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Troop 610 Scouts Matt Bolton (foreground) and Peter Yakovlev trudge toward the summit of 4,098-foot Cascade Mountain in New York's Adirondack Park. Writer Cindy Ross recounts the troop's wintery adventure. Cover photograph by Corey Rich.

In the January - February 2004 Issue

Sailing on Slivers of Steel
Iceboating offers plenty of thrills and chills, but it is mainly speed that attracts Scouts, Venturers, and Sea Scouts to this annual winter's day of "hard-water sailing."
Adirondack Adventure
In the dead of winter with temperatures far below zero, Troop 610 Scouts strap on snowshoes and crampons to climb some of the tallest peaks in New York State.
Mutual Admiration
The BSA's International Camp Staff Program lets visitors like Hana Pavlu and Eva Konárová, from the Czech Republic, experience the fun and friendships of summer at a BSA council camp.
Claws, Teeth, Horns, and Hooves: Dodging Dangerous Wildlife
Although deadly confrontations are rare, it's important to know how to react to any unlikely encounters with bears, mountain lions, or large, hooved animals.
'Where You Really Get to Do Scouting'
A week at Yawgoog Scout Reservation for two troops demonstrates why summer camp is a key element in achieving the goals of a successful Scouting program.

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