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Golden Trout Trail

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Sponsoring Council

Southern Sierra Council

Award Dimensions

2½“ x 2½“


Backpack 6-9 days, approximately 52 miles from Quaking Aspen down to Kern river and then up Golden Trout Creek to Little Whitney Meadows. On to Tunnell Meadows to Big Whitney Meadows and out over Cottonwood Pass to Road Head. This trip may be started from either point.

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Detailed Requirements

1. Meet and comply with all General Requirements.

2. Outing Leader or another 21 year old adult going on trip must have completed the Basic Backpack Awareness Course.

3. Each participant, including adults, must complete a minimum of three (3) conditioning overnight backpacking trips, including one at or near the altitude of the proposed trip, within three months prior to departing on the trek.

4. Outing Leader/Unit submit an itinerary showing hike plan, roster, Pack list and menu, to your Council's High Adventure Team for approval.

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