SUMMIT BLOG

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Danny Bell

NEW!!! Linear Inversion Elevator

Introducing our newest feature at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, the Linear Inversion Elevator (commonly referred to as L.I.E.) which will be bringing the Big Zip to new heights! With the ground breaking technology developed by…

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Posted on March 28, 2017 by Jonathan Collins

SBR Short #3 – Dragon Bowline

Aerial Sports Program Manager Troy Phillips recently walked us through the process of tying the illusive Dragon Bowline. The bowline knot is popular among mountaineers, climbers, sailors and others. Use the bowline when you need…

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Posted on March 4, 2017 by Jonathan Collins

Dan McCarthy Retirement – Scholarships Announced

Retirement Dinner Last night we celebrated the tenure of Dan McCarthy as Director at The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve.  Staff and their families came together to pay tribute to a man who took…

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Posted on February 23, 2017 by Danny Bell

SBR Short #2 – The “3 ALWAYS” of Shooting Sports

Shooting Range Safety! Today we have Ryan King, SBR’s Shooting Sports Manager, educating us on the “3 ALWAYS” of any NRA shooting range ALWAYS Keep The Gun Pointed In A Safe Direction ALWAYS Keep Your Finger…

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Posted on February 17, 2017 by Danny Bell

2018 Christen High Adventure Updates and Registration

2018 marks the 5th year of operation for the Christen National High Adventure Base at The Summit Bechtel Reserve. That’s a big milestone for us, and we are excited to share it with you! With this…

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Posted on February 15, 2017 by Jonathan Collins

SBR Shorts

How do I check the brakes on my mountain bike?  How do I safely carry my arrows?  How do I combat strange smell coming out of my gym shoes after a long day of hiking?…

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