This easy hike is a great way to check off another ten miler for the hiking merit badge! Enjoy amazing views and beautiful scenery as you hike through Golden Gate Park. This hike is a ton of fun and an amazing way to spend your weekend!
Join Troop 57 on it's inaugural Palo Alto to the Sea Winter Backpacking Hike. Day 1 start at the Palo Alto Scout House and hike to Foothills Park where we’ll set up camp, have dinner and enjoy the park to ourselves. In the morning we head for Black Mountain backpacking camp for night photography and a view of city lights from the valley below. From Montebello pass through woods, over streams and among wildlife wth overnight stops at Castle Rock and Big Basin State Parks and then to Waddell Creek Beach for transportation back to Palo Alto. This outing qualifies for BSA’s 50 miler patch as well as two 10 milers towards the hiking merit badge. Age 14+ and backpacking experience required.