Compare 2016 Trek 29 to 2015 Trek 29


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!

Day2016 Trek 29 Campsite2015 Trek 29 CampsiteProgram Differences
1Trailbound Tent City  
2Indian Writings  
3Cook Canyon  
4Ring Place  
5Whiteman Vega  
6Greenwood Canyon  
7Copper Park  
8Copper Park  
9Pueblano  
10Ponil  
11Dean Cow  
12Homebound Tent City