13 Falls Backpacking Trip


Friday, August 24 -
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Lincoln, NH

Event Description

This event was re-scheduled to align with Scout availability.

For our August trip, Troop 54 returns to White Mountain National Forest. We will hike in the first day on Wilderness Trail, the Franconia Trail to 13 Falls. The second day, we will hike the Lincoln Brook Trail to Black Pond. The last day, will will return to our starting point the same way we hiked in.

Participants should attend the planning meeting for the trip on August 21, 7:00-8:30 PM.

This trip is open to Boy Scouts. Each participant should weigh at least 90 pounds.


  • Permission Slip - Each participating Scout must submit this to the Scoutmaster by August 14. Paper Form  Online Form.
  • Event registration fee (youth) - $30 (includes some meals) - pay by August 14 (online payment).
  • Event registration fee (adults) - $20 (no food included) - pay by August 14 (online payment).
  • Annual Health and Medical Record - Each participant must have submitted this record within the previous year and no later than August 14. This trip requires only Parts A and B, including copy of insurance card (both sides). A medical exam is not required.
  • CORI - Adults staying overnight must have submitted a CORI to the Mohegan Council within the last year. If you need this, please submit it to the Scoutmaster by August 14.
  • Youth Protection Training - Adults staying overnight must have completed BSA Youth Protection Training within the prior two years. If you need this, submit your training certificate to the Scoutmaster by August 14.
  • Vehicle Information - If you are driving and your vehicle information has not been included on a previous tour plan, please provide this to the Scoutmaster by August 14.


Use our Backwoods Camping List to make sure you don't forget anything. See our Camping page for other camping information. You will pack your stuff in either an external frame or internal frame backpack (the big kind). A few specific items to bring:

  • Water bottle
  • Full uniform (as for just about any event) - wear this.
  • Food - The patrol will provide 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts. Scouts bring your own food for 3 lunches, snacks and drinks.


  • Meet at the Epworth United Methodist Church parking lot at 7:00 AM Friday for departure by 7:15 AM.
  • Travel to the trailhead is approximately 2-1/2 hours.
  • Estimated return to the church is 4:00 PM Sunday.


Page updated 7/28/18
J. Froimson

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