Ho-Ho-Kam Trail Medal

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Sponsoring Council

Grand Canyon

Award Dimensions

1½'' x 3''

Summary

Approximately 30 miles long. Plan at least three (3) days. The trail runs from Camp Lawton Boy Scout Camp to the top of Mt. Bigelow, traversing almost 5,000 vertical feet in elevation. This is about the same as climbing in and out of the Grand Canyon.

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Detailed Requirements

DESCRIPTION: Approximately 30 miles long. Plan at least three (3) days. The trail runs from Camp Lawton Boy Scout Camp to the top of Mt. Bigelow, traversing almost 5,000 vertical feet in elevation. This is about the same as climbing in and out of the Grand Canyon. 


There are many fine campsites along the trail (refer to council brochure). 


Planning water is extremely important. There are stretches with NO PERMANENT WATER.


Requirements:


1. You must be a registered Boy Scout or Scouter.


2. All hikes must be supervised by a minimum of two adults (at least one must be over 21) with at least two adults for each 12 boys.


3. Awards will be denied for misconduct.


4. All of these trails are within the Coronado National Forest. Contact the appropriate office well in advance of your trip for information and details on hiking and/or camping on your trek.

United States Forest Service

Coronado National Forest

300 West Congress

Tucson, AZ. 85701

(602) 629-6483


5. Hikes must be completed. Weather, trail closure, tired boys or leaders who cannot go on, equipment failure, etc., may make it wise to stop short of completing these hikes, but do not justify granting the awards.


6. Individual "Trail Logs" describing what you did and what you saw must be signed by the Trek Leader and submitted with your High Adventure application.


7. Only one Patch or Medal will be issued to each participant.


8. Wearing Awards. Trail award patches may be displayed on the jacket, pack, camping gear or worn as a temporary insignia on the right shirt pocket. Medals may be worn on the left breast pocket to the left of the Eagle Badge on the Scout Uniform. Use Cub Scout Den numerals on trail medals as "repeater" numbers for those earning trail medals more than once.