Compare 2016 Trek 12 to 2015 Trek 12


Beautiful peaks, lush valleys, and exciting program fill this Central and South Country trek. Your crew will have a great first night at Ute Springs before rock climbing at Cimarroncito. If there's time, side hike to Window Rock and be excited to camp at serene Webster Parks for the night. The next day, you'll enjoy hiking a lightly traveled trail on your way to beautiful Sawmill Canyon. Learn to reload and shoot .30-06 rifles when you arrive at Sawmill. Hike over Comanche Peak on your way to Mt. Phillips Camp and be sure to watch one of the best sunsets at Philmont from the western summit. Views of the Moreno Valley, Wheeler Peak, and Baldy Mountain will be a prized reward for the hard work that it took to get there! Enjoy firing .50 caliber black powder rifles at Clear Creek and learning how to homestead at Crooked Creek before camping at Porcupine for the night. At Beaubien, test your roping skills, eat a chuckwagon dinner, ride horses, and kick back for a cowboy campfire. Side hike Bonito Peak and work on a project with the Conservation Department before hiking over Trail Peak to check out the wreckage of a B24 Bomber that crashed on top in 1942. Continue on over Fowler Mesa and through Aguila where another view awaits your arrival. Hike on to Abreu where you'll enjoy a cold root beer at the Cantina and a Mexican dinner at the Mexican homestead. Next, continue on to Urraca, where you will test your crew's skills on the challenge course and be treated to an evening campfire that tells of the mesa's haunted past. Wake up early and watch the sunrise from Inspiration Point to preview your final challenge. Navigate across Lovers Leap, scale the Tooth of Time, and hike all the way to Base Camp to finish your trek!

Day2016 Trek 12 Campsite2015 Trek 12 CampsiteProgram Differences
1Trailbound Tent City  
2Ute Springs  
3Webster Parks  
4Sawmill  
5Mt Phillips  
6Porcupine  
7Beaubien  
8Beaubien  
9Abreu  
10Urraca  
11Stockade Ridge  
12Homebound Tent City