Compare 2018 Trek 29 to 2017 Trek 29


2018 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 first confirmed T-Rex track… it's right here in the North Ponil Canyon. Tour the fascinating petroglyphs left by the ancient Ancestral Puebloan people prior to 1300 CE at Indian Writings. From there, head up to Metcalf Station and on to Cook Canyon for the night. Enjoy a long journey through the Valle Vidal as you hike up to Whiteman Vega. The next morning, you will be treated to a mountain bike ride on one of New Mexico's best trails. Learn about weather forecasting at Ring Place on your way to Iris Park. 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 conservation, Cowboy Action Shooting, branding, roping, a chuckwagon dinner, and a cantina show. 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!'

2017 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 first confirmed T-Rex track… it's right here in the North Ponil Canyon. Tour the fascinating petroglyphs left by the ancient Ancestral Puebloan people prior to 1300 CE at Indian Writings. From there, head up to Metcalf Station and on to Cook Canyon for the night. Work on a stream restoration project with the Conservation Department before hiking towards Whiteman Vega. The next morning, you will be treated to a mountain bike ride on one of New Mexico's best trails. Learn about weather forecasting at Ring Place on your way to Iris Park. 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, and a cantina show. 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!'

Day2018 Trek 29 Campsite2017 Trek 29 CampsiteProgram Differences
1Trailbound Tent City  
2Indian Writings  
3Cook Canyon  
4Whiteman Vega Mountain Biking included in 2018 trek 29
Conservation not included in 2018 trek 29
 
5Iris Park Mountain Biking not included in 2018 trek 29
 
6Greenwood Canyon  
7Copper Park  
8Copper Park  
9Pueblano Evening Campfire included in 2018 trek 29
 
10Ponil Conservation included in 2018 trek 29
 
11Dean Cow  
12Homebound Tent City