This past Christmas I got the GCI Outdoor Packseat Portable Tripod. It is a super compact, super lightweight, tripod chair that can support up to 250 pounds! I brought it to Camp Alpine and on the hike in Montauk. Both times, I didn’t even notice the weight on my pack. You can get it in black or raspberry for $20 from Dick’s Sporting Goods. This is the link: http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/product/index.jsp?productId=4030465
Working on Second Class Rank or a Merit Badge? I have updated the site for the 14th. Please visit the page and choose you session by Thursday evening.
Transportation to the campsite
Please arrive no later than 9pm. If you are arriving in the dark, practice setting up your tent at home first. I have confirmed some of you have made carpool arrangements. If you have not have a ride, please reach out to me no later than tonight. The address is Camp Hero State Park 1898 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954. Dress in class A uniform when traveling there Friday night and when traveling back home on Sunday.
Please visit our Troop Store on our website and place a deposit of $25 if you are interested in camping on the Intrepid March 5, 2016. I know this is a year away but this books well in advance and we need to place a deposit by the end of April.
After spending a night in a soaked sleeping bag, I realized that I needed a good, 4 season tent. I did some research, and found that the Klondike 2-Person 4-Season Tent at $150 is as good as some tents that are $250+!
This is a great tent because it is the first 2-person tent I’ve bought that you can actually fit 2 people in. You can fit two people because there are vestibules on both sides for storing gear. This tent is also light enough for backpacking if you have a