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Challenging; Approximately 54 miles; Maps required: North,Valle
/KML/2019/12 Day-07.KMZRoute 7

This challenging trek will take your crew on a program -filled loop through Philmont’s south country. Spend your first night on the trail at Lovers Leap Camp before hiking to Miners Park to enjoy rock climbing and rappelling. Visit the Continental Tie and Lumber Company at Crater Lake on your way to spend the evening on the edge of the glorious Lower Bonito Meadow. Tour Fish Camp to discover why Waite Phillips enjoyed spending so much time there, and do some fishing of your own before you head to Lost Cabins. The next morning, pick up food and learn about the Jicarilla Apache at Apache Springs. Join the conservation department in restoring the historic structure of Philmont’s forest, then keep heading west to Garcia Cow Camp, where you and your crew will learn about Ernest Thompson Seton and wildlife conservation. Enjoy the views as you hike Northeast to Wild Horse. Visit the Rocky Mountain Fur Co. before summitting Mt. Phillips and camping below the peak. The next day, hike down to Cyphers Mine to tour the historic Thunder Mine and enjoy the evening Stomp. After getting food at Cimarroncito, tour Waite Phillips’ Hunting Lodge and learn about forest management at the Demonstration Forest. Then, hike to Clarks Fork for a Chuck wagon dinner and a cowboy campfire. Get up early for your final challenge- Shaefers Peak and the Tooth of Time! Hike victoriously into Base Camp – You all made it!

Dry Camps: Mt Phillips;

CampProgram FeaturesCampsite Features
1Camping Headquarters TB Opening Campfire Commissary; Showers; Trading Post;  
2Lover's Leap Bus to Lovers Leap TrailheadTrail Camp; 

Ranger Training Trail Camp; 
3Miner's Park Rock Climbing & Rappelling Showers;  

Food Pickup Showers;  
4Lower Bonito Continental Tie & Lumber @ Crater LakeTrail Camp; (Showers; at Crater Lake)
5Lost Cabin Fishing Lodge Tour @ Fish CampTrail Camp; 

Fishing Opportunities @ Fish CampTrail Camp; 

Fly Tying @ Fish CampTrail Camp; 
6Garcia Cow Conservation @ Apache Springs (Commissary; at Apache Springs)

Food Pickup @ Apache Springs 

Jicarilla Apache Life @ Apache Springs 

3D Archery @ Apache Springs 
7Wild Horse Wildlife Conservation @ Garcia CowTrail Camp; 
8Mt Phillips Rocky Mountain Fur Company @ Clear CreekTrail Camp (Usually dry); 

Tomahawks @ Clear CreekTrail Camp (Usually dry); 

Hike over Mount Phillips Trail Camp (Usually dry); 
9Cyphers Mine Gold Mining & Panning Showers (wood stoked);  

Mine Tour Showers (wood stoked);  

Blacksmithing Showers (wood stoked);  

Evening Campfire Showers (wood stoked);  
10Cimarroncito Rock Climbing & Rappelling Showers;  
11Clarks Fork Tour Hunting Lodge @ Hunting LodgeShowers;  

Visit Demonstration Forest Showers;  

Western Lore / Branding Showers;  

Chuck Wagon Dinner Showers;  

Evening Campfire Showers;  
12Camping Headquarters HB Climb Shaefer's Peak Commissary; Showers; Trading Post;  

Tooth of Time Commissary; Showers; Trading Post;  

Hike in via Tooth Ridge Trail Commissary; Showers; Trading Post;  

Awards Campfire Commissary; 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 Camping Headquarters TB on day 1
National Scouting Museum at Camping Headquarters TB on day 1
Climbing Tower at Miner's Park on day 3
Sweat Lodge at Apache Springs on day 6
Corn Grinding at Apache Springs on day 6
Muzzle Loading Rifles at Clear Creek on day 8
Hike over Mount Phillips at Clear Creek on day 8
Stomp at Cyphers Mine on day 9
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 Camping Headquarters HB on day 12
National Scouting Museum at Camping Headquarters HB on day 12