Compare 2021 Trek 4 to 2020 Trek 4


2021 description: 'This challenging itinerary will take you to some of the South Country’s most scenic camps with excellent mountain top experiences, a plethora of evening campfires, and great program opportunities along the way. You will start your itinerary off at Webster Trailhead before spending the night at one of Philmont’s newest trail camps, Heck Meadow. Enjoy the beautiful sunrise before hiking for a quick visit with the forester at the Demonstration Forest, but move quickly to Cimarroncito so you can get scheduled for rockclimbing! Your next day takes you to Thunder Ridge along the scenic North Fork of the Cimarroncito Creek trail. If you like, you can make a stop at Cyphers Mine to try your luck at panning for gold or take a mine tour! The next day, your crew will climb over Comanche Peak on your way to your summit of Mount Phillips. Enjoy the wonderful views on top of Philmont's second highest peak, then hike down and visit the Rocky Mountain Fur Co. at Clear Creek for some tomahawks and muzzle loading rifles. Say hello to the homesteaders at Crooked Creek as you head to the scenic and tranquil Porcupine camp along the banks of Rayado Creek before heading to Beaubien for a layover for the next two days. While at Beaubien, your crew will enjoy seeing what life was like for the cowboys of the old west. Here you can go horseback riding, eat a chuckwagon dinner, and listen to western music at the campfire program in the evening. They have two different shows, catch them both! The next day takes you over Trail Peak at 10,250 ft. above sea level and the site of a B24 plane crash before you hike down to Bear Caves for the evening. Your crew should hike back to Crater Lake that evening for the Continental Tie and Lumber Company’s company meeting campfire with the iconic view of Tooth Ridge as the backdrop. Your crew will enjoy the challenge course of Urraca and their evening campfire the following day before hiking on to Tooth Ridge for your last night in the backcountry. After summitting your final challenge, the famous Tooth of Time, your final stop is right in front of you… Base Camp!'

2020 description: 'This challenging itinerary will take you to some of the South Country’s most scenic camps with excellent mountain top experiences, a plethora of evening campfires, and great program opportunities along the way. You will start your itinerary off at Webster Trailhead before spending the night at one of Philmont’s newest trail camps, Arrowhead. You can stop for a quick visit with the forester at the Demonstration Forest, but move quickly to Cimarroncito so you get get scheduled for rockclimbing! Your next day takes you to Lamberts Mine along the scenic Middle Fork of the Cimarroncito Creek trail. If you like, you can make the hike from Lamberts Mine to Cyphers Mine to enjoy The Stomp that night. The next day, your crew will climb over Comanche Peak on your way to Mount Phillips. Make sure to watch the sunset from the summit before spending the night at Philmont’s highest elevation trail camp. Wake up early to hike down and visit the Rocky Mountain Fur Co. at Clear Creek. If you have time, say hello to the homesteaders at Crooked Creek, too! The scenic and tranquil Porcupine camp is your next stop along the banks of Rayado Creek before heading to Beaubien for a layover for the next two days. While at Beaubien, your crew will enjoy seeing what life was like for the cowboys of the old west. Here you can go horseback riding, eat a chuckwagon dinner, and listen to western music at the campfire program in the evening. They have two different shows, catch them both! The next day takes you over Trail Peak at 10,250 ft. above sea level and the site of a B24 plane crash before you hike down to Bear Caves for the evening. Your crew should hike back to Crater Lake that evening for the Continental Tie and Lumber Company’s company meeting campfire with the iconic view of Tooth Ridge as the backdrop. Your crew will enjoy the challenge course of Urraca and their evening campfire the following day before hiking on to Tooth Ridge for your last night in the backcountry. After summitting your final challenge, the famous Tooth of Time, your final stop is right in front of you… Base Camp!'

Day2021 Trek 4 Campsite2020 Trek 4 CampsiteProgram Differences
1CHQ Trailbound  
2Heck MeadowArrowheadHike out from CHQ included in 2021 trek 4
 
3Cimarroncito Western Lore / Branding not included in 2021 trek 4
 
4Thunder RidgeLamberts MineGold Mining & Panning included in 2021 trek 4
Mine Tour included in 2021 trek 4
Campfire not included in 2021 trek 4
Hunting Lodge Tour not included in 2021 trek 4
 
5PorcupineMt PhillipsRocky Mountain Fur Company included in 2021 trek 4
Climb Mount Phillips included in 2021 trek 4
Tomahawks included in 2021 trek 4
Blacksmithing not included in 2021 trek 4
Gold Mining & Panning not included in 2021 trek 4
Water not included in 2021 trek 4
 
6Clear CreekPorcupineMuzzle Loading Rifles included in 2021 trek 4
Rocky Mountain Fur Company not included in 2021 trek 4
Climb Mount Phillips not included in 2021 trek 4
 
7Beaubien  
8Beaubien  
9Bear Caves  
10Urraca  
11Tooth Ridge  
12CHQ Homebound