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Photos needed Back 2016 Trek 32 Forward Virtual Tour


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


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 along the rushing Rayado Creek, stay at rugged Rimrock Park, and drink a cool root beer at the Abreu cantina before making your way to Urraca Mesa. Once there, initiative games and challenge events will encourage your crew to work together and you will be treated to music and wild tales of Urraca’s haunted past. Wake up early and hike to Inspiration Point for the sunrise and watch as first light hits the Tooth of Time. From there, camp at Tooth Ridge and climb the Tooth of Time! Hike west on Tooth Ridge, eat a chuckwagon dinner, and kick back at a cowboy campfire at Clark’s Fork. The next morning, you'll be able to ride horses, hike past the Demonstration Forest, and tour Waite Phillips Hunting Lodge. Start your journey to the North Country via Window Rock and Hidden Valley. Enjoy working on a trail project with the Conservation Department near Visto Grande and camp at Santa Claus the following day. Enjoy shooting the booming .50 caliber black powder rifles at Miranda before continuing on to pristine Ewells Park. Check to see if the southeast campsite is available and watch the sun sink behind Baldy Mountain while you're eating dinner! The two day stay there will enable your crew to visit historic Baldy Town, climb Baldy Mountain and explore Lucien Maxwell’s Aztec Mine. Hike down the South Ponil for Cowboy Action Shooting and a Cantina Show. Then, enjoy the view from Dean Skyline while hiking to Dean Cow to test your climbing skills. Visit the Historic Chase Ranch and you'll be Base Camp bound!

Dry Camps: Rimrock Park; Tooth Ridge; Upper Bench;

Trek
Day
CampProgram FeaturesCampsite Features
1Trailbound Tent City Opening Campfire Commissary; Trading Post;  
2Rimrock Park Ranger Training Trail Camp (Usually dry); 


Water @ AbreuTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Showers; at Abreu)


Bus to Zastrow TurnaroundTrail Camp (Usually dry); 
3Urraca Evening Campfire  


Challenge Events  


Mexican Homestead @ Abreu (Showers; at Abreu)


Cantina @ Abreu 
4Tooth Ridge Tooth of Time Trail Camp (Always dry); 


Water @ StockadeTrail Camp (Always dry); (Trail Camp; at Stockade)
5Clarks Fork Chuck Wagon Dinner Showers;  


Western Lore / Branding Showers;  


Cowboy Campfire Showers;  
6Upper Bench Horse Rides @ Clarks ForkTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Showers; at Clarks Fork)


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


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


Food Pickup @ Ute Gulch CommissaryTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Commissary; Trading Post; at Ute Gulch Commissary)


Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock @ Hidden ValleyTrail Camp (Usually dry); 


Visit Demonstration Forest @ Demonstration ForestTrail Camp (Usually dry); 
7Santa ClausTrail Camp; 
8Ewells Park Muzzle Loading Rifles @ MirandaTrail Camp; 
9Ewells Park Food Pickup @ Baldy TownTrail Camp; (Commissary; Trading Post; Showers; at Baldy Town)


Side Hike Baldy Mountain Trail Camp; 


Gold Mining & Panning @ French HenryTrail Camp; 


Blacksmithing @ French HenryTrail Camp; 
10Ponil Cowboy Action Shooting Commissary; Trading Post; Showers;  


Cantina Show Commissary; Trading Post; Showers;  


Conservation @ PueblanoCommissary; Trading Post; Showers;  
11Dean Cow Rock Climbing & Rappelling Showers;  
12Homebound Tent City Awards Campfire Showers; Trading Post;  


Tour Historic Chase Ranch Showers; Trading Post;  


Hike to Chase TurnaroundShowers; 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 6 Double Dip
Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock at Hunting Lodge on day 6
Mountain Man Rendezvous at Miranda on day 8
Side Hike Baldy Mountain at Miranda on day 8 Double Dip
Side Hike Baldy Mountain at Baldy Town on day 9
Tour Historic Baldy Town at Baldy Town on day 9
Mine Tour at French Henry on day 9
Cantina at Ponil on day 10 Double Dip
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
Continental Tie & Lumber at Pueblano 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