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joined Jun 9, 2009

Full Name: private
70-year-old male backpacker
Stockton, CA
Occupation: semi-retired
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PHILMONT Scout Ranch, Boy Scouting, The music of Philmont, Backpacking, Camping, Scouting History and Conservative Politics.

I completed my third 11 day 60+ mile backpack at Philmont, July 2009.
Philmont Staff 2011.

Our Boy Scout Troop likes to backpack Yosemite and Desolation Wilderness,
We have taken new Scouts on NIGHT backpacks to Bear Lake.

Music: PHILMONT PhilSongs Songbook WEBSITE:  The songs listed in the Philmont Songbooks contain ALL the lyrics from the CD’s produced for the Philmont Scout Ranch.

Philsongs-Remembered Days
A Philmont Collection by Rod Taylor
The Tobasco Donkeys – Sawin' on the Strings
Rod Taylor – Ridin' Down the Canyon
Live From the Tooth - Philsongs II
The Rifters
The D.O.T.B. - The Tennessee Boys
NEW Tobasco Donkeys CD - 'The Yarn Sessions'

PRINT YOUR OWN PHILMONT SONGBOOKS! All down-loadable song lyrics are found on the 'Lyrics Download' page and nicely formatted for printing. Go ahead and download a copy of any of the songbooks and print them out for your self.

On the 'Scouting Fun Page':  You will find many backpacking and "Bear Bagging" documents there.
These are goodies... that I have either Created, Made Major Improvements To...
or Completely Misappropriated.

Webmaster for: Central Valley Hiking and Backpacking Group
Located in Stockton, CA



Knot Tying Nut!
I teach knotting to Scouts.
I can tie all the Scouting Rank required knots behind my back.


Height6 ft. 1 in.