Outdoor activities

Keeping Trails in Shape

A Connecticut troop’s commitment to regular trail maintenance means safer hiking for the public and a rewarding outdoor service experience for the Scouts.

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Backpacking & Hiking

Outdoor Smarts: Hiking Sticks Give Your Knees a Break

Do your knees ache at the end of the hiking day? Is walking downhill harder than walking up? Have you ever tried leading a group of Scouts across a knee-deep stream? Trekking poles can help.