2005 April El Rancho Cima

El Rancho Cima April 22-24

Planned departure time: 5:30 pm Friday. (Arrive SJV by 5:00 pm) Come fed and ready to go.

Planned return back to SJV: 2:00 PM Sunday.


  1. Camp information
  2. El Rancho Cima Map
  3. The troop will camp at the Iron Wheel Mesa camp site.
  4. Bring a footprint or tarp to place under your tent.
  5. Optional horseback riding will cost $10, weather permitting. Let the scout Quartermaster know by Friday if you plan to ride.
  6. Patrol cooking on Saturday.
  7. For meals, plan on Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sunday: breakfast and lunch..
  8. Bring DQ $.
  9. Bring walk-about radios if you have them.
  10. Bring fishing gear if you like to fish.


  • I 35 South to San Marcos
  • Take Exit 205 in San Marcos
  • Turn RT @ light on RR12 and proceed 1.4 miles to Moore St.
  • Turn RT on Moore St (RR12) and proceed 9.9 miles to RR32 / RR12 junction
  • Straight through RR32 / RR12 junction and proceed 5.4 miles to El Ranco Cima entrance
  • The Camp entrance is on the right side of the road ~.3 miles after road side picnic area