Compare 2012 Trek 11 to 2011 Trek 19


2012 description: 'This program packed itinerary will give your crew a wonderful opportunity to experience all of Philmont’s beautiful Central and South Country. Start your trek by checking out the new climbing routes at Cimarroncito. From there, you will always remember the wind blowing through the aspens and the gorgeous meadow at Webster Parks trail camp. You will then explore Cypher’s Mine, pan for gold, and learn how to blacksmith before Charlie’s musician miners provide the evening entertainment at the “Stomp.” At Comanche Peak Camp, a sunrise unparalleled from anywhere on the ranch awaits you bright and early before tackling Mount Phillips. From the top of Phillips, views of the Moreno Valley, Wheeler Peak, and Baldy Mountain will give your crew the confidence to reach for the stars in all that you do! Enjoy learning to homestead at Crooked Creek, one of our most remote staff camps. Next, you will head to Beaubien to brand boots, test your roping skills, eat a chuck wagon dinner, ride horses, and kick back for a cowboy campfire. You will then be able to check out the B24 bomber that crashed in 1942 on top of Trail Peak. From there, you will hike to Carson Meadows to help our staff with a search and rescue mission that will encourage your crew to work together. Stop at Abreu for a cold root beer and to experience the Mexican homestead before making your way to Urraca for the night. There you will play initiative games and go through the challenge course events listening to music and some wild tales of Urraca’s haunted past. Hike down to Lovers Leap and up to the Tooth of Time before making your way into Base Camp.'

2011 description: 'This trek is enhanced by a hike over Mt. Phillips and a two day layover at Beaubien, where horse rides, branding, and a chuck wagon dinner await your crew. Other programs offered are gold mining and panning, blacksmithing, Rocky Mountain Fur Company, and black powder rifle. Towards the end of your itinerary, Day 10, visil the Abreu Family homestead· enjoy Root Beer at the Cantina and a festive evening Mexican Dinner. Participate in rock climbing at Miners Park where you will spend your last night before trekking over Tooth of Time Ridge and into Base Camp. Tooth of Time Ridge and into Base Camp.'

Day2012 Trek 11 Campsite2011 Trek 19 CampsiteProgram Differences
1Trailbound Tent City  
2Ute SpringsCimarron River 
3Webster ParksDeer Lake MesaRock Climbing & Rappelling included in 2012 trek 11
Food Pickup included in 2012 trek 11
Water included in 2012 trek 11
Shotgun shooting/reloading - 12 Gauge not included in 2012 trek 11
 
4Cyphers MineAspen SpringsGold Mining & Panning included in 2012 trek 11
Stomp included in 2012 trek 11
Food Pickup not included in 2012 trek 11
 
5Comanche PeakLamberts MineHike over Mount Phillips included in 2012 trek 11
Water included in 2012 trek 11
Water included in 2012 trek 11
Blacksmithing not included in 2012 trek 11
Gold Mining & Panning not included in 2012 trek 11
Mine Tour not included in 2012 trek 11
 
6PorcupineClear CreekHomesteading included in 2012 trek 11
Muzzle Loading Rifles not included in 2012 trek 11
Rocky Mountain Fur Company not included in 2012 trek 11
Hike over Mount Phillips not included in 2012 trek 11
 
7BeaubienCrooked CreekEvening Campfire included in 2012 trek 11
Western Lore / Branding included in 2012 trek 11
Horse Rides included in 2012 trek 11
Food Pickup included in 2012 trek 11
Homesteading not included in 2012 trek 11
 
8Beaubien Chuck Wagon Dinner included in 2012 trek 11
Hike over Trail Peak included in 2012 trek 11
Conservation included in 2012 trek 11
Western Lore / Branding not included in 2012 trek 11
Horse Rides not included in 2012 trek 11
Food Pickup not included in 2012 trek 11
 
9Carson MeadowsBeaubienCantina included in 2012 trek 11
Mexican Homestead included in 2012 trek 11
Search & Rescue / Wilderness Medicine included in 2012 trek 11
Wilderness Medicine included in 2012 trek 11
Chuck Wagon Dinner not included in 2012 trek 11
Hike over Trail Peak not included in 2012 trek 11
Conservation not included in 2012 trek 11
 
10UrracaAbreuChallenge Events included in 2012 trek 11
Evening Campfire included in 2012 trek 11
Cantina not included in 2012 trek 11
Mexican Homestead not included in 2012 trek 11
Mexican Dinner not included in 2012 trek 11
 
11Tooth RidgeMiner's ParkTooth of Time included in 2012 trek 11
Water included in 2012 trek 11
Rock Climbing & Rappelling not included in 2012 trek 11
 
12Homebound Tent City Tooth of Time not included in 2012 trek 11