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Scouts from Troop 1111 back from the wilderness [Elkridge]
Scouts from Troop 1111 back from the wilderness [Elkridge]

Adventure begins in Elkridge as a crew of local Scouts from Troop 1111 that embarked on a trek through the New Mexico Wilderness over the summer returns home. The Scouts and their leaders went on a life changing summer trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M. Philmont covers 214 square miles of vast wilderness with trails that climb from 6,500 feet to as high as 12,441 feet. During their trek they backpacked 97 miles over 10 days, carrying everything they needed to survive on their backs. They participated in backcountry programs along the way, including rock climbing, spar pole climbing, bouldering, tomahawk throwing and blacksmithing. They...