Compare 2011 Trek 20 to 2010 Trek 20

2011 description: 'Your crew will be a strong team after taking the Dan Beard Challenge and learning Leave No Trace principles. Hike into the heart of the Valle Vidal (Valley of Life) spending a night in wilderness seclusion at the beautiful Iris Park camp before enjoying two fun-filled days at Ring Place. Popular programs here are astronomy, folk weather forecasting, and mountain biking. Yourcrew is off to the Baldy country via spectacular Greenwood Canyon where you will have a chance to pan for gold, explore an abandoned gold mine, learn to be a blacksmith, and summit Baldy Mountain, elevation 12,441 feet. The last great program happens at Ponif, Philmont's original camp, where you can ride horses, brand your boots & other gear, enjoy the cantina show, and finish with a delicious chuck wagon dinner and breakfast.'

2010 description: 'As your crew hikes up the sparkling Ponil River into the spectacular Valle Vidal (Valley of Life), experience Philmont's very cool mountain hiking 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. Other action packed programs include astronomy, folk weather and challenge events. 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.'

Day2011 Trek 20 Campsite2010 Trek 20 CampsiteProgram Differences
1Trailbound Tent City  
2Bent Camp  
3Dan Beard Camp  
4Iris Park  
5Ring Place Conservation Project included in 2011 trek 20
6Ring Place  
7Greenwood Canyon  
8Copper Park Camp  
9Copper Park Camp  
10Elkhorn Camp Conservation Project not included in 2011 trek 20
11Ponil Camp  
12Homebound Tent City