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Photos needed Back 2017 Trek 27 Forward Virtual Tour


Strenuous; Approximately 78 miles; Maps required: North, South, Valle


This wonderful trek will enable your crew to see the majority of Philmont as you do program in the South, Central, and North Country. Hike up to scenic Toothache Springs before making your way to Urraca Mesa. Once there, initiative games and challenge events will encourage your crew to work together. Keep moving to get down to Stockade Ridge, where you will have an excellent view of the next day's objective, the Tooth of Time. After ascending the summit, hike west towards a chuckwagon dinner and the cowboy campfire at Clarks Fork. The next morning, you'll hike past the Demonstration Forest, Mr. Phillips' Hunting Lodge, and Window Rock. Camp at Upper Bench and Santa Claus before shooting the booming .50 caliber muzzle loading rifles at Miranda. Enjoy the sunset view from the meadow as you contemplate tomorrow's trip to Baldy Mountain! The two day stay will enable your crew to visit historic Baldy Town and climb Baldy Mountain. Hike down the South Ponil and visit the Continental Tie & Lumber Company at Pueblano. Work on a trail project with the Conservation Department near Flume Canyon and enjoy Cowboy Action Shooting and the Cantina Show at Ponil. Then, enjoy the view from Dean Skyline while hiking to Dean Cow to test your rock climbing skills. Visit the Historic Chase Ranch and you'll be Base Camp bound!

Dry Camps: Upper Bench;

Trek
Day
CampProgram FeaturesCampsite Features
1Trailbound Tent City Opening Campfire Commissary; Trading Post;  
2Toothache Springs Bus to Zastrow TurnaroundTrail Camp; 


Ranger Training Trail Camp; 
3Stockade Ridge Challenge Events @ UrracaTrail Camp; 


Water @ StockadeTrail Camp; (Trail Camp; at Stockade)
4Clarks Fork Western Lore / Branding Showers;  


Chuck Wagon Dinner Showers;  


Evening Campfire Showers;  
5Upper Bench Visit Demonstration Forest @ Clarks ForkTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Showers; at Clarks Fork)


Tour Hunting Lodge @ Hunting LodgeTrail Camp (Usually dry); 


Water @ Deer Lake MesaTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Trail Camp (Usually dry); at Deer Lake Mesa)


Food Pickup @ Ute Gulch CommissaryTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Commissary; Trading Post; at Ute Gulch Commissary)
6Santa ClausTrail Camp; 
7Miranda Mountain Man Rendezvous  


Muzzle Loading Rifles  
8Miranda Side Hike Baldy Mountain  


Mining History @ Baldy Town (Commissary; Trading Post; Showers; at Baldy Town)


Assaying @ Baldy Town 


Food Pickup @ Baldy Town 
9Pueblano Ruins Continental Tie & Lumber @ PueblanoTrail Camp; 
10Ponil Conservation @ Flume CanyonCommissary; Trading Post; Showers;  (Trail Camp; at Flume Canyon)


Cowboy Action Shooting Commissary; Trading Post; Showers;  


Chuck Wagon Dinner Commissary; Trading Post; Showers;  


Cantina Show Commissary; Trading Post; Showers;  
11Dean Cow Rock Climbing & Rappelling Showers;  
12Homebound Tent City Hike to Chase TurnaroundShowers; Trading Post;  


Tour Historic Chase Ranch @ Chase RanchShowers; 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 Clarks Fork on day 5 Double Dip
Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock at Hunting Lodge on day 5
Side Hike Baldy Mountain at Baldy Town on day 8
Tour Historic Baldy Town at Baldy Town on day 8
Muzzle Loading Rifles at Miranda on day 8 Double Dip
Mountain Man Rendezvous at Miranda on day 8 Double Dip
Cantina at Ponil on day 10
Western Lore / Branding at Ponil on day 10 Double Dip
Hike over Hart Peak at Ponil on day 10
Gymkhana at Ponil on day 10
Cavalcade at Ponil on day 10
Visit the Villa Philmonte at Homebound Tent City on day 12
Seton Memorial Library and Philmont Museum at Homebound Tent City on day 12