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Photos needed Back 2017 Trek 31 Forward Virtual Tour


Strenuous; Approximately 84 miles; Maps required: South, North


This program filled trek will give you a chance to pass over Wilson Mesa, climb Baldy Mountain, and hike the Tooth of Time! Start your trek with a cool glass of root beer at Ponil before making your way to Dean Cutoff for the night. Stop by the Continental Tie & Lumber Company at Pueblano for spar pole climbing on your way to Baldy Skyline Camp. Check out the mining history of Baldy Mountain at Baldy Town and French Henry as you climb up to Copper Park. Hike to the Baldy ridgeline, hang your smellables, and side hike the northern shoulder of Baldy Mountain to the summit! Return to your packs and continue on to Upper Greenwood. Enjoy the downhill hike to Rich Cabins where a welcoming homestead and evening music await you. Climb Wilson Mesa, enjoy the view, and continue on to Elkhorn Camp. From there, follow Dean Skyline to Dean Cow for rock climbing and rappelling. Your next stop, Harlan, will give you chance to reload and shoot 12 gauge shotguns. Work on a new trail construction project on your way to beautiful Aspen Springs. Reflect on the journey before heading to Clarks Fork via Hidden Valley and Window Rock. Test your roping skills, enjoy a chuckwagon dinner, and cap off the evening with a cowboy campfire. Be sure to wake up early, fill your water bottles, and hit the trail towards Shaefers Peak and the Tooth of Time!

Trek
Day
CampProgram FeaturesCampsite Features
1Trailbound Tent City Opening Campfire Commissary; Trading Post;  
2Dean Cutoff Bus to Ponil TurnaroundTrail Camp; 


Ranger Training Trail Camp; 
3Baldy Skyline Continental Tie & Lumber @ PueblanoTrail Camp; 
4Copper Park Mining History @ Baldy TownTrail Camp; (Commissary; Trading Post; Showers; at Baldy Town)


Assaying @ Baldy TownTrail Camp; 


Food Pickup @ Baldy TownTrail Camp; 


Mine Tour @ French HenryTrail Camp; 


Gold Mining & Panning @ French HenryTrail Camp; 


Blacksmithing @ French HenryTrail Camp; 
5Upper Greenwood Side Hike Baldy Mountain Low Impact Camp; Trail Camp; 


Water @ Copper ParkLow Impact Camp; Trail Camp; (Trail Camp; at Copper Park)


Low Impact Camping Low Impact Camp; Trail Camp; 
6Rich Cabins Homesteading Commissary; Low Impact Camp;  


Evening Campfire Commissary; Low Impact Camp;  


Food Pickup Commissary; Low Impact Camp;  
7ElkhornTrail Camp; 
8Dean Cow Rock Climbing & Rappelling Showers;  
9Harlan Shotgun shooting/reloading - 12 Gauge  


Burro Racing  
10Aspen Springs Conservation @ HarlanTrail Camp; 


Food Pickup @ Ute Gulch CommissaryTrail Camp; (Commissary; Trading Post; at Ute Gulch Commissary)
11Clarks Fork Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock @ Hidden ValleyShowers;  


Visit Demonstration Forest Showers;  


Western Lore / Branding Showers;  


Horse Rides Showers;  


Chuck Wagon Dinner Showers;  


Evening Campfire Showers;  
12Homebound Tent City Tooth of Time Showers; Trading Post;  


Hike in via Tooth Ridge Trail Showers; 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
Side Hike Baldy Mountain at Baldy Town on day 4 Double Dip
Tour Historic Baldy Town at Baldy Town on day 4
Side Hike Baldy Mountain at Copper Park on day 5
Burro Racing at Harlan on day 10 Double Dip
Shotgun shooting/reloading - 12 Gauge at Harlan on day 10 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