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Mt. Chocorua Camping Trip

posted Oct 14, 2014, 7:15 PM by Ronald Burke   [ updated Oct 27, 2014, 12:04 PM ]
Our October camping trip is to: Mt. Chocorua

We will be leaving on Friday October 17th and return Sunday October 19th.
Base camp will be at Danforth Bay Campground.  Saturday evening our hiking group will camp on Mt. Chocorua.

There is a mandatory gear check and drop off on Thursday October 16th at 6:30 PM.  You must have the proper gear to come.

What is proper gear?  Here is a partial listing:
  • Hiking boots (must be broken in!)
  • Hiking Backpack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground sleeping pad
  • Whistle and compass
  • Flashlight
  • MESS KIT (must be able to cook using your mess kit!)
  • Eating utensils
  • Sponge/s.o.s. pad
  • Sm. trash bag
  • Water bottle
  • Toilet paper (Not an entire roll)
  • Pocket knife (NO FIXED BLADES)
  • Rope 6' - 10'

For the complete list of gear click HERE.

The Natick Outdoor Store has generously created a special discount coupon specifically for Scouts and Leaders of Troop 1775.   The coupon flier (click HERE) pertains to camping equipment including backpacks.  They are glad to support Scouting and understand that Troop 1775 is embarking on more backpacking trips.

Please note that this coupon is only good through October 31st 2014

To get a copy of the trip permission slip please click HERE.