Compare 2014 Trek 29 to 2013 Trek 29

2014 description: 'This Valle Vidal itinerary will enable you to see an incredible assortment of wildlife, enormous grass filled vegas, gorgeous ponderosa pine stands, and rugged mountains to the north of Philmont. Start off by seeing the world’s only confirmed TRex track and viewing a beautiful sunset at House Canyon Camp. Tour the fascinating petroglyphs left by the ancient Ancestral Puebloan people prior to 1300 CE at Indian Writings. From there, camp at Cook Canyon and then your crew will help the Seally Canyon staff with an important search and rescue mission before hiking to Ring Place for astronomy and folk weather forecasting. Work on a trail project with the Conservation Department and ride some of New Mexico’s finest mountain biking trails at Whiteman Vega. Be sure to take an unparalleled opportunity to preview your Baldy Mountain ascent from the north meadow of McCrystal Creek LNT area. Then head south towards Philmont and camp at Greenwood Canyon for the night. Review all of the ground you covered in the Valle from Baldy Mountain! Visit historic Baldy Town and explore Lucien Maxwell’s best gold producing Aztec Mine at French Henry. Climb spar poles and cut railroad ties at Pueblano with the Continental Tie and Lumber Company. Your crew is sure to be entertained at their Company Meeting Campfire. Continue on to Ponil for Cowboy Action Shooting, branding, roping, a chuckwagon dinner, cantina show, horse rides, and a cowboy breakfast at Ponil! Test your rock climbing and rappelling skills at Dean Cow. Reflect on your trip as you tour the Historic Chase Ranch. Next stop… Base Camp!'

2013 description: 'This program filled trek will give you a chance to climb Baldy Mountain, camp near Black Jack’s hideout, and hike over the Tooth of Time! Start your trek with a cool glass of root beer at Ponil before making your way to Flume Canyon for the night. Climb spar poles and cut cross ties with the Continental Tie and Lumber Company at Pueblano before heading over beautiful Wilson Mesa to Rich Cabins. At Rich, you will learn how the old homesteaders survived in the mountains and be treated to an evening of entertainment. Hike to Upper Greenwood where you will need to rest up before climbing to Copper Park and Baldy Mountain. From Copper Park, hike down to French Henry to learn blacksmithing skills and explore Lucien Maxwell’s Aztec Mine. The next day, your crew will hike over Baldy Mountain with the option of carrying full packs… if you’re up for the challenge! Tour historic Baldy Town and camp at Baldy Skyline for the night. Hike to Black Jacks, but be sure to participate in initiative games and challenge events (that are sure to bring your crew together) at Head of Dean. Have fun exploring outlaw Black Jack Ketchum’s Hideout on your way to rock climb and rappel at Dean Cow. At Harlan, your crew will enjoy loading their own shotgun shells before testing their skills at our scenic shooting range. Your crew will be able to reflect on their journey at cool and luscious Lower Sawmill before hitting the trail and heading to Clark’s Fork. There, you will brand boots, test your roping skills, enjoy a Chuck Wagon dinner, and cap off the evening with a cowboy campfire. Be sure to wake up early, fill your water bottles, and hit the trail towards Shaefer’s Pass and the Tooth of Time!'

Day2014 Trek 29 Campsite2013 Trek 29 CampsiteProgram Differences
1Trailbound Tent City  
4Ring Place  
5Whiteman Vega  
6Greenwood Canyon  
7Copper Park  
8Copper Park  
11Dean Cow  
12Homebound Tent City