Boy Scouts of America - Troop 534 "Hey!" - Chicago, IL, USA

2015 Practice Hikes

Route (blue dots) for the 1st practice hike.

The first practice hike for the Lincoln Trail will begin at 8:00am on Saturday, March 28, 2015. We will meet in the parking lot at 39th and Lake Shore Drive.

We will follow the same path as last year’s first hike:

  • Start: 39th Street & Lake Shore Drive
  • Turnaround: Shedd Acquarium
  • End: 39th Street & Lake Shore Drive
  • Round-trip distance = 6.2 miles.
  • Estimated Completion time: 11am, depending on the slowest hiker.
  • Please arrive before 8am. We will spend ten minutes stretching, and we will hit the trail immediately after that.

What to Bring: Be Prepared

What should Scouts bring for the hike? As always, remember the Scout Motto: Be Prepared. For the short practice hikes, be sure to bring:

  • Water.
  • Energy bars.
  • Hiking boots.
  • Wool socks.
  • Rain poncho.

See you on Saturday!