Tag: Scouting

52 Hikes: #3 Camp O’Rear


My third hike for 2020 was with my scouts at a BSA camp in Jasper, AL, called Camp O’Rear. It’s a nice little camp along Blackwater Creek. We hiked along both sides of the creek as far as we could go, then up to… Continue Reading “52 Hikes: #3 Camp O’Rear”

Summer Favorites


What’s up, Internet (and family & friends)?! Today is the last Friday of our summer vacation. School starts next week, and, to be totally honest, I’m not happy about it. Of all the summers for school to begin the first week of August,  they… Continue Reading “Summer Favorites”

Weekend Recap: Grimes Canoe Base


This past weekend was another troop camping weekend. We left Northport around 6:30 pm and made it to Grimes around 11 pm. Grimes provided tents, so we didn’t have a lot of work to do to set up our site — a good thing… Continue Reading “Weekend Recap: Grimes Canoe Base”

How NOT to rappel


Turns out that rappelling is not like riding a bike. When you let about 20 years pass between your rappelling adventures…well, one’s brain, hands, and feet could benefit from a short refresher course. I thought, Oh, I’ve done this a couple of times. No… Continue Reading “How NOT to rappel”

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