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Photos needed Back 2016 Trek 12 Forward Virtual Tour

Challenging; Approximately 66 miles; Maps required: South

Beautiful peaks, lush valleys, and exciting program fill this Central and South Country trek. Your crew will have a great first night at Ute Springs before rock climbing at Cimarroncito. If there's time, side hike to Window Rock and be excited to camp at serene Webster Parks for the night. The next day, you'll enjoy hiking a lightly traveled trail on your way to beautiful Sawmill Canyon. Learn to reload and shoot .30-06 rifles when you arrive at Sawmill. Hike over Comanche Peak on your way to Mt. Phillips Camp and be sure to watch one of the best sunsets at Philmont from the western summit. Views of the Moreno Valley, Wheeler Peak, and Baldy Mountain will be a prized reward for the hard work that it took to get there! Enjoy firing .50 caliber black powder rifles at Clear Creek and learning how to homestead at Crooked Creek before camping at Porcupine for the night. At Beaubien, test your roping skills, eat a chuckwagon dinner, ride horses, and kick back for a cowboy campfire. Side hike Bonito Peak and work on a project with the Conservation Department before hiking over Trail Peak to check out the wreckage of a B24 Bomber that crashed on top in 1942. Continue on over Fowler Mesa and through Aguila where another view awaits your arrival. Hike on to Abreu where you'll enjoy a cold root beer at the Cantina and a Mexican dinner at the Mexican homestead. Next, continue on to Urraca, where you will test your crew's skills on the challenge course and be treated to an evening campfire that tells of the mesa's haunted past. Wake up early and watch the sunrise from Inspiration Point to preview your final challenge. Navigate across Lovers Leap, scale the Tooth of Time, and hike all the way to Base Camp to finish your trek!

Dry Camps: Webster Parks; Mt Phillips;

CampProgram FeaturesCampsite Features
1Trailbound Tent City Opening Campfire Commissary; Trading Post;  
2Ute Springs Ranger Training Trail Camp; 

Bus to Cito TurnaroundTrail Camp; 
3Webster Parks Rock Climbing & Rappelling @ CimarroncitoTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Showers; at Cimarroncito)

Food Pickup @ Ute Gulch CommissaryTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Commissary; Trading Post; at Ute Gulch Commissary)
4Sawmill Shooting/Reloading - .30-06 Showers (wood stoked);  
5Mt Phillips Sunrise East of Comanche Peak Camp @ Comanche PeakTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Trail Camp (Usually dry); at Comanche Peak)

Water @ SawmillTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Showers (wood stoked); at Sawmill)
6Porcupine Rocky Mountain Fur Company @ Clear CreekTrail Camp; 

Muzzle Loading Rifles @ Clear CreekTrail Camp; 

Homesteading @ Crooked CreekTrail Camp; 
7Beaubien Cowboy Campfire Showers (wood stoked);  

Horse Rides Showers (wood stoked);  

Chuck Wagon Dinner Showers (wood stoked);  

Western Lore / Branding Showers (wood stoked);  

Food Pickup @ Phillips JunctionShowers (wood stoked);  (Commissary; Trading Post; Showers; at Phillips Junction)
8Beaubien Hike Over Bonito Peak Showers (wood stoked);  

Conservation Showers (wood stoked);  
9Abreu Mexican Dinner Showers;  

Hike over Trail Peak Showers;  

Mexican Homestead Showers;  

Cantina Showers;  
10Urraca Challenge Events  

Evening Campfire  
11Stockade Ridge Water @ StockadeTrail Camp; (Trail Camp; at Stockade)

Sunrise at Inspiration Point @ UrracaTrail Camp; 

Hike via Lovers Leap Trail Camp; 
12Homebound Tent City Awards Campfire Showers; Trading Post;  

Tooth of Time Showers; Trading Post;  

Hike in via Tooth Ridge Trail Showers; Trading Post;  
Warning: Itinerary details provided by PhilSearch are for planning purposes only.  Only the current year's "Treks" book and the addendums to it, if any, should be used for final trek selection.
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Program opportunities not included on the official itinerary

This list is not complete and is dependent on the route you take each day.
Visit the Villa Philmonte at Trailbound Tent City on day 1
Seton Memorial Library and Philmont Museum at Trailbound Tent City on day 1
Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock at Cimarroncito on day 3
Advanced Rock Climbing Instruction at Cimarroncito on day 3
Shooting/Reloading - .30-06 at Sawmill on day 5 Double Dip
Hike over Mount Phillips at Clear Creek on day 6
Fishing Opportunities at Phillips Junction on day 7
Western Lore / Branding at Beaubien on day 8 Double Dip
Hike over Trail Peak at Beaubien on day 8 Double Dip
Challenge Events at Urraca on day 11 Double Dip
Visit the Villa Philmonte at Homebound Tent City on day 12
Seton Memorial Library and Philmont Museum at Homebound Tent City on day 12