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Paiute Trail

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Sponsoring Council

Southern Sierra Council

Award Dimensions

2½“ x 2½“


Backpack 6-9 days, approximately 55 miles from North Lake over Paiute Pass to Blaney Meadows. Then Florence Lake where two routes may be followed. One travels up and over Hot Springs Pass to Long Meadows over Red Lake. From Red Lake to Camp Kern. The other route follows the road out from Florence Lake to Ward Laketo Bosillo Campgrounds. From Bosillo to Kaiser Passvia Luck Point Trail. From Kaiser Passto junction of Rancheria Creek and Kaiser   Pass Road. Then on to Camp Kern at Huntington Lake.

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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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