Telescope Peak Award

Sponsoring Council

Orange County

Award Dimensions

5'' Diameter

Summary

Summit Telescope Peak in Death Valley National Park.

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External Reference (where applicable)

Detailed Requirements

TELESCOPE PEAK DAY TREK

This award was developed and sponsored by Troop 1210 (Foothills Church), Rancho Santa Margarita, California.


Requirements:

  1. Day climb and “summit” 11,049 foot Telescope Peak in Death Valley National Park.

  2. Acclimate by camping and sleeping at Mahogany Flat Campground (8,133 feet) the night before the trek.

References:

1. Digonnett, M: Hiking Death Valley: A Guide to Its Natural Wonders and Mining Past. First Edition, Publisher’s Cataloging-in-Publication (Quality Books, Inc.), Palo Alto, CA, Third Printing, January, 2004.

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