Crystal Cove Hike 2016

Posted by tkayray on February 7, 2017 in News & Events |

The boys and several parents took a nice, three-mile hike at Crystal Cove in November. The terrain was moderate and the views of the ocean were picture-perfect. It was a nice outing for everyone.

San Jacinto Backpacking 2016

Posted by tkayray on June 4, 2016 in News & Events |

Pack up all your gear. Carry it on your back. Take a two-and-a-half mile aerial tram ride up the side of a mountain. Hike in to your campsite. You’re not done yet. You still have to set up camp and then hike the rest of the way to the peak–at almost 11,000 feet. That’s the adventure […]

Dos Picos Family Camping 2016

Posted by tkayray on June 4, 2016 in News & Events |

Camping isn’t just for Scouts. Families also get in on the fun. That’s why a group of families from Troop 657 planned an active weekend at Dos Picos campground in Romona. They enjoyed ideal April weather (not too warm, not too cold), fishing, cooking, and campfires. Best of all? The families got to know each other better […]

Sitton Peak Hike 2016

Posted by tkayray on March 15, 2016 in News & Events |

Another 10 miles under their boots! The sky was full of clouds, but no rain fell on this group of Scouts and adults. 13 members of Troop 657 summited Sitton Peak off Ortega Highway–it’s the highest peak in Orange County. Hikers were treated to some striking views of the Cleveland National Forest. They even saw the wreckage of […]

Hollywood Hills Hike 2016

Posted by tkayray on March 14, 2016 in News & Events |

(For full story and pics, click on the event title.) In February, Troop 657 Scouts enjoyed a six-mile hike in the Hollywood Hills. A few Scouts even extended the outing to 10 miles to get a requirement met. It was a fun hike and the weather was perfect. There were some fantastic views.

Mt. Baldy Day Hike 2015

Posted by tkayray on January 11, 2016 in News & Events |

(For full story and pics, click on the event title.) In mid-November, eight ambitious Scouts and seven fearless adults summited Mt. Baldy’s 10,000-foot peak. It was a technical hike and somewhat challenging, but everyone lived to tell the tale. Congratulations to these hardy hikers. 

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