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Training Hike Award

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Sponsoring Council

Greater Los Angeles

Award Dimensions

2'' x 2''


Backpack taken in any location for a minimum of 1 night, distance of 5 miles or more.

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. Backpack may be taken in any location. 

2. Minimum of one night of camping. 

3. Backpack distance of five or more miles. 

4. No mileage offset for elevation gain.

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