Western LA County Council High Adventure Team

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Nordic Skiing Weekend Touring

Due to the strenuous program and physical capabilities required, this award is offered only to youths and adults who have been judged to be in good physical condition by a medical doctor.


  1. Meet all applicable General Requirements.
  2. Each participant shall have earned two (2) Nordic Skiing Training Awards. Minimum age shall be eleven (11) years or older and at the discretion of the adult leading the trip. A person can earn as many of these awards as they wish during their Scouting career.
  3. Minimum Skiing Distance of 10 miles over a two day period with an overnight camp.
  4. Council Winter Backpack Awareness Course and the associated Nordic Skiing Seminar is required for at least one registered adult going on the trip.
  5. Check in and out with Ranger whenever and wherever possible. Prepare a roster and itinerary for the trip. File with the Ranger if possible.
  6. Location of trip shall be the unit's choice with the approval of an Approval Person from your council's High Adventure Team Approval Roster. Location May be anywhere good skiing conditions exist over the trip.
  7. After the trip, have a H.A.T. Approval Person sign and approve the award application within a 10 day period.
  8. The Specific Requirements shall supersede the General Requirements if there is an area of conflict.

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