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  • Total expedition fee is $895 per person.
  • Itinerary #4
  • The group will leave for Raton, NM on Thursday July 6.
  • The group will arrive at Philmont on Friday July 7.
  • The group will return to Flower Mound on July 19.

Itinerary for 2017 Philmont Expedition

Date

Activity

Oct 28 - Nov 17, 2015

Units use web-based tool to make reservation requests at Philmont. [NOTE: Longhorn Council is in Southern region.]

Dec 04, 2015

Notified that we had one crew for 2017!

Jan 30, 2016

Reservation fee of $100 per participant due at Philmont.

Oct 01, 2016

Payment of $397.50 per participant due at Philmont.

March 01, 2017

Final payment of $397.50 per participant due at Philmont.

March 27, 2017

Receive advisor's packet with Itinerary guidebook.

April 04, 2017

Itinerary selection on line.

** The adventure begins. Itinerary #4 chosen. Description: Challenging - 59 miles **

June 16

Roster must be submitted by this date.

July 06 [Itinerary start date - 1 day]

Leave for Philmont, stay overnight in armory near Raton, NM.

July 07 -Itinerary start date (Day 1)

(1) Arrive at Philmont, Opening campfire.

July 08 - Day 2

(2) Vaca - Ranger Training; Trail Camp

July 09 - Day 3

(3) Lost Gap - 12 Ga. Shotgun Shooting & Reloading @ Harlan; Trail Camp; Water @ Deer Lake

July 10 - Day 4

(4) Cimarroncito - Rock Climbing & Rappelling

July 11 - Day 5

(5) Cimarroncito - Conservation @ Hidden Valley; Cabin Tour @ Hunting Lodge

July 12 - Day 6

(6) Shaefers Pass - Visit Demonstration Forest; Trail Camp; Water @ Clarks Fork

July 13 - Day 7

(7) Black Mountain - Climbing the Tooth of Time; Hike via North Fork Urraca; Muzzle Loading Rifles, Blacksmithing

July 14 - Day 8

(8) Beaubien - Western Lore, Horse Rides, Chuckwagon Dinner, Campfire

July 15 - Day 9

(9) Beaubien - Fly Tying, Fishing & Cabin Tour @ Fish Camp

July 16 - Day 10

(10) Bear Caves - Climb Trail Peak; Continental Tie & Lumber Company @ Crater Lake

July 17 - Day 11

(11) Abreu - Mexican Homestead, Cantina, Mexican Dinner

July 18 - Day 12

(12) Back to base camp - Navigation/GPS @ Zastrow; Hike to Zastrow Turnaround; Awards Campfire.

July 19 - Day 13

Depart from Philmont.

Please note, 2017 Philmont youth participants must be 14 years of age OR have completed the eighth grade and be at least 13 prior to participation.   Also, each crew (7-12 participants) must have a majority of youth and is limited to a maximum of four (4) adults over 21 years of age. No crew of  fewer than 7 or greater than 12 will be allowed.

Links

  • Philmont registration packet

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  • Philmont trek information source

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  • Philmont health form

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  • Philmont's "Council & Unit Planning Guide"

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  • Philmont's "Guidebook to Adventure"

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  • Philmont itinerary descriptions

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  • Philmont shake down guides

Guide#1, Guide#2

  • Selden’s list of Philmont sites

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  • High adventure Philmont sites and webrings

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  • Philmont scout ranch

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  • Philmont's trading post

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