tents
  11. 11. Other Stuff to Consider <ul><li>Clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Hydration </li></ul><ul><li>Miscellaneous </li></ul>
  12. 12. More Other Stuff
  13. 13. Crew Gear
  14. 14. Crew Gear
  15. 15. Pots and Stoves
  16. 16. Bear Baggin’
  17. 17. Questions?
  18. 18. Reflections
  19. 19. Better Than Gold

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