Enjoy great views of the San Gabriel Mountains and Valley as you hike the Wildlife Corridor through Puente Hills. This is an advancement opportunity for all scouting levels, and hikes are offered at various lengths and difficulties. In conjunction with Troop 54, Troop 546 is pleased to announce that we will be offering a 20 mile hike this Spring – from Rio Hondo College on through to Firestone Scout Reservation! This hike will help fulfill requirement 5 of the Hiking Merit Badge.
For Boy Scouts: The opportunity to complete Advancement Requirements for the following: Tenderfoot Requirements 5a, 5b & 5c; Second Class Requirements 3a, 3b, 3c & 3d; First Class Requirements 4a, 4b & 5b; Hiking Merit Badge Requirements 4, 5 & 6.
For Cub Scouts and Webelos: The opportunity to complete Advancement Requirements for various Rank Adventures, such as Webelos – Webelos Walkabout 1, 3, 4 & 6. Bear – Bear Necessities 1b Fur, Feathers & Ferns 1, 2 & 4 is possible. Wolf – Call Of The Wild 1b, 2 & 6 is possible. Tiger – Tigers In The Wild 1, 2 & 3a-c.
Snacks, refreshments and patches will be available for purchase before the hike at registration. Troop 546 will take your unit’s photo, then transport your group from the parking lot to the trailhead. The trail is marked with RED flags. Please note that the last bus leaves at 10 AM sharp and this is a ONE WAY hike. It is the responsibility of each unit/group to make arrangements to have your hikers picked up at their ending location.
See the flyer for routes, times, and pick-up points.
When: Saturday, May 13th, 2017; Check In between 7:00 AM and 9:45 AM
Where: Rio Hondo College, Parking Lot 2, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, CA 90601
Cost: There is no cost for the hike, however, a donation of $2.00 per hiker is appreciated to offset our operating expenses.