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Photos needed Back 2016 Trek 701 Forward Virtual Tour

Challenging; Approximately 40 miles; Maps required: South

This action packed itinerary will encourage your crew to work together as you explore Philmont's Central Country. Start by hiking to Vaca for the night and reload/shoot shotguns at Harlan on the following morning at a picturesque shooting range. Enjoy learning and working on a trailbuilding project with Philmont's Conservation Department on your hike to Lost Gap. Your crew will then have the opportunity to hike to Window Rock before hiking up beautiful Grouse and Sawmill Canyons on the way to Upper Sawmill. From there, enjoy incredible views of Touch Me Not and Baldy Mountain while hiking to Thunder Ridge and Cyphers Mine for the night. Once there, Charlie Cyphers and his miners will teach you how to blacksmith, mine for gold, and treat you to mining music at The Stomp! From there, enjoy the cool hike down the North Fork Cimarroncito Creek and tour Waite Phillips Hunting Lodge. Be sure to stop and check out the Demonstration Forest before branding and roping at Clarks Fork. Fill up your water bottles and hike to Ponderosa Park for the night and be sure to rest up as your final challenge awaits… the Tooth of Time!

CampProgram FeaturesCampsite Features
1Trailbound Tent City Opening Campfire Commissary; Trading Post;  
2Rayado River Ranger Training Trail Camp; 

Bus to Zastrow TurnaroundTrail Camp; 
3Carson Meadows Cantina @ Abreu (Showers; at Abreu)

Search & Rescue / Wilderness Medicine  
4Fish Camp Fishing Lodge Tour  

Fly Tying  

Fishing Opportunities  
5Porcupine Homesteading @ Crooked CreekTrail Camp; 

Food Pickup @ Phillips JunctionTrail Camp; (Commissary; Trading Post; Showers; at Phillips Junction)
6Crater Lake Hike over Trail Peak Showers;  

Continental Tie & Lumber Showers;  

Company Meeting Showers;  
7Homebound Tent City Awards Campfire Showers; Trading Post;  

Hike via Lovers Leap Showers; Trading Post;  

Conservation @ Crater LakeShowers; Trading Post;  (Showers; at Crater Lake)
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
Mexican Homestead at Abreu on day 3
Fishing Opportunities at Phillips Junction on day 5 Double Dip
Visit the Villa Philmonte at Homebound Tent City on day 7
Seton Memorial Library and Philmont Museum at Homebound Tent City on day 7
Continental Tie & Lumber at Crater Lake on day 7 Double Dip