Cavalcade



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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.
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
Beaubien Corral Advisor Dave Lee puts his tack up for the night Approaching Beaubien Beaubien Corral
Photos at Stockade
Preparing to mount horse at the stockade after lunch on circle training ride
Photos at On the trail
Lush vegetation on trail from Webster Lake to Harlan Camp Lush vegetation on trail from Webster Lake to Harlan Camp View of Baldy from the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road Obeying the speed limit on trail to Webster Lake from Clarks Fork Camp Wrangler leads way to the stockade on circle ride, Tooth of Time in background Preparing to hit trail after taking a break at Webster Lake On the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road near Beaubien Camp Downhill from Webster Pass to Fish Camp Negotiating rocky slope on trail to Harlan On the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road Looking back at the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road 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
Photos at Cattle Headquarters
Learning to put halter on horse Arranging gear bags by weight prior to loading pack horses Learning to load pack horse. Wrangler teaches halter knot tying 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 Wrangler teaches Philmont riding rules Learning to curry brush your horse Learning to load pack horse. Learning to tie halter tie-up knot The wrangler, crew leader and horseman of the winning Gymkhana crew Watermelons to the winning crew at Gymkhana Barrel racing at Gymkhana Learning to saddle your mount
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