Compare 2014 Trek 32 to 2013 Trek 32

2014 description: 'This wonderful trek will enable your crew to see the majority of Philmont as you do program in the South, Central, and North Country. Hike along the rushing Rayado Creek, stay at rugged Rimrock Park, and drink a cool root beer at the Abreu cantina before making your way to Urraca Mesa. Once there, initiative games and challenge events will encourage your crew to work together and you will be treated to music and wild tales of Urraca’s haunted past. Wake up early and hike to Inspiration Point for the sunrise and watch as first light hits the Tooth of Time. From there, camp at Tooth Ridge and climb the Tooth of Time! Hike west on Tooth Ridge, eat a chuckwagon dinner, and kick back at a cowboy campfire at Clark’s Fork. The next morning, you'll be able to ride horses, hike past the Demonstration Forest, and tour Waite Phillips Hunting Lodge. Start your journey to the North Country via Window Rock and Hidden Valley. Enjoy working on a trail project with the Conservation Department near Visto Grande and camp at Santa Claus the following day. Enjoy shooting the booming .50 caliber black powder rifles at Miranda before continuing on to pristine Ewells Park. Check to see if the southeast campsite is available and watch the sun sink behind Baldy Mountain while you're eating dinner! The two day stay there will enable your crew to visit historic Baldy Town, climb Baldy Mountain and explore Lucien Maxwell’s Aztec Mine. Hike down the South Ponil for Cowboy Action Shooting and a Cantina Show. Then, enjoy the view from Dean Skyline while hiking to Dean Cow to test your climbing skills. Visit the Historic Chase Ranch and you'll be Base Camp bound!'

2013 description: 'This trek will give your crew an opportunity to climb most of Philmont’s peaks, hike over Wilson Mesa, and see the best sunrise the Ranch has to offer at Comanche Peak! Start your trek by hiking over Lovers Leap. You will then climb spar poles and cut cross ties with the Continental Tie and Lumber Company at Crater Lake before camping at one of our most beautiful trail camps… Lower Bonito. Head to Beaubien to brand your boots or hike down to Fish Camp to tour Waite Phillips’ fishing lodge. Walk the banks of the Rayado all the way up to Porcupine and make your way to Crooked Creek for the night, where you will learn how the old homesteaders survived living in the mountains. Next, view Wheeler Peak, the Moreno Valley, and Baldy Mountain from the top of Mount Phillips before stopping at Comanche Peak for the night. Be sure to wake up early and hike just to the north of Comanche Peak Camp, where you will be able to view one of the best sunrises in the southwest at just above 11,000 feet. Enjoy the beautiful hike down cool Sawmill and Grouse Canyons on your way to Ute Springs. Begin your journey to the North Country and hike up Bear Canyon on your way to Santa Claus. The booming .50 caliber black powder rifles will beckon you to Miranda before camping at Ewells Park for the night. A two day stay at the pristine meadow will enable your crew to summit rugged Baldy Mountain, explore Lucien Maxwell’s Aztec Mine, and visit historic Baldy Town. Climb spar poles and cut cross ties with the Continental Tie and Lumber Company before hiking over Wilson Mesa to Dan Beard. At Dan Beard, your crew will have a chance to participate in initiative games and challenge events that are sure to capitalize on the teamwork they developed during the trek. Your last stop will be at Indian Writings, where you will tour the fascinating petroglyphs left by the ancient Ancestral Puebloan people around 1300 AD. Cap off your trek by seeing the world’s only known T-Rex track … its right here in the North Ponil Valley!'

Day2014 Trek 32 Campsite2013 Trek 32 CampsiteProgram Differences
1Trailbound Tent City  
2Rimrock Park  
4Miner's Park  
5Clarks Fork  
6Upper Bench  
7Santa Claus  
8Ewells Park  
9Ewells Park  
11Dean Cow  
12Homebound Tent City