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Photos needed Back 2016 Trek 27 Forward Virtual Tour

Strenuous; Approximately 88 miles; Maps required: North, South, Valle

This program filled trek hikes through the entire North Country, climbs Baldy Mountain, and hikes in to Base Camp via the Tooth of Time! Pack burros will even carry a portion of your gear! Start off by seeing the world’s only confirmed T-Rex track… it’s right here in the North Ponil Valley! Camp at Anasazi and tour the fascinating petroglyphs left by the Ancestral Puebloan people prior to 1300 CE at Indian Writings. Work on a trail project with the Conservation Department and camp at Horse Canyon for the night. Work together on the challenge course at Dan Beard before camping at Sioux for the night. Pick up burros at Ponil and continue to Pueblano where you will climb spar poles, cut cross ties, and be entertained at the Company Meeting Campfire. Return burros at Miranda and throw tomahawks before camping at Maxwell for the night. A two day stay there will enable your crew to climb Baldy Mountain and visit historic Baldy Town. Enjoy passing by the site of an old sawmill at New Dean, camp at Black Jacks, and explore outlaw Black Jack Ketchum's hideout on the following day! Hike down beautiful Turkey Creek Canyon and up to Harlan to reload your own shotgun shells before firing them at a scenic shooting range. Enjoy the hike to Cimarroncito and test your skills on several rock climbing routes. Be sure to try out the rock gym and see if you can make it around the wall. Tour Waite Phillips Hunting Lodge, visit the Demonstration Forest, and test your roping skills at Clark’s Fork before camping at Upper Clark’s Fork for the night. Rest up because one last challenge awaits… The Tooth of Time!

Dry Camps: Black Jacks; Upper Clarks Fork;

CampProgram FeaturesCampsite Features
1Trailbound Tent City Opening Campfire Commissary; Trading Post;  
2Anasazi Tyrannosaurus Rex Track Trail Camp; 

Ranger Training Trail Camp; 

Bus to Six Mile GateTrail Camp; 
3Horse Canyon Archaeology @ Indian WritingsTrail Camp; (Showers; at Indian Writings)

Tour Petroglyphs @ Indian WritingsTrail Camp; 

atlatl @ Indian WritingsTrail Camp; 
4Sioux Challenge Events @ Dan BeardTrail Camp; (Low Impact Camp; at Dan Beard)
5Pueblano Food Pickup @ Ponil (Commissary; Trading Post; Showers; at Ponil)

Cantina @ Ponil 

Burro Packing @ Ponil 

Continental Tie & Lumber  

Company Meeting  

6Maxwell Mountain Man Rendezvous @ MirandaTrail Camp; 

Return Burros @ MirandaTrail Camp; 

Tomahawks @ MirandaTrail Camp; 
7Maxwell Tour Historic Baldy Town @ Baldy TownTrail Camp; (Commissary; Trading Post; Showers; at Baldy Town)

Food Pickup @ Baldy TownTrail Camp; 

Side Hike Baldy Mountain @ Black HorseTrail Camp; (Trail Camp; at Black Horse)
8Black JacksTrail Camp (Usually dry); 
9Harlan Shotgun shooting/reloading - 12 Gauge  

Burro Racing  
10Cimarroncito Hike via Grouse Canyon Showers;  

Rock Climbing & Rappelling Showers;  

Food Pickup @ Ute Gulch CommissaryShowers;  (Commissary; Trading Post; at Ute Gulch Commissary)
11Upper Clarks Fork Western Lore / Branding @ Clarks ForkTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Showers; at Clarks Fork)

Water @ Clarks ForkTrail Camp (Usually dry); 

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

Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock @ Hidden ValleyTrail Camp (Usually dry); 
12Homebound Tent City Awards Campfire Showers; Trading Post;  

Hike in via Tooth Ridge Trail Showers; Trading Post;  

Tooth of Time 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
Tyrannosaurus Rex Track at Six Mile Gate on day 2
Leave No Trace Camping at Dan Beard on day 4
Western Lore / Branding at Ponil on day 5 Double Dip
Hike over Hart Peak at Ponil on day 5
Gymkhana at Ponil on day 5
Cavalcade at Ponil on day 5
Cowboy Action Shooting at Ponil on day 5
Muzzle Loading Rifles at Miranda on day 6
Side Hike Baldy Mountain at Miranda on day 6 Double Dip
Side Hike Baldy Mountain at Baldy Town on day 7
Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock at Cimarroncito on day 10
Advanced Rock Climbing Instruction at Cimarroncito on day 10
Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock at Hunting Lodge on day 11
Visit the Villa Philmonte at Homebound Tent City on day 12
Seton Memorial Library and Philmont Museum at Homebound Tent City on day 12