Cavalcade



No Treks take this program
Cavalcade is the Philmont term for a High Adventure Trek atken ion Horseback. Cavalcades have their own unique itineraries departing from either Cattle Headquarters in the South or Ponil in the North.
Campsites offering this program:
Photos at Clarks Fork
Saddling horses at Clarks Fork Camp corral
Photos at Cyphers Mine
Preparing to mount at Cyphers Mine after lunch, mine tour and blacksmithing
Photos at Harlan
Arriving at Harlan Camp corral Enjoying lunch at the Harlan Camp corral Putting horses out in the Harlan corral
Photos at Beaubien
Advisor Dave Lee puts his tack up for the night Approaching Beaubien Beaubien Corral Beaubien Corral
Photos at Stockade
Preparing to mount horse at the stockade after lunch on circle training ride
Photos at On the trail
Preparing to hit trail after taking a break at Webster Lake View of Baldy from the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road Lush vegetation on trail from Webster Lake to Harlan Camp Lush vegetation on trail from Webster Lake to Harlan Camp Looking back at the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road Obeying the speed limit on trail to Webster Lake from Clarks Fork Camp Cavalcade on the trail - heading for Baldy town Downhill from Webster Pass to Fish Camp Negotiating rocky slope on trail to Harlan On the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road Cavalcade on the trail - heading for Baldy town On the trail from Cattle HQ to Lovers Leap Wrangler leading the way toward Base Camp On the trail approaching Bonita Cow Camp Rain threatens along trail from Cyphers Mine to Clarks Fork Approaching Fish Camp Silhouette of horse and rider on trail leaving Harlan On the trail from Cattle HQ to Lovers Leap View of Tooth Ridge approaching Webster Lake from Harlan View of Tooth Ridge approaching Webster Lake from Harlan Wrangler leads way to the stockade on circle ride, Tooth of Time in background On the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road near Beaubien Camp
Photos at Cattle Headquarters
Arranging gear bags by weight prior to loading pack horses Learning to curry brush your horse Learning to tie halter tie-up knot Philmont Gymkhana patch Assignment of horse and riders Learning to load pack horse. Learning to put bridle bit in horses mouth Horseman instructs how to bridle a horse Tightening saddle cinch Preparing to bridle horse Learning to saddle your mount Wrangler teaches halter knot tying Wrangler teaches Philmont riding rules Learning to load pack horse. The wrangler, crew leader and horseman of the winning Gymkhana crew Watermelons to the winning crew at Gymkhana Barrel racing at Gymkhana Learning to load pack horse. Learning to put halter on horse
Photos at Bonita Cow Camp
Ranger training at Bonita Cow Camp (rangers are in pink & blue jackets) Leaving campsite for corral with slickers, saddle bags and pack horses Tying up horses at Bonita Cow Camp Bonita Cow Camp Corral