Backpacking Trip on Carter Ridge

Starts June 12, runs Fri - Sun

White Mountain National Forest

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Friday night spent at Dolly Copp campground. On Saturday: hiking the Rattle River Trail to Mount Moriah then Carter-Moriah Trail to Imp Shelter. Hiking out on Sunday via the Imp Trail.

Mandatory Pack Check: Tuesday, June 2

Packing List*

  • Winter hat (wool or synthetic)
  • 2-3 Pairs wool socks
  • 2-3 Pairs liner socks (synthetic)
  • 2 Water Bottles (like 1L Nalgene)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrush, etc.)
  • bandana
  • Synthetic long underwear (base layer) top and bottoms
  • Raingear (rain pants and rain jacket)
  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • 2-3 non-cotton shirts (good idea for at least one to be long sleeved)
  • Non cotton pants
  • Underwear
  • Fleece jacket (synthetic) or heavy wool sweater
  • Gloves – warm gloves or mittens
  • Mess kit – bowl, spoon, cup (fork and knife optional)
  • Scout Handbook
  • Hiking Backpack
  • Hiking boots
  • Hat to keep sun off face
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug repellent


  • Book to read
  • sunglasses
  • Mosquito net
  • Hiking poles

* If you need to borrow gear, please see the trip leaders.

Departure: gather at St. James at 3:30 pm on Friday for a 4 pm departure.

Adult Leader (M): Andres Ballesteros
Adult Leader (F): Tara Greco
Youth leader: Sam Z.

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