Compare 2007 Trek 17 to 2006 Trek 7


2007 description: 'As your crew hikes up the sparkling ponil river into the spectacular Valle Vidal (Valley of Life), experience Philmont's very cool mountain biking program at the beautiful Whiteman Vega! Two great days at Copper Park trail camp will allow your crew to side hike Baldy Mountain, tour the famous Aztec Mine and pan for gold at French Henry Camp. Other action packed activities include astronomy, folk weather, challenge events, and western lore, including boot branding. Your last day on the trail brings you to Ponil where your crew will enjoy the western lore program complete with an old time chuck wagon dinner and breakfast.'

2006 description: 'As your crew hikes up the sparkling Ponil River into the spectacular Valle Vidal (Valley of Life), experience Philmont's newest program, the bikeathlon at the beautiful Whiteman Vega! Other action packed programs include homesteading, astronomy, folk weather, search and rescue, challenge events, and western lore, including boot branding. Enjoy a chuck wagon dinner and breakfast at Ponil before treking to Dean Cow camp for rock climbing and rappeling. This itinerary is for crews who like exciting fast paced programs.'

Day2007 Trek 17 Campsite2006 Trek 7 CampsiteProgram Differences
1Trailbound Tent City  
2Bent CampSioux 
3Dan Beard CampRich CabinsChallenge Events included in 2007 trek 17
Homesteading not included in 2007 trek 17
Food Pickup not included in 2007 trek 17
 
4Iris Park  
5Ring Place  
6Ring PlaceWhiteman VegaBikeathlon not included in 2007 trek 17
 
7Greenwood CanyonWhiteman VegaMountain Biking not included in 2007 trek 17
 
8Copper Park CampSeally CanyonBlacksmithing included in 2007 trek 17
Gold Mining & Panning included in 2007 trek 17
Search & Rescue / Wilderness Medicine not included in 2007 trek 17
 
9Copper Park CampDan BeardClimb Baldy Mountain included in 2007 trek 17
Food Pickup included in 2007 trek 17
Challenge Events not included in 2007 trek 17
Low Impact Camping not included in 2007 trek 17
 
10Elkhorn CampPonilChuck Wagon Dinner not included in 2007 trek 17
Western Lore / Branding not included in 2007 trek 17
Horse Rides not included in 2007 trek 17
Hike over Hart Peak not included in 2007 trek 17
Food Pickup not included in 2007 trek 17
 
11Ponil CampDean CowCantina included in 2007 trek 17
Chuck Wagon Dinner included in 2007 trek 17
Western Lore / Branding included in 2007 trek 17
Horse Rides included in 2007 trek 17
Food Pickup included in 2007 trek 17
Cowboy Breakfast not included in 2007 trek 17
Rock Climbing & Rappelling not included in 2007 trek 17
 
12Homebound Tent City Cowboy Breakfast included in 2007 trek 17