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National Forest Hiking Award

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Sponsoring Council

Greater Los Angeles

Award Dimensions

2'' x 2''


Backpack in a National Forest.

Map Link (where applicable)

External Reference (where applicable)

Detailed Requirements

The outdoor awards that are sponsored by the LAAC are discussed in Hike Aid 6, “High Adventure Awards Program”. Unit leadership is to refer to it, and any supplemental Program Announcements, for the current and complete listing of the requirements for each award. Weekend awards that are required to earn certain other LAAC awards are National Park/National Monument, California State Park/County Park, and National Forest. Any award that requires a minimum of seven hours scheduled backpack time and two days may be substituted for these awards. Comply with the General Requirements,



1. Campsite and at least half of the scheduled hours hiked must be in a National Forest. 

2. Backpack time of seven or more scheduled hours. 

3. Minimum of one night of camping. 

4. Award recipient to have previously earned two Training Hike awards.

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