Spring Scout 2005Timing was bad between getting word on Johnís trek and passing it on in the newsletter; but you know what, it didnít affect things one bit. Here is Johnís accounting.
A Group of 7 Patriots assembled in the Sacramento Mountains for a Spring Scout. The weather was not very co-operative. The morning of the get-together brought rain & snow, with the promise of more to come.
John & Company
|After a "short" hike the group made camp and started to prepare the evening meal. A shooting contest was also held with Gerry providing some homemade playing card targets. The shoot was won by Joe with Doug , Juver & Gerry finishing in that order.|
|After finishing a great stew the group prepared for a long night of rain & snow. All made it through the night without incident & a large fire felt mighty good along with a hardy breakfast the next morning.|
We broke camp early a postponed the rest of the shooting until another time. The walk out of the canyon proved to be a challenge with only a few of us not slipping & falling due to steep terrain & not enough practice walking in snow with moc's. All in all a great trip with the terrain & Mother Nature providing some challenges. |
Thank you John for allowing us an opportunity to share a little of what you and your company lived, even if only for a little while.