San Diego - Imperial

Whale Award

San Diego - Imperial

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3'' diameter

Learn and watch for whales in San Diego.

El Camino Real Medal

San Diego - Imperial

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Take a hike of at least 15 miles (or 7-1/2 hours scheduled back pack time) along the El Camino Real.

High Sierra Trek Award

San Diego - Imperial

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8½'' x 5''

Complete 6 backpacking Treks which qualify for "High Sierra Segments" in 6 different areas of the 10 described in the High Sierra Segments in this chapter.

Mt. San Gorgonio Award

San Diego - Imperial

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2'' x 2''

Complete a backpack climb of 2 or 3 consecutive days with one night's camp at least 3 miles from the trailhead and at an elevation of over 9,000 feet.

Pacific Crest Trail Trailbuilding

San Diego - Imperial

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3'' x 3''

Complete 6 hours of actual trail construction, repair or maintenance in 1 or more days on the PCT or its feeders.

Camelback Awards

San Diego - Imperial

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Take a Backpack along any existing section of the California Riding & Hiking Trail in Southern California, in the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park or in the Cleveland National Forest.

Lazy Rat Award

San Diego - Imperial

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3'' diameter

Plan and carry out a float trip on any river in a rubber raft or inner tube constructed raft (the Tom Sawyer variety).

US Mormon Battalion Trail Award

San Diego - Imperial

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3'' x 4''

Take an overnight backpack of at least 15 miles or 7½ hours scheduled backpack time along the original Trail of the Mormon Battalion.

Mt. San Jacinto Award

San Diego - Imperial

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2'' x 2''

Complete a backpack of 2 or 3 consecutive days with at least one night's camp at Little Round Valley, Round Valley, Tamarack Valley or the Summit.

River Rat Award

San Diego - Imperial

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3½'' x 3''

Plan and carry out a canoe, or kayak or float trip on the lower Colorado River between Hoover Dam and Imperial Dam. This trip shall cover at least 20 miles in 2 or more consecutive days with the overnight camp at least 5 miles from the launching point and the take-out point.

Pacific Crest Trail Backpack - 15 Mile Footprint

San Diego - Imperial

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1'' x 2''

Earn this 15-mile segment for backpacking the Pacific Crest Trail after earning the PCT Backpacking Award.

Snow Camper Award

San Diego - Imperial

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3'' diameter

Camp overnight in a primitive campsite or a Scout Camp in 2" of snow or more, cooking supper and breakfast at the campsite.

Desert Backpack Award

San Diego - Imperial

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3'' x 3''

Complete an overnight backpack of 7-1/2 hours scheduled backpack time in 2 consecutive days, camping at least 1-1/2 hours scheduled backpack time from both the trail head and the pick-up point in the Mojave or Sonoran Deserts.

Old Salty Rat

San Diego - Imperial

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3'' diameter

Camp overnight in the Fiesta Island camping area, and in the morning follow a canoe route in the bay.

High Sierra Segment

San Diego - Imperial

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1'' x 3'' segments

This is an indicator patch to show where a High Adventure Backpack Award was earned and so may be earned in conjunction with any High Sierra Backback Award.

Pacific Crest Trail Backpacking Award

San Diego - Imperial

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3'' x 3''

Take a Backpack along the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (P.C.T.) as shown in the latest trail description or maps of the U.S. Forest Service.