Backpacking the "alpine-peaks" of Grayson Highlands

Destination: Grayson Highlands State Park (weather forecast, park website)
Departing: Friday, October 18, 2013 from Greystone Baptist Church at 4:30pm
Returning: Sunday, October 20, 2013 to Greystone Baptist Church around 4pm
Activities: Backpacking
Cost: $35 per person plus OTR

Pre-Trip Checklist

In preparation for this trip, please follow this checklist:

  1. Confirm your attendance with the Scoutmasters
  2. Complete, with your parent or guardian, an emergency medical treatment form, if you have not completed one or if your current one is more than one year old
  3. Have your parent or guardian sign the permission slip
  4. No later than Monday, September 30, 2013, turn in your emergency medical treatment form (if applicable), signed permission slip, and the activity fee
  5. Pack your gear, keeping these suggestions in mind:
    • Check the weather
    • Pack accordingly!

    Check the library for helpful planning information!


Only those who attended the September outing may attend. (This outing will test your physical strength, and the September outing provided a shakedown to ensure you're physically ready for this outing.)