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WHERE AM I? On the Edge


Examine the photo and the clues we’ve provided below to pinpoint this location. Choose right and you could win a $100 gift card to scoutstuff.org.


IF YOU’RE LOOKING for a place to test your outdoor skills, I’ve found just the spot. This link of islands requires no passport, but you’ll feel as if you’re worlds away from home. Our journey begins on a ferry, and


we are loaded down with everything we’ll need for the next three days — there’s no drinking water or supplies available where we are headed. The hike begins after the ferry reaches a small strip of land rising from the sea. It’s hard to stay focused on the


trail ahead when you have a view like 54 SCOUTING ¿ SEPTEMBER•OCTOBER 2014


this one. The ocean surrounds us as a sea breeze keeps us cool, despite the strenuous walking. When we need a break, a dip in the surrounding water refreshes our tired legs. After several days and 8 miles of


trails — including a few ferry rides to jump to the next islands — we find ourselves on a stretch of beach surrounded by seals, sea lions and peli- cans as we watch blue whales spout on the horizon. This is a sight you can’t miss. Where Am I? ¿ – Gretchen Sparling


DO YOU KNOW THE ANSWER? Enter the “Where Am I?” contest online at scouting magazine.org/WhereAmI. Or send your thought along with your name and home address in a letter to Where Am I?, Scouting magazine, P.O. Box 152079, Irving, TX 75015-2079. One entrant will be selected at random to receive a $100 gift card to scoutstuff.org. The deadline is Friday, Oct. 24. Find the winner and answer at blog.scoutingmagazine.org.


KNOW THE LOCATION? Submit your guess online at scouting magazine.org/whereami.


LEE H. RENTZ


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