Hiking Merit Badge

As of this year of 2017, Troop 2 has been working towards achieving the Hiking Merit Badge through monthly trips. For instance, Troop 2 has done hikes on both the November and December Trips.


This is all you need for a hiking trip on a cold weekend!

Clothing to Pack:


  • Boots (for hiking)
  • Wool Socks
  • Long pants (light and dry quickly)
  • Wind breaker
  • Fleece Jackets
  • Hat
  • Gloves/Handwarmers

Most importantly, wear layers!

Equipment to Pack:


  • Sleeping bag
  • Non-inflatable pad
  • Stove (portable) or jet boil
  • First Aid kit
  • Lunch (that is filling)
  • Snack (trail mix)

And, don’t forget to bring lots of water!