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  • Itinerary #14
  • The group will leave for Raton, NM on Sunday July 5.
  • The group will arrive at Philmont on Monday July 6.
  • The group will return to Flower Mound on July 18.

Itinerary for 2015 Philmont Expedition

Date

Activity

late Sept 2013

Philmont emails registration information to units. Complete!

Nov 11-15, 2013

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

Dec 06, 2013

Notified that we had one crew for 2015! Complete!

Feb 28, 2014

Reservation fee of $100 per participant due at Philmont. Complete!

Oct 01, 2014

Payment of $377.50 per participant due at Philmont. Complete!

March 01, 2015

Final payment of $377.50 per participant due at Philmont. Complete!

March 18, 2015

Receive advisor's packet with Itinerary guidebook. Complete!

April 01, 2015

Itinerary selection on line. Complete!

** The adventure begins. Itinerary #14 chosen. Description: Challenging - 79 miles **

May 05 [Itinerary start date - 2 months]

Submit tour permit for approval. Complete!

July 05 [Itinerary start date - 1 day]

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

July 06 -Itinerary start date (Day 1)

(1) Arrive at Philmont, Opening campfire.

July 07 - Day 2

(2) Hells Fire Canyon - Visit the Historic Chase Ranch; Ranger Training

July 08 - Day 3

(3) Indian Writings - See the world's 1st confirmed Tyrannosaurus Rex Track; Archaeology, Tour Petroglyphs, Atlatl.

July 09 - Day 4

(4) Ponil - Wester Lore, Branding, Horse Rides, Chuck Wagon Dinner, Cantina Show

July 10 - Day 5

(5) Dean Cow - Rock Climbing & Rappelling

July 11 - Day 6

(6) Vaca - Burro Racing @ Harlan (evening); Trail Camp

July 12 - Day 7

(7) Ute Springs - Trail Camp, Conversation

July 13 - Day 8

(8) Sawmill - .30-06 Rifle Shooting & Reloading

July 14 - Day 9

(9) Red Hills - Hike over Comanche Peak & Mt. Phillips

July 15 - Day 10

(10) Hunting Lodge - Climb Big Red & Black Mountain; Tour Waite Phillips Hunting Lodge

July 16 - Day 11

(11) Tooth Ridge - Visit Demonstration Forest, Climb Tooth of Time; Dry Camp - Water @ Clarks Fork

July 17 - Day 12

(12) Hike in via Tooth Ridge; Back to base camp - Awards Campfire.

July 18 - Day 13

Depart from Philmont.

Please note, 2015 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

link

  • Philmont health form

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  • Philmont's "Council & Unit Planning Guide"

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  • Philmont's "Guidebook to Adventure"

Guidebook to Adventure

  • Philmont itinerary descriptions

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  • Philmont shake down guides

Guide#1, Guide#2

  • Selden’s list of Philmont sites

link

  • High adventure Philmont sites and webrings

link

  • Philmont scout ranch

link

  • Philmont's trading post

link

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