Thirty-six members of Boy Scout Troop 281, Dallas, undertook a high adventure hike in late June. Eighteen members of the troop completed the rugged wilderness foot path of the 59.2 mile Loyalsock Trail. They hiked for seven days and six nights earning the title ‘Thru Hiker.' The trail is considered to be one of the most difficult trails to Thru Hike in the United States. The boys who finished the hike will be eligible to earn the 50-mile award after completing 10 hours of service on a trail. Participants, from left, first row, are Jonathan Adams, Kyle Zern, Bradley Adams, Matthew Reynolds, Brian Butler, David Schnable and Zackary Dixon. Second row: Bill Reynolds, assistant scout master; Josh Frankevich; David Oley; Eric Davies; Hunter Hughes; Jake Arnold; John Blatt; Richard Oley, assistant scout master; Brian Drouse; Todd Adams, assistant scout master; and Bill Arnold, assistant scout master.