Scouts Hike the Challenging Trails of Santa Catalina Island

Scouts Hike the Challenging Trails of Santa Catalina Island

Every morning, Aditya Khanna announced to his fellow Scouts that it was “time to wake up.” Snug in their sleeping bags, the 14 others didn’t awaken annoyed, but instead welcomed the 15-year-old First Class Scout’s daily proclamations. When one of your friends can’t...
How Much Water Should I Bring for a Two-mile Hike?

How Much Water Should I Bring for a Two-mile Hike?

Q: How much water should I bring for a two-mile hike? — Jonah, Monrovia, California A: Two miles might not sound very strenuous, especially during a cool autumn day. Still, no matter the weather, you’re going to get thirsty. Plan to drink about 16 ounces for every...