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					                     50th Annual Glacial Trail Hike
                    50th Annual Glacial Trail Hike
                                                        April 29, 30 & May 1, 2011
                                                     April 29, 30 & May 1, 2011


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  50th Annual Glacial Trail Hike
50th Annual Glacial Trail Hike
      The 2011 backpack event will be held April 29, 30 & May 1st. This event is a three day, two night backpack trip or day pack
The 2011 backpack event will be held April 29, 30 & May 1st. This event is a three day, two night backpack trip or day pack
      hike through the Northern Kettle Moraine State Forest. This hike has three separate parts on Friday, Saturday, and Sun-
hike through the Northern Kettle Moraine State Forest. This hike has three separate parts on Friday, Saturday, and Sun-
      day. You are welcome to hike part of the trail one day or stay with us the entire weekend. It is within a two hour drive
day. You are welcome to hike part of the trail one day or stay with us the entire weekend. It is within a two hour drive
      of Milwaukee, Madison, and Green Bay.
of Milwaukee, Madison, and Green Bay.
       The Kettle Moraine trail consists of miles of connecting trails through Kettle Moraine State Forest Northern Unit. The
The Kettle Moraine trail consists of miles of connecting trails through Kettle Moraine State Forest Northern Unit. The
       collision and subsequent melting of the Lake Michigan and Green Bay lobes of the Wisconsin glacier over 10,000 years ago
collision and subsequent melting of the Lake Michigan and Green Bay lobes of the Wisconsin glacier over 10,000 years ago
       formed this rugged and hilly terrain.
formed this rugged and hilly terrain.




                                                           Registration Information
                                                             Registration Information
                                                           Glacial Trail Hike
                                                             Glacial Trail Hike




   Milwaukee, WI
         Milwaukee, WI
  Permit No. 1275
        Permit No. 1275
       PAID
             PAID
    U.S. Postage                                                                                                                   Milwaukee, WI 53221
          U.S. Postage                                                                                                                   Milwaukee, WI 53221
    Organization                                                                                                                   P.O. Box 210615
          Organization                                                                                                                   P.O. Box 210615
     Non-Profit                                                                                                                    Badger Trails, Inc.
           Non-Profit                                                                                                                    Badger Trails, Inc.
  Please detach the form below and return it with your registration fees.
 Please detach the form below and return it with your registration fees.

 Council/Group Name _______________________________________________
 Council/Group Name _______________________________________________                             Unit/Group # _______________
                                                                                                Unit/Group # _______________

 Unit Type (Circle One): Cub Scout
 Unit Type (Circle One): Cub Scout           Boy Scout
                                             Boy Scout                Varsity/Venture Crew
                                                                      Varsity/Venture Crew                     Girl Scout
                                                                                                               Girl Scout              Other
                                                                                                                                       Other

 Contact Name _____________________________________________________
 Contact Name _____________________________________________________

 Address _________________________________ City ___________________ State_____ Zip ___________
 Address _________________________________ City ___________________ State_____ Zip ___________

 Telephone _______________________________
 Telephone _______________________________                                                                                             MAIL REPLY TO:
                                                                                                                                       MAIL REPLY TO:
 Email
 Email    ___________________________________________
          ___________________________________________
                                                                                                                                       Badger Trails, Inc.
                                                                                                                                       Badger Trails, Inc.

 Name of Adult Leader Attending this Event_____________________________
 Name of Adult Leader Attending this Event_____________________________                                                                P.O. Box 210615
                                                                                                                                       P.O. Box 210615

 Number of Day Hikers Only
 Number of “Day “Hikers Only                 _____Friday _____Saturday
                                             _____Friday _____Saturday            _____ Sunday
                                                                                  _____ Sunday                                         Milwaukee, WI 53221
                                                                                                                                       Milwaukee, WI 53221

                 _____ + ______
                 _____ + ______                = ________ x $ 6.00 per person = $_____________
                                               = ________ x $ 8.00 per person = $_____________
                # of Adults     # of Youth      Total # Attending                      Total Registration Fee Enclosed
                # of Adults     # of Youth      Total # Attending                      Total Registration Fee Enclosed

Camping Information:
Camping Information:

 Number of people camping at ALL OVERNIGHT CAMPING WILL BE DONE AT LONG LAKE STATE PARK. *** THIS YEAR ONLY!!!!***
 *** THIS YEAR ONLY!!!!!*** Greenbush State Park on: _____ Friday

 Number of people camping at Long Lake State Park on: _____ Friday
 Number of people camping at Long Lake State Park on: _____ Friday                 _____ Saturday
                                                                                   _____ Saturday

 Total No. Tents ______
 Total No. Tents ______
                                No. by size: 2-person ______ 4-person ______ Other _____________
                                No. by size: 2-person ______ 4-person ______ Other _____________

                  _____ + ______
                  _____ + ______               = ________ x $ 8.00/ $9.00 (Late Fee) per person = $_____________
                                               = ________ x $ 8.00/ $9.00 (Late Fee) per person = $_____________
                  # of Adults     # of Youth      Total # Attending                                            Total Registration Fee Enclosed
                  # of Adults     # of Youth      Total # Attending                                            Total Registration Fee Enclosed
Welcome Old & New!                              WHAT IS BADGER                         How to find us at the event!
This trail has been hiked for the last
                                                TRAILS, INC.???                        Friday night & Saturday morning registra-
50 years.                                                                              tion is at the Greenbush Group Camp on Ket-
                                           Badger Trails, Inc. is a nonprofit          tle Moraine Scenic Drive between Hwy. 67
We hope that the hike is fun-filled
                                           organization that promotes hiking on        and the Old Wade House. We are in the log
and exciting for everyone, whether it
                                           historic trails in Wisconsin. Individu-     cabin. Camping areas for both Friday & Sat-
is your first time hiking with us , or
                                           als or any organized youth group may        urday nights have water and washrooms
your 50th time hiking with us or
                                           participate.                                available. Units not backpacking may camp
somewhere in between.
                                                                                       both nights at Long Lake.
If there is anything that we can do
                                           Badger Trails members are volunteers
to improve the hiking experience,
                                           who enjoy hiking and outdoor events.        Trail Times: Friday hiking starts at the Old
please let us know.
                                           They have a desire to promote and           Wade House. Start of the trail opens at
                                           share these experiences with today’s        4:00 pm to 6:00 PM. This is approx a 4.5
Registration                               youth and their families.                   mile hike.

Information                                We sponsor three events annually –          Saturday hiking starts at the Greenbush
                                           Root River Trail (last Saturday of          Group Camp and ends at Long Lake Recrea-
A registration fee of $6.00/$8.00 or
                                           April), Glacial Trail Backpack Experi-      tion Area. This is approx. a 14 mile hike.
$9.00 (if late registration) must ac-
                                           ence (first weekend of May), and            The Trail is open at 8:00 and hikers need to
company your registration. This fee
                                           Devil’s Lake Hike (about the first          be on the trail by 10:00 AM. Units wishing
includes a multi-color anniversary
                                           weekend of October).                        to eat lunch at Parnell Tower should con-
patch and camping fees.
                                                                                       tinue their hiking by 1:00 PM in order to
                                                                                       complete the trail and set up camp before
All registrations must be received no              Special Notices
                                                                                       dark.
later than April 15 , after that date      All scouts are requested to wear appro-
the $6.00 or $9.00 fee applies.            priate uniforms.                            Sunday hiking starts at Long Lake and ends
                                           All groups should have all required per-    at Mauthe Lake. This is approx. a 10 mile
Refunds will be issued only if cancella-
                                           mits prior to the event.                    hike. Trail is open from 8:00 am to 10:00
tion is received before April 19.
                                                                                       am. Plan to eat your lunch at Mauthe Lake.
                                           At least ONE adult is required to hike
NO REFUNDS AT THE EVENT.                   with each group hiking on the trail.
                                                                                       Because of the length of the trail & safety
Since this event can be day packed or      Any Returned Checks will be assessed a      concerns, no hikers will start after the
backpacked, we wish to remind you to       $25.00 NSF fee.                             trail closes.
dress for this hike based on the
                                           Use or possession of alcoholic bever-
weather. All hikers must carry a per-
                                           ages and/or controlled substances is                    Park Permits
sonal supply of water and lunch for
                                           PROHIBITED at all Badger Trails              Wisconsin State Park Permits are required
the trail. There are places on the
                                           events. Any infraction of this rule will     of all vehicles in the park.
trail to replenish your water as
                                           result in immediate expulsion from the
needed but no place to purchase food
                                           event. Plus, you will forfeit any and all    The Park Permits are not included
on the trail.
                                           rights to future Badger Trails events.
                                                                                        in the registration fee. These may
Patches from previous years’ hikes,        Park regulations MUST be followed at         be purchased from the DNR at the park
trail medals, hat pins, and more will be   all times.                                   upon arrival.
available for sale at Badger Trails
                                           Groups camping at Long Lake on Friday
Registration over the weekend.                                                          Vehicles in the Park without necessary
                                           night must provide their own transpor-       stickers will be fined by the DNR.
                                           tation to the beginning of the hike, at
There is NO electricity in either the      Greenbush Family Camp Area, on Satur-        WI licensed vehicles     Other lic. vehi-
Greenbush or Long Lake camp.               day morning.                                 cles
                                           It is imperative that all hikers have        $20.00/annual            $30.00/annual
Units are encouraged to arrange their      good hiking boots or walking shoes to        $5.00/day/car            $10.00/day/car
own vehicle shuttle, however, limited      prevent blisters and minor twists and
                                                                                        $3.00/hour/car           $3.00/hour/car
driver shuttle service will be provided    sprains. Shoes/boots should also be
                                           broken—in. New shoes/ boots can cause        Sticker fees may change. Please check
on Saturday only.
                                           blisters.                                    the WI DNR website for current fees.
Other Badger Trail Events:
Other Badger Trail Events:
The Root River Trail is a day hike or bike from Scout Lake Park in Greendale Wisconsin to Greenfield Park in
The Root River Trail is a day hike or bikeTrail. This hike/bike event is appropriate for all ages because thein
Greenfield along the historic Root River from Scout Lake Park in Greendale Wisconsin to Greenfield Park
Greenfield along the historic Root Riveryour group. hike/bike event is appropriate for all ages because the
trail can be adjusted to the abilities of Trail. This
trail can be adjusted to the abilities of your group.
The Devils Lake Hike is held at Devils Lake State Park. Our participants arrive on Friday night to set up camp
Thethe weekend. On is held at they hike the trails of beautiful Devils Lake State Friday The hikers are then
for Devils Lake Hike Saturday Devils Lake State Park. Our participants arrive on Park. night to set up camp
for the weekend. On Saturday they hike areatrails of beautiful Devils Lake State Park. The hikers are then
treated to dances held in the concession the and at the amphitheater in the evening.
treated to dances held in the concession area and at the amphitheater in the evening.
Please consult the Future Events Calendar for this year’s dates or check us out at our web site at
www.badgertrails.org for Events Calendar and reservation forms.
Please consult the Future more informationfor this year’s dates or check us out at our web site at
www.badgertrails.org for more information and reservation forms.
If you would like to be on our mailing list for the events, please contact Badger Trails on the web site, by
If you or by mail. to be on our mailing list for events must please contact Badger Trails on the web site, by
phone would like All reservations for these the events, go through Badger Trails Inc.
phone or by mail. All reservations for these events must go through Badger Trails Inc.




   ??? Questions ???                      www.badgertrails.org or email at: info@badgertrails.org or 414-777-3920
   ??? Questions ???                      www.badgertrails.org or email at: info@badgertrails.org or 414-777-3920
NO FIRE WOOD can be brought in from greater than 25 miles of the
NO FIRE WOOD can beyou into thefrom greater than 25 miles of the at
park. The DNR will not allow brought in park. Fire wood can be purchased          Other events of interest.
the park or from local vendors.                                                   Other Circus Heritage weekend
park. The DNR will not allow you into the park. Fire wood can be purchased at     Baraboo events of interest.
the park or from local vendors.                                                   1-608-273-1005
Why have checkpoints?                                                             Baraboo Circus Heritage weekend

Checkpoints checkpoints?
Why haveare established for the             Event Help Needed                     1-608-273-1005

Checkpoints are established for It
health & safety of all the hikers.the       Event Help Needed
                                        As always, volunteers are necessary
                                                                                  Scouting the Zoo
                                                                                  1-414-774-1776
                                                                                  Scouting the Zoo
helps keep each group together and
health & safety of all the hikers. It   to assure avolunteers are necessary
                                        As always, smooth running and safe
                                                                                  1-414-774-1776
maintains an orderly hike. Please
helps keep each group together and      event. Help is always needed for
                                        to assure a smooth running and safe       Camp Ammon WI State Fair Park
help us by checking in at all estab-
maintains an orderly hike. Please       checkpoints.
                                        event. Help is always needed for          1-414-774-1776 State Fair Park
                                                                                  Camp Ammon WI
help us by checking in at hikes.
lished checkpoints on our all estab-    checkpoints. like to volunteer to
                                        If you would                              1-414-774-1776
lished checkpoints on our hikes.        help, please contact volunteer tothe
                                        If you would like to us through
Future Events Dates:                    internet at contact us through the
                                        help, pleasewww.badgertrails.org
Future Events Dates:
Devil’s Lake Anniversary Hike           internet at www.badgertrails.org
Devil’s Lake Anniversary Hike
Sept 30, Oct 1, & Oct 2 2011
                                        BackCountry Store Hours:
Sept 30, Oct 1, & Oct 2 2011
                                        BackCountry Store Hours:
Root River
                                        (MEDALS, Previous Patches, etc.)
Root 28, 2012
April River
                                        (MEDALS, Previous Patches, etc.)
                                        Friday 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Greenbush)
April 28, 2012
Glacial Trails:
                                               6:00-9:00 a.m. (Greenbush)
                                        Friday 8:00-10:00p.m. (Greenbush)
                                        Sat
Glacial 5, & 6
May 4, Trails: 2012
                                        Sat     8:00-10:00 a.m. (Greenbush)
                                                1:00-4:30 p.m. (Long Lake)
May 4, 5, & Anniversary Hike
Devil’s Lake 6 2012
                                                1:00-4:30 p.m. (Long Lake)
Devil’s Lake Anniversary Hike
Sept 28, 29, & 30 2012
Sept 28, 29, & 30 2012

				
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