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Photos needed Back 2017 Trek 9 Forward Virtual Tour


Challenging; Approximately 61 miles; Maps required: South


Drink a cool root beer and learn about the Mexican homestead at Abreu before spending your first night at Old Abreu. Your crew will help the staff at Carson Meadows with an important search and rescue mission! Enjoy the hike to and view from the Notch before entering into Rayado Canyon and descending to Crags for the night. The hike to Fish Camp and Phillips Junction will leave no questions unanswered as to why Mr. Phillips loved to spend time on the banks of the Rayado. Spend two nights at Beaubien where you will ride horses, enjoy branding, a chuckwagon dinner, and a wonderful cowboy campfire. At Black Mountain Camp, you will be greeted by post-Civil War Union Soldiers and booming .58 caliber muzzle loading rifles. Begin a mountain challenge and side hike Black Mountain! Then hike over Big Red on the way to Red Hills Camp. Be sure to hike all the way to the west side of Mt. Phillips for the best views of Wheeler Peak, the Moreno Valley, and Baldy Mountain. From there, enjoy Comanche Peak on the way to blacksmithing, gold mining, panning, and The Stomp at Cyphers Mine. Test your rock climbing skills at Cimarroncito and work with the Conservation Department on a trail contruction project in Hidden Valley. Enjoy the view from Window Rock, tour Mr.Phillips' Hunting Lodge and visit the Demonstration Forest. Get your rest and save energy on the way to Upper Clarks Fork where the final challenge will beginů The Tooth of Time!

Dry Camps: Upper Clarks Fork;

Trek
Day
CampProgram FeaturesCampsite Features
1Trailbound Tent City Opening Campfire Commissary; Trading Post;  
2Old Abreu Bus to Zastrow TurnaroundTrail Camp; 


Ranger Training Trail Camp; 


Mexican Homestead @ AbreuTrail Camp; (Showers; at Abreu)
3Crags Search & Rescue / Wilderness Medicine @ Carson MeadowsTrail Camp; 
4Beaubien Fly Tying @ Fish CampShowers (wood stoked);  


Fishing Opportunities @ Fish CampShowers (wood stoked);  


Fishing Lodge Tour @ Fish CampShowers (wood stoked);  


Food Pickup @ Phillips JunctionShowers (wood stoked);  (Commissary; Trading Post; Showers; at Phillips Junction)


Western Lore / Branding Showers (wood stoked);  


Evening Campfire Showers (wood stoked);  
5Beaubien Horse Rides Showers (wood stoked);  


Chuck Wagon Dinner Showers (wood stoked);  
6Black Mountain Hike over Black Mountain  


Muzzle Loading Rifles  


Blacksmithing  
7Red Hills Hike over Big Red Trail Camp; 
8Cyphers Mine Hike over Mount Phillips Showers (wood stoked);  


Hike over Comanche Peak Showers (wood stoked);  


Mine Tour Showers (wood stoked);  


Gold Mining & Panning Showers (wood stoked);  


Blacksmithing Showers (wood stoked);  


Stomp Showers (wood stoked);  
9Cimarroncito Tour Hunting Lodge @ Hunting LodgeShowers;  


Rock Climbing & Rappelling Showers;  


Food Pickup @ Ute Gulch CommissaryShowers;  (Commissary; Trading Post; at Ute Gulch Commissary)
10Cimarroncito Conservation @ Hidden ValleyShowers;  


Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock @ Hidden ValleyShowers;  
11Upper Clarks Fork Visit Demonstration Forest @ Clarks ForkTrail Camp (Usually dry); (Showers; at Clarks Fork)


Water @ Clarks ForkTrail Camp (Usually dry); 
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
Cantina at Abreu on day 2
Fishing Opportunities at Phillips Junction on day 4
Western Lore / Branding at Beaubien on day 5 Double Dip
Hike over Trail Peak at Beaubien on day 5
Post Civil War Settlers at Black Mountain on day 6
Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock at Cimarroncito on day 9
Advanced Rock Climbing Instruction at Cimarroncito on day 9
Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock at Hunting Lodge on day 9
Western Lore / Branding at Clarks Fork on day 11 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