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Scouts at Philmont

Lightweight Backpacking and Scouting in North Carolina

Trail Ambassador Joe Jacaruso will be giving a series of talks on how to prepare for Philmont, backpacking skills and lightweight backpacking this Septmber and October at several Scouting events in North Carolina. A veteran Appalachian Trail thru-hiker as well as a Scoutmaster, Joe gives frequent talks and gear demonstrations to scouting troops  throughout the […]

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Get Fit for Hiking with Bodyweight Exercises

I’m sure that most of you out there are in much better shape than I am, but there are probably also a few of you who may need a little help getting in shape for your next hike. The best way to get in shape for hiking is very simple: Go hike! But. if you […]

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Trail Ambassador Teaches BSA Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador and Scoutmaster Derek Hansen (author of The Ultimate Hang) will be teaching an Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills in conjunction with the Boy Scouts of America, Grand Canyon Council on September 13-14, 2013, in Flagstaff Arizona. Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills is the required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters, assistant Scoutmasters, […]

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