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Two Coldspring Rambles Campout

Troop 77 - 2003 Spring Break: Two Coldspring
              Rambles Bike Campout

When: Sunday, Mar. 9 through Saturday, Mar. 15, 2003
Where: Double Lake Recreation Area, Sam Houston National Forest, near Coldspring, Texas
What: We will do two 15 mile, two 25 mile, and one 50 mile bicycle road rides on one of the "best bike rides" in Texas.
Scouting: By participating inn all seven of the rides, a Scout will have the opportunity to complete cycling merit badge.
Details: We have a group campsite reserved (#210-3113).  There are hot showers at this campground.  Host is at 936-653-3952.

Meals: You will need a sack lunch on Sunday of our departure and Saturday of our return.  You will need 6 breakfasts, 6 dinners, and 5 lunches.  The troop will have a lunch stop with food and drinks provided on Friday during the 50 mile ride.

You will need a bicycle, one spare tire, two spare tubes, tube repair kit, and tools. Also, a CYCLING HELMET IS REQUIRED.

Cost: $25 per person.

Travel in Class A uniform.  Camp in Class B uniform.  Bring a Boy Scout handbook and personal first aid kit.

Route: From Lago Vista, east on FM 1431, then south on I-35 to Round Rock, east on US 79 (joined by US 190 east of Rockdale) to Hearne, south on US 190 to Bryan, east on TX 30 to Huntsville, south on I-45 to New Waverly, east on TX 150 for 25 miles, south on FM 2025 for 1/2 mile, turn left to Double Lake Recreation Area near Coldspring.  Reverse for return.

Driving time is approximately 3.5 hours.