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Compare 2017 Trek 27 to 2016 Trek 32


2017 description: 'This wonderful trek will enable your crew to see the majority of Philmont as you do program in the South, Central, and North Country. Hike up to scenic Toothache Springs before making your way to Urraca Mesa. Once there, initiative games and challenge events will encourage your crew to work together. Keep moving to get down to Stockade Ridge, where you will have an excellent view of the next day's objective, the Tooth of Time. After ascending the summit, hike west towards a chuckwagon dinner and the cowboy campfire at Clarks Fork. The next morning, you'll hike past the Demonstration Forest, Mr. Phillips' Hunting Lodge, and Window Rock. Camp at Upper Bench and Santa Claus before shooting the booming .50 caliber muzzle loading rifles at Miranda. Enjoy the sunset view from the meadow as you contemplate tomorrow's trip to Baldy Mountain! The two day stay will enable your crew to visit historic Baldy Town and climb Baldy Mountain. Hike down the South Ponil and visit the Continental Tie & Lumber Company at Pueblano. Work on a trail project with the Conservation Department near Flume Canyon and enjoy Cowboy Action Shooting and the Cantina Show at Ponil. Then, enjoy the view from Dean Skyline while hiking to Dean Cow to test your rock climbing skills. Visit the Historic Chase Ranch and you'll be Base Camp bound!'

2016 description: 'This wonderful trek will enable your crew to see the majority of Philmont as you do program in the South, Central, and North Country. Hike along the rushing Rayado Creek, stay at rugged Rimrock Park, and drink a cool root beer at the Abreu cantina before making your way to Urraca Mesa. Once there, initiative games and challenge events will encourage your crew to work together and you will be treated to music and wild tales of Urraca’s haunted past. Wake up early and hike to Inspiration Point for the sunrise and watch as first light hits the Tooth of Time. From there, camp at Tooth Ridge and climb the Tooth of Time! Hike west on Tooth Ridge, eat a chuckwagon dinner, and kick back at a cowboy campfire at Clark’s Fork. The next morning, you'll be able to ride horses, hike past the Demonstration Forest, and tour Waite Phillips Hunting Lodge. Start your journey to the North Country via Window Rock and Hidden Valley. Enjoy working on a trail project with the Conservation Department near Visto Grande and camp at Santa Claus the following day. Enjoy shooting the booming .50 caliber black powder rifles at Miranda before continuing on to pristine Ewells Park. Check to see if the southeast campsite is available and watch the sun sink behind Baldy Mountain while you're eating dinner! The two day stay there will enable your crew to visit historic Baldy Town, climb Baldy Mountain and explore Lucien Maxwell’s Aztec Mine. Hike down the South Ponil for Cowboy Action Shooting and a Cantina Show. Then, enjoy the view from Dean Skyline while hiking to Dean Cow to test your climbing skills. Visit the Historic Chase Ranch and you'll be Base Camp bound!'

Day2017 Trek 27 Campsite2016 Trek 32 CampsiteProgram Differences
1Trailbound Tent City  
2Toothache SpringsRimrock ParkWater not included in 2017 trek 27
 
3Stockade RidgeUrracaWater included in 2017 trek 27
Cantina not included in 2017 trek 27
Evening Campfire not included in 2017 trek 27
Mexican Homestead not included in 2017 trek 27
 
4Clarks ForkTooth RidgeChuck Wagon Dinner included in 2017 trek 27
Evening Campfire included in 2017 trek 27
Western Lore / Branding included in 2017 trek 27
Tooth of Time not included in 2017 trek 27
Water not included in 2017 trek 27
 
5Upper BenchClarks ForkTour Hunting Lodge included in 2017 trek 27
Food Pickup included in 2017 trek 27
Water included in 2017 trek 27
Visit Demonstration Forest included in 2017 trek 27
Chuck Wagon Dinner not included in 2017 trek 27
Western Lore / Branding not included in 2017 trek 27
Cowboy Campfire not included in 2017 trek 27
 
6Santa ClausUpper BenchTour Hunting Lodge not included in 2017 trek 27
Horse Rides not included in 2017 trek 27
Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock not included in 2017 trek 27
Food Pickup not included in 2017 trek 27
Water not included in 2017 trek 27
Visit Demonstration Forest not included in 2017 trek 27
 
7MirandaSanta ClausMuzzle Loading Rifles included in 2017 trek 27
Mountain Man Rendezvous included in 2017 trek 27
 
8MirandaEwells ParkSide Hike Baldy Mountain included in 2017 trek 27
Food Pickup included in 2017 trek 27
Mining History included in 2017 trek 27
Assaying included in 2017 trek 27
Muzzle Loading Rifles not included in 2017 trek 27
 
9Pueblano RuinsEwells ParkContinental Tie & Lumber included in 2017 trek 27
Blacksmithing not included in 2017 trek 27
Gold Mining & Panning not included in 2017 trek 27
Side Hike Baldy Mountain not included in 2017 trek 27
Food Pickup not included in 2017 trek 27
 
10Ponil Chuck Wagon Dinner included in 2017 trek 27
 
11Dean Cow  
12Homebound Tent City