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Troop 849
Manhattan Beach, CA
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Last Updated:
  September 20, 2006

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General | First Hike | Weekend Checklist | Equipment Guide | First Aid Kit | Prohibited Items | Trail Etiquette

This entire guide is also available in PDF format (161k)

Equipment Guide

Introduction | Forward | Format | To Be Worn Leaving Trailhead | Back Pack Equipment | Eating Gear | Toilet Kit | Miscellaneous | Ten Essentials | Additional Clothing in Pack | Optional | Where to Shop

Where to Shop

The following businesses are currently providing quality backpacking equipment in the South Bay Area. Members of the troop have been buying from them for an extended period of time and have been happy with the products and services. The troop, of course, does not officially endorse any business enterprise.

Local Stores

1800 Rosecrans Ave., Building E, Manhattan Beach
310/727-0728 http://www.rei.com
Note:For $15 you can join and will then get about a 10% refund at the end of the year. If you decide not to join, then please use the troop's membership number (00112072-V) so we can get your 10% refund! Thanks.

Mail Order

P.O. Box 700-X
Saddle River, N.J. 07458
800/CAM-PMOR http://www.campmor.com
Note:CAMPMOR is a good reliable mail order outfit. They have friendly, helpful personnel and a liberal return policy. The troop has bought equipment from them for many years and even has an account with them.

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