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Photos needed Back 2017 Trek 19 Forward Virtual Tour


Rugged; Approximately 65 miles; Maps required: South, North


Your crew will climb mountains, shoot guns, overcome challenges, and enjoy the serene wilderness on this program packed trek in Philmont’s South, Central, and North Country. Hike over Lovers Leap and rugged Urraca Mesa where you will participate in challenge events that will help your crew work together for the duration of your trek. Enjoy the evening campfire filled with ghost stories, music, and legends of the Santa Fe Trail. Be sure to wake up early and watch the sunrise from Inspiration Point. You will then visit the Continental Tie & Lumber Company at Crater Lake for spar pole climbing and their Company Meeting Campfire. Be sure to hike over Trail Peak and check out the wreckage of a B24 bomber that crashed while on a training mission in 1942. At Beaubien, enjoy branding, eating a chuckwagon dinner, taking part in a cowboy campfire, and riding horses down beautiful Bonito Canyon. Hike the highline over beautiful Bonito Peak and Big Red to Comanche Peak Camp. Take in the view from the far western side of Mt. Phillips before descending into the North Fork Cimarroncito Canyon. At Cyphers Mine, you'll step back in time and learn to blacksmith with Charlie Cyphers' team of miners. Visit Mr. Phillips' Hunting Lodge before enjoying the view at Window Rock. Work on a trail construction project with the Conservation Department and enjoy beautiful Hidden Valley. Camp at Ute Springs before your crew reloads and fires your own shotgun shells at Harlan. Burro racing at Harlan and rock climbing and rappelling at Dean Cow will cap off an incredible Philmont expedition! Next stop… Base Camp!

Dry Camps: Comanche Peak;

Trek
Day
CampProgram FeaturesCampsite Features
1Trailbound Tent City Opening Campfire Commissary; Trading Post;  
2Lover's Leap Bus to Lovers Leap TurnaroundTrail Camp; 


Ranger Training Trail Camp; 
3Urraca Challenge Events  


Evening Campfire  
4Crater Lake Continental Tie & Lumber Showers;  


Evening Campfire Showers;  
5Beaubien Hike over Fowler Mesa Showers (wood stoked);  


Hike over Trail Peak Showers (wood stoked);  


Western Lore / Branding Showers (wood stoked);  


Evening Campfire Showers (wood stoked);  
6Beaubien Horse Rides Showers (wood stoked);  


Chuck Wagon Dinner Showers (wood stoked);  


Food Pickup @ Phillips JunctionShowers (wood stoked);  (Commissary; Trading Post; Showers; at Phillips Junction)
7Comanche Peak Hike Over Bonito Peak Trail Camp (Usually dry); 


Hike over Big Red Trail Camp (Usually dry); 


Water @ Red HillsTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Trail Camp; at Red Hills)
8Cyphers Mine Hike over Comanche Peak Showers (wood stoked);  


Hike over Mount Phillips Showers (wood stoked);  


Mine Tour Showers (wood stoked);  


Gold Mining & Panning Showers (wood stoked);  


Blacksmithing Showers (wood stoked);  


Stomp Showers (wood stoked);  
9Ute Springs Tour Hunting Lodge @ Hunting LodgeTrail Camp; 


Conservation @ Hidden ValleyTrail Camp; 
10Harlan Shotgun shooting/reloading - 12 Gauge  


Food Pickup @ Ute Gulch Commissary (Commissary; Trading Post; at Ute Gulch Commissary)


Burro Racing  
11Dean Cow Rock Climbing & Rappelling Showers;  
12Homebound Tent City Hike to 9 mile gateShowers; Trading Post;  


Bus to Homebound Tent CityShowers; Trading Post;  


Awards Campfire 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
Western Lore / Branding at Beaubien on day 6 Double Dip
Hike over Trail Peak at Beaubien on day 6 Double Dip
Fishing Opportunities at Phillips Junction on day 6
Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock at Hunting Lodge on day 9
Visit the Villa Philmonte at Homebound Tent City on day 12
Seton Memorial Library and Philmont Museum at Homebound Tent City on day 12