Compare 2018 Trek 701 to 2017 Trek 701

2018 description: 'This action packed itinerary will encourage your crew to work together as you explore Philmont's South Country. Begin by camping next to cool rushing water at Rayado River Camp. Stop by Abreu for root beer at the Cantina before continuing to Carson Meadows, where your crew will work together to assist Philmont staff with an important search and rescue mission. From there, enjoy hiking to The Notch where incredible views of Rayado Canyon and the plains to the east will be a pleasant reward. Your crew will enjoy more views of Crater and Lookout Peaks as you venture towards Agua Fria Camp for the night. On the way, tour Mr. Phillips fishing lodge and enjoy fishing the same waters he loved so dearly. From Agua Fria, begin your journey north to Phillips Junction and Beaubien for branding, chuckwagon dinner, and a cowboy campfire. Be sure to wake up early to check out the wreckage of a B-24 bomber that crashed on top of Trail Peak in 1942 on your way to visit the Continental Tie & Lumber Company at Crater Lake. There, you will climb spar poles, cut railroad ties, and take part in the loggers' Company Meeting at a picturesque campfire bowl overlooking the Tooth of Time. Enjoy working with the Conservation Department on a new trail construction project before finishing your trek by hiking over Lovers Leap! Next stop… Base Camp!'

2017 description: 'This action packed itinerary will encourage your crew to work together as you explore Philmont's Central Country. Start by hiking to Vaca for the night and reload/shoot shotguns at Harlan on the following morning at a picturesque shooting range. Enjoy learning and working on a trailbuilding project with Philmont's Conservation Department on your hike to Lost Gap. Your crew will then have the opportunity to hike to Window Rock before hiking up beautiful Grouse and Sawmill Canyons on the way to Upper Sawmill. From there, enjoy incredible views of Touch Me Not and Baldy Mountain while hiking to Thunder Ridge and Cyphers Mine for the night. Once there, Charlie Cyphers and his miners will teach you how to blacksmith, mine for gold, and treat you to mining music at The Stomp! From there, enjoy the cool hike down the North Fork Cimarroncito Creek and tour Waite Phillips Hunting Lodge. Be sure to stop and check out the Demonstration Forest before branding and roping at Clarks Fork. Fill up your water bottles and hike to Ponderosa Park for the night and be sure to rest up as your final challenge awaits… the Tooth of Time!'

Day2018 Trek 701 Campsite2017 Trek 701 CampsiteProgram Differences
1Trailbound Tent City  
2Rayado River  
3Carson Meadows Tour Abreu Homestead included in 2018 trek 701
New Mexican Homestead not included in 2018 trek 701
4Agua Fria  
6Crater Lake  
7Homebound Tent City