On the trail


Unused or Inactive site since PhilSearch started tracking in 2005 ;
Water: na;
Base camp from Tooth Ridge Panorama of Ute Gulch View from Window Rock.JPG Ranger and Proud Dad on the trail between Head of Dean & Maxwell Touch Me Not from Black Horse Mine Black Horse Horse Mine James Thompson, Philmont Ranger Flora at Shaefers Peak Its not Lunch if it isn't Squeeze Cheeze Dawn on Mt Phillips Trail from Cyphers Mine to Hunting Lodge Trail from Cyphers Mine to Hunting Lodge Trail from Cyphers Mine to Hunting Lodge Trail from Cyphers Mine to Hunting Lodge Trail from Cyphers Mine to Hunting Lodge Trail from Cyphers Mine to Hunting Lodge Trail from Cyphers Mine to Hunting Lodge Trail from Cyphers Mine to Hunting Lodge We all made it The Tooth from the trail between Urraca and Bear Caves Dawn on Mt Phillips cabin Ruins Urraca Mesa from the Filtration Plant Trail from Cyphers Mine to Hunting Lodge view from cathedral rock Map of the Original On the trail between Cypher's and Hunting Lodge Cyphers to Hunting Lodge Don't forget your glasses On the trail between Cypher's and Hunting Lodge View of Urraca Mesa from Stonewall Pass View of Urraca Mesa from Toothache Springs View of Toothache Springs from the top of Urraca Mesa The Tooth from the trail between Urraca and Bear Caves A teepee Tooth Ridge Trail On the ridge at the end of Greenwood Canyon with Baldy in the background On the trail between Clarks Fork & Catherdral Rock On top of Comanche Peak Almost made it Caterpillaring up Mt. Baldy from Copper Park Ridge Trail from Fish Camp to Abreu Tooth Ridge Trail Rt 64 and Cimarron River Crossing at the bottom of Turkey Creek Canyon Taking care of a hot spot in Greenwood Canyon Stream Crossing enroute to Greenwood Canyon from Rich Cabins taking a break en route to Greenwood Canyon. View of Baldy and Touch-Me-Not from the top of ridgeline between Cottonwood Canyon and Mountain Lion Canyon View from the top of Mountain Lion Canyon, looking down the canyon Wilson Mesa, Baldy in background Wilson Mesa, Little Castilla in background Wilson Mesa, Lake and Baldy in background The hike along the middle fork between Cyphers and Hunting Lodge Baldy Skyline/Five Forks (also shows how the firebreak that was made in 2002 is greening up) The hike along the middle fork between Cyphers and Hunting Lodge Rt 64 and Cimarron River Crossing at the bottom of Turkey Creek Canyon Rt 64 and Cimarron River Crossing at the bottom of Turkey Creek Canyon View of Black and Bear Mountains from the south-side trail of Midnight Mesa (note Window Rock also visible) On the trail between Clark’s Fork and Shaeffers Pass Cavalcade on the trail Feeding time at the Buffalo Pasture Feeding time at the Buffalo Pasture View of Cimarron from the trail to Clark’s Fork Wildflowers and the Tooth Footbridge/log across the Middle Ponil creek at Pueblano Cathedral Rock & the Cimarroncito Reservoir Tooth Ridge Trail Tooth Ridge Trail The view south from the top of Urraca Between Cathedral Rock & Clarks Fork Between Cathedral Rock & Clarks Fork Between Cathedral Rock & Clarks Fork Sunrise on Shaefers Peak Between Cathedral Rock & Clarks Fork On top of Urraca View from the Trail to Dear Lake Mesa On the Trail - Ewells Park to Miranda Crew Leaders Pack - Day 10 Cimarron River south of the Highway 64 Tooth Ridge Trail Tooth Ridge Trail Basecamp from Tooth Ridge Between Cathedral Rock & Clarks Fork Crossing the North Fork, Urraca …. Again … The tooth from the trail near stone wall pass Meadow below Urraca Camp On the trail near the stone wall pass Sunrise on Shaefers Peak Pasture above Beaubien Base Camp from the base of Urraca Mesa Tooth Ridge Trail Crossing the North Fork, Urraca …. Again …
Pick Up Burros
Burro Packing Burro Packing Leading a burro from Pueblano to Ponil
Chuck Wagon Dinner
In the 1940s, Chuck-wagons followed crews on the trail.  This scene is likely near Dean Cow in the early 1940s
Gold Mining & Panning
Panning for Gold in one of Philmont's creeks, likely near Dean Cow. Circa 1941.
Ranger Training
Ranger training on top of Urraca Mesa larks head knot Ranger Training at the turnaround: Map & Compass
Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock
View of Cimarroncito Reservoir from Window Rock Scouts on the rocks at Window Rock Scouts on the rocks at Window Rock Scouts on the rocks at Window Rock Panorama from Window Rock Hidden Valley View of Hidden Valley from the trail between Clark’s Fork and Shaeffers Pass Crew shot at Window Rock The view from Window Rock Window Rock Window Rock Hiking up Hidden Valley Villa Philmonte from Window Rock Window Rock View of Tooth Ridge from Window Rock The view from Window Rock (Villa Philmonte top center) Window Rock The view from Window Rock (Villa Philmonte top center) View from Window Rock Hunting Lodge as seen from Window Rock Window Rock Panorama Window Rock in the fog
Climb Baldy Mountain
Abandoned Mine near Baldy Summit Baldy as seen from the Tooth of Time On the trail Baldy from near Dan Beard Crew photo on top of Baldy Snow in July on Baldy Nearing the summit The final push to the top Looking down the south side of Baldy Heading up Baldy Baldy Summit trail down from baldy Snow pack on Baldy Trail up Baldy On top of Baldy Climbing Baldy with Eagles Nest, NM  in the distance View from Somewhere on Trek 30 View from the Trail going up Baldy God's Country Old Baldy On Baldy View of Baldy Summit Decending twords Baldy Saddle View from the Trail up Baldy.JPG View of Eagles Nest Lake from Baldy Mulie on Baldy View of the 4wd road and meadow beyond it  that is part of the new 'North Baldy Ridge Baldy Saddle & Touch Me Not from Baldy Summit View of Baldy from the Meadow above copper park. Baldy from ridgeline trail from copper park showing old copper park trail Snowballs on the ridge approaching Baldy New North Trail Caterpillaring up Baldy New North Trail Ute Park Panorama Baldy from Thunder Ridge Camp Heading down the north side of Baldy Decent from Baldy using the old copper park route GPS at thr top of ? Descent down the NW corner of Baldy Western Grouse on Baldy Heading east along the ridgeline to the first trees Mine/Cabin on the NW shoulder of Baldy Mineshaft South Trail View of Cabin Panorama from Mt Baldy Walking north, looking for Julie Andrews, on the Alpine Meadow approaching Baldy Decent from Baldy using the old copper park route View from the ridgeline to the East Southeast (Copper Park (green meadow) is in the middle of the frame, Wilson Mesa (double lakes) is in the upper right) Snowballs on the ridge approaching Baldy View from the ridgeline to the north northeast (towards Little Castilla and the Sangre de Cristo range in Colorado); forest below is the Kit Carson National Forest. Continuing east and descending down to the (actual) treeline.  The trail doesn't start until you're in the trees Looking southwest towards Baldy - this was from within the treeline, getting close to the Greenwood Canyon/Copper Park Trail intersection Baldy Panorama Long-range view of the old cabin on the east side of Baldy (above Copper Park) - taken from about 1/3rd the way down the Copper Park trail. Old North Trail View of the north side of Baldy from the ridgeline trail
Climb Trail Peak
Climbing Trail peak from Fowler Pass Memorial to Liberator 41-1133 The wing of Liberator 41-1133 The Mic-O-Say memorial at the wreck Looking twords Beaubien from Trail Peak Climbing Trail Peak from Fowler Pass Climbing Trail Peak from the Fowler Pass Side The Mic-O-Cay plaque The wing of Liberator 41-1133
Climb Hart Peak
Hart Peak Trail from Indian Writings
Climb Tooth of Time
Chipmunk on the tooth On top of the Tooth View of Tooth Ridge On the Tooth Benchmark on the Tooth of Time James Thompson, Philmont Ranger The Stockade from the Tooth Coming off the tooth This Way! Climbing the Tooth Crew shot on top of the Tooth Eagle Awarded on the Happy Campers on top of the Tooth Happy Campers on top of the Tooth Base Camp, the training center and the Seton museum from the Tooth Skittles on the Tooth Climbing the Tooth Climbing the Tooth On the Tooth Climbing the Tooth On top of the Tooth USGS Marker on the Tooth Climbing up the backside of the Tooth Ladybugs on top of the Tooth of Time
Hike in via Tooth Ridge Trail
Hiking in off the tooth On the tril between the tooth & Shaeffer's Peak tooth ridge trail Hiking in off the tooth Tent city from the tooth Tooth Ridge Trail Tooth Ridge Trail Tooth Ridge Trail A little foggy A view of the Grizzly Tooth from Tooth Ridge View of Base Camp from the top of Urraca Mesa The trail between Shaeffer's Pass and Tooth Ridge Camp Tooth Ridge Trail On the trail to Tooth Ridge Camp Tent city from the tooth View of Baldy from Tooth Ridge
Climb Mount Phillips
Baldy from Mt Phillips Baldy from Mt Phillips Baldy from Phillips The summit of Phillips Mount Phillips Mount Phillips View from Mt Phillips At the top of Phillips in the clouds In the clouds climbing Mt Phillips Angel Fire as seen from Mount Phillips
Hike to
Climbing Urraca Mesa above Toothache Springs
Wildlife
Bear on the trail between Cito and Hidden Valley Ladybugs on Shaefer's Peak Cows at Fowler Pass Bear sighting enroute to Dan Beard from Old Camp Sunflowers on the trail to Head of Dean Deer in Hidden Valley Deer in Hidden Valley View of a hawk from the Tooth of Time Bear on the trail between Harlan and Devil’s Wash Basin Rattlesnake on the trail to Clark’s Fork Bear on Baldy Trout in the Middle Fork of the Cimarron Creek Ladybugs on Shaefer's Peak Rattler near the road from Sioux to Ponil Cows grazing below Lover's Leap Minibear at work Minibear at work Minbear Lookout Buffalo (Bison) in the Buffalo Pasture Buffalo (Bison) in the Buffalo Pasture Mulie at Lovers Leap A mule deer buck near Clear Creek
Points of Interest
Ray Hayden, Facilities Director & Tanka Sunrise at Cathedral Rock & Cito Reservoir A rather unique view of Catherdral Rock Catherdral Rock Cathedral Rock & Cito Reservoir Cathedral Rock & Cito Reservoir Vaca Trail Sunrise at Cathedral Rock & Cito Reservoir Sunrise at Cathedral Rock & Cito Reservoir Cathedral Rock & Cito Reservoir grizzly Tooth
Conservation Project
Conservation Work on the Middle Fork near Hunting Lodge Conservation Work on the Middle Fork near Hunting Lodge Trail work 2020 Conservation Work on the Middle Fork near Hunting Lodge Conservation Work on the Middle Fork near Hunting Lodge
Infrastructure
Water Filtration Plant … On tooth ridge above the opening campfire bowl One of the on the trail to Black Horse Sign of the times Spring near Upper Bench
Climb Black Mountain
On top of Black Mountain
Climb Big Red
On top of Big Red
Hike North Ponil River thru XA Ranch
Hiking along the North Ponil
Cavalcade
View of Tooth Ridge approaching Webster Lake from Harlan Wrangler leading the way toward Base Camp On the trail approaching Bonita Cow Camp Cavalcade on the trail - heading for Baldy town Preparing to hit trail after taking a break at Webster Lake Cavalcade on the trail - heading for Baldy town On the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road On the trail from Cattle HQ to Lovers Leap Downhill from Webster Pass to Fish Camp Obeying the speed limit on trail to Webster Lake from Clarks Fork Camp Negotiating rocky slope on trail to Harlan Lush vegetation on trail from Webster Lake to Harlan Camp Lush vegetation on trail from Webster Lake to Harlan Camp On the trail from Cattle HQ to Lovers Leap Looking back at the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road Silhouette of horse and rider on trail leaving Harlan On the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road near Beaubien Camp Wrangler leads way to the stockade on circle ride, Tooth of Time in background View of Tooth Ridge approaching Webster Lake from Harlan Approaching Fish Camp Rain threatens along trail from Cyphers Mine to Clarks Fork View of Baldy from the Ten Thousand Ft. Elevation Contour Road
Hike via Lovers Leap
On top of Lover's Leap A crew on Lover's Leap Lover's Leap Lover's Leap Lunch on Lovers Leap
Visit Black Jack Ketchem's Hideout
Black Jack's Hideout Black Jack's Hideout
Wildfire
Philmont Area Fire History Fire Map 5/1/2022 - 59,000 acres - 69% containment Ute Park Fire - June, 12 2018 Fire Map 4/30/2022 - 56,725 acres - 56% containment Fire Map 4/25/2022