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Aspen Springs
A Campsite at Aspen Springs Campsite Map at Aspen Springs The trail through Aspen Springs
Beaubien
Waiting for the Chuck Wagon Dinner The Chuck Wagon Pavilion at Beaubien The Staff at Beaubien The Main Cabin at Beaubien The corral as viewed from the Main Cabin at Beaubien 'Cuervo' meets James The crew returns from the Trail Ride
Black Mountain
Black Powder at Black Mountain Black Powder at Black Mountain Blacksmithing at Black Mountain Staff cabin at Black Mountain The Forge at Black Mountain Black Powder at Black Mountain Checking in at Black Mountain Crew Leader showing the crew the tools of the trade Black Powder at Black Mountain
Chase Ranch
Chase Ranch from NM204 Shed at Chase Ranch Horse trailer at Chase Ranch Chase Ranch Main House Horse trailer at Chase Ranch
Chase Turnaround
Chase Ranch Pack Line
Cimarroncito
Hiking through Hidden Valley Conservation briefing at Cito Safety briefing at Cito Safety briefing at Cito Thinning the trees in the meadow at Cito Cutting & Stacking at Cito Cutting & Stacking at Cito Cutting & Stacking at Cito
Clarks Fork
Throwing 'shoes in front of the Clark's Fork Cabin The corral at Clarks Fork Evening Campfire at Clarks Fork Evening Campfire at Clarks Fork Branding the Crew Leader Boot Branding at Clarks Fork Horsemanshup briefing at Clarks Fork
Clear Creek
Throwing Hawks at Clear Creek The trapper cabin tour at Clear Creek Hanging on the porch at Clear Creek Campsite at Bear Caves Hawk Thowing Instruction at Clear Creek Hawk Thowing at Clear Creek
Comanche Creek
Confusing Trail signs at Bear Rope stuck on the cable Bear Rope stuck on the cable Bear Rope stuck on the cable
Comanche Peak
View from Comanche Peak Camp
Crooked Creek
The Meadow at Crooked Creek - Cabin to the left, Trail to Wild Horse to the right A view of Trail Peak from the meadow at Crooked Creek (You can just make out the cabin under the trees)
Cyphers Mine
Crossing the bridge at Cypher's Mine The main Cabin at Cypher's as seen from the Stomp Cabin Stomp! Stomp!
Homebound Tent City
We all made it! Back to the Welcome Center Sunporch at the Villa Living Room & Main Staircase Living Room At the Piano in the Living Room The Piano - A Player-Grand The Breakfast Room - Note the UU Bar Brand (pronounced W) above the Firepace The Dining Room The Window over the Main Stairs The Window Window Rock is named for Waite's Bedroom Waite's Bedroom Waite's BSA Membership Card The trophy room The Closet in the Trophy Room - Note the notches for gun barrels high on the wall Outside the Villa Philmonte The parlor at the Villa Philmonte Handprint in the plaster at the Villa Inpiration for the Arrowhead award on the back of Tooth Ridge
Hunting Lodge
Waite show's off his hunting lodge The crew observes something interesting on the ceiling at the Hunting Lodge The Hunting Lodge Bowling at the Hunting Lodge The back side of Window rock from the Hunting Lodge The Hunting Lodge's Kitchen Timmy the Bear - Graduate of Philmont's three strikes program Birthday Cake at Hunting Lodge Bowling at Hunting Lodge Bowling at Hunting Lodge
Lover's Leap
Ranger Training:  Bear Bags & the Lark's Head Knot Ranger Training: Tying off the bear bags Ranger Training:  Dinner Prep Ranger Training: Dinner Prep Ranger Training: Eating Dinner! Ranger Training: Cleanup at the sump (PVC by the rock) Lover's Leap from Lover's Leap Camp
Lovers Leap Turnaround
Finally - On the Bus Gathering at the turnaround
Miner's Park
Visiting a Beaver Dam near North Fork Urraca Campsite #1 Visiting a Beaver Dam near North Fork Urraca Campsite #1 Fish in the Beaver Pond near North Fork Urraca Campsite #1 The view from the porch at Miner's Park The Staff Cabin at Miner's Park A typical shower/wash house, this one at Miner's Park Porch Swing at Miner's Park
Off the ranch
10 of spades on the ceiling of the Casa de Galvian Horses at the Casa de Galvian Pronghorn Antelope on the plain of the Casa de Galvian Cattle HQ, Camping HQ, rhe Seton and the Villa from the Casa de Galvian Camping HQ from the Casa de Galvian The The 'Vaca Trail' marker reloacted to Camping HQ The inspiration for the Arrowhead patch
On the trail
Ray Hayden, Facilities Director & Tanka Water Filtration Plant  On tooth ridge above the opening campfire bowl Urraca Mesa from the Filtration Plant Window Rock in the fog Ranger Training at the turnaround: Map & Compass On top of Lover's Leap Climbing Trail Peak from the Fowler Pass Side The Mic-O-Say memorial at the wreck The Mic-O-Cay plaque Looking twords Beaubien from Trail Peak The wing of Liberator 41-1133 The wing of Liberator 41-1133 Memorial to Liberator 41-1133 Hiking up Hidden Valley Climbing up the backside of the Tooth Window Rock The trail between Shaeffer's Pass and Tooth Ridge Camp Crossing the North Fork, Urraca . Again Crossing the North Fork, Urraca . Again Pasture above Beaubien Window Rock Hunting Lodge as seen from Window Rock On the trail between Clarks Fork & Catherdral Rock
Phillips Junction
The commissary at Phillips Junction
Ponil
Cowboy Action Shooting Cowboy Action Shooting Cowboy Action Shooting New Staff Cabin View from new Staff Cabin Porch Campsites at Ponil - Note recovering burn area from 2000 Ponil Complex Fire Closeup of PhilTurn mark on original Rocky Mountian Scout Camp builiding Original PhilTurn Rocky Mountain Scout Camp building at Ponil Long View - Ponil aka PhilTurn Rocky Mountain Scout Camp
Ponil Turnaround
Ponil Turnaround Ponil Turnaround
Rayado
Main House at Rayado Sign on NM21 at Rayado Chapel at Rayado Main House at Rayado Santa Fe Trail marker at Rayado Adobe at Rayado Adobe at Rayado Sign at Rayado to CHQ
Rayado River
Campsite #2 at Rayado River Camp
Sawmill
30/06 Reloading at Sawmill The range at Sawmill Shooting 30/06 at Sawmill Reloading 30.06 shells Birds on the porch at Sawmill Cooking Dinner in front of Sawmill
Six Mile Gate
Six Mile Gate
Stockade
The Stockade froom the Tooth of Time
Tooth Ridge
Campsite 13 at Tooth Ridge Camp On the rocks at sunset at Tooth Ridge Camp Hiking up the Tooth Urraca Mesa from the Tooth of Time Undercast on the Tooth
Trailbound Tent City
Check In at the Welcome Center Waiting for the Ranger to appear Kevin Walker, Our Ranger for the next couple of days The Ranger's A little Ranger Training while we wait of our turn in Logistics A Trek Planner reviews our intinerary with our crew leaders in Logisitics Waiting for the medical re-check Circled up in tent city The Crew Photo Welcome to Philmont! Bell 'talk' at lunch Webmaster's first Crew Photo in Base Camp - Note Crew Size and Ranger's Uniform (lower right) The water kiosk near the Welcome Center
Urraca
The Staff Cabin at Urraca (Notice the Mesa in the back) The meadow at Urraca with Inspiration point in the background Challenge Events Challenge Events - Goin' over the wall The chair at campsite #7 Challenge Events at Urraca Sunrise from Inspiration Point near Urraca
Zastrow
Woodbadge Axe & Log Sundial at Zastrow The Staff Cabn at Zastrow The Woodbadge museum at Zastrow
Zastrow Turnaround
Ranger teaches lang navigation at the Zastrow Turnaround

Program Features



Hanging on the porch at Clear Creek Webmaster's first Crew Photo in Base Camp - Note Crew Size and Ranger's Uniform (lower right) Crossing the North Fork, Urraca . Again Crossing the North Fork, Urraca . Again Pasture above Beaubien View from Comanche Peak Camp Cooking Dinner in front of Sawmill The trail through Aspen Springs Birthday Cake at Hunting Lodge On the trail between Clarks Fork & Catherdral Rock
Blacksmithing
Blacksmithing at Black Mountain The Forge at Black Mountain Crew Leader showing the crew the tools of the trade
Bus to
Chase Ranch Pack Line Six Mile Gate Ponil Turnaround Ponil Turnaround Finally - On the Bus
Campsite
Campsites at Ponil - Note recovering burn area from 2000 Ponil Complex Fire Circled up in tent city The chair at campsite #7 Campsite 13 at Tooth Ridge Camp Campsite at Bear Caves Bowling at the Hunting Lodge Campsite #2 at Rayado River Camp A Campsite at Aspen Springs
Challenge Events
Challenge Events Challenge Events - Goin' over the wall Challenge Events at Urraca
Chuck Wagon Dinner
Waiting for the Chuck Wagon Dinner The Chuck Wagon Pavilion at Beaubien
Conservation
Conservation briefing at Cito Safety briefing at Cito Safety briefing at Cito Thinning the trees in the meadow at Cito Cutting & Stacking at Cito Cutting & Stacking at Cito Cutting & Stacking at Cito
Cowboy Action Shooting
Cowboy Action Shooting Cowboy Action Shooting Cowboy Action Shooting
Cowboy Campfire
The Staff at Beaubien Evening Campfire at Clarks Fork Evening Campfire at Clarks Fork
Environmental Awareness
Visiting a Beaver Dam near North Fork Urraca Campsite #1 Visiting a Beaver Dam near North Fork Urraca Campsite #1 Fish in the Beaver Pond near North Fork Urraca Campsite #1
Food Pickup
The commissary at Phillips Junction
Hike in via Tooth Ridge Trail
We all made it! The trail between Shaeffer's Pass and Tooth Ridge Camp
Hike over Trail Peak
Climbing Trail Peak from the Fowler Pass Side The Mic-O-Say memorial at the wreck The Mic-O-Cay plaque Looking twords Beaubien from Trail Peak The wing of Liberator 41-1133 The wing of Liberator 41-1133 Memorial to Liberator 41-1133 A view of Trail Peak from the meadow at Crooked Creek (You can just make out the cabin under the trees)
Hike via Hidden Valley / Window Rock
Window Rock in the fog Hiking up Hidden Valley Window Rock Hiking through Hidden Valley Window Rock Hunting Lodge as seen from Window Rock
Hike via Lovers Leap
On top of Lover's Leap
Horse Rides
The corral as viewed from the Main Cabin at Beaubien 'Cuervo' meets James The crew returns from the Trail Ride The corral at Clarks Fork Horsemanshup briefing at Clarks Fork
Infrastructure
Water Filtration Plant  On tooth ridge above the opening campfire bowl Bell 'talk' at lunch The water kiosk near the Welcome Center Confusing Trail signs at A typical shower/wash house, this one at Miner's Park Bear Rope stuck on the cable Bear Rope stuck on the cable Bear Rope stuck on the cable Campsite Map at Aspen Springs
Mountain Livin'
Throwing Hawks at Clear Creek Hawk Thowing Instruction at Clear Creek Hawk Thowing at Clear Creek
Muzzle Loading Rifles
Black Powder at Black Mountain Black Powder at Black Mountain Black Powder at Black Mountain Black Powder at Black Mountain
Points of Interest
Ray Hayden, Facilities Director & Tanka The Hunting Lodge Lover's Leap from Lover's Leap Camp The back side of Window rock from the Hunting Lodge Inpiration for the Arrowhead award on the back of Tooth Ridge
Post Civil War Settlers
Checking in at Black Mountain
Ranger Training
Check In at the Welcome Center Waiting for the Ranger to appear Kevin Walker, Our Ranger for the next couple of days The Ranger's A little Ranger Training while we wait of our turn in Logistics A Trek Planner reviews our intinerary with our crew leaders in Logisitics Waiting for the medical re-check The Crew Photo Gathering at the turnaround Ranger Training at the turnaround: Map & Compass Ranger Training:  Bear Bags & the Lark's Head Knot Ranger Training: Tying off the bear bags Ranger Training:  Dinner Prep Ranger Training: Dinner Prep Ranger Training: Eating Dinner! Ranger Training: Cleanup at the sump (PVC by the rock) Ranger teaches lang navigation at the Zastrow Turnaround
Recreation
The meadow at Urraca with Inspiration point in the background Throwing 'shoes in front of the Clark's Fork Cabin The view from the porch at Miner's Park Bowling at Hunting Lodge Bowling at Hunting Lodge
Rocky Mountain Fur Company
The trapper cabin tour at Clear Creek
Shooting/Reloading - .30-06
30/06 Reloading at Sawmill The range at Sawmill Shooting 30/06 at Sawmill Reloading 30.06 shells
Staff Cabin
New Staff Cabin View from new Staff Cabin Porch The Staff Cabin at Urraca (Notice the Mesa in the back) The Main Cabin at Beaubien The main Cabin at Cypher's as seen from the Stomp Cabin Staff cabin at Black Mountain The Staff Cabin at Miner's Park The Staff Cabn at Zastrow Porch Swing at Miner's Park Adobe at Rayado Adobe at Rayado
Stomp
Stomp! Stomp!
Sunrise at Inspiration Point
Sunrise from Inspiration Point near Urraca
Tooth of Time
Hiking up the Tooth Urraca Mesa from the Tooth of Time Undercast on the Tooth The Stockade froom the Tooth of Time Climbing up the backside of the Tooth
Tour Historic Chase Ranch
Chase Ranch from NM204 Shed at Chase Ranch Horse trailer at Chase Ranch Chase Ranch Main House Horse trailer at Chase Ranch
Tour Hunting Lodge
Waite show's off his hunting lodge The crew observes something interesting on the ceiling at the Hunting Lodge The Hunting Lodge's Kitchen Timmy the Bear - Graduate of Philmont's three strikes program
Visit the Villa Philmonte
Sunporch at the Villa Living Room & Main Staircase Living Room At the Piano in the Living Room The Piano - A Player-Grand The Breakfast Room - Note the UU Bar Brand (pronounced W) above the Firepace The Dining Room The Window over the Main Stairs The Window Window Rock is named for Waite's Bedroom Waite's Bedroom Waite's BSA Membership Card The trophy room The Closet in the Trophy Room - Note the notches for gun barrels high on the wall Outside the Villa Philmonte The parlor at the Villa Philmonte Handprint in the plaster at the Villa
Western Lore / Branding
Branding the Crew Leader Boot Branding at Clarks Fork
Wildlife
Birds on the porch at Sawmill Horses at the Casa de Galvian Pronghorn Antelope on the plain of the Casa de Galvian
Woodbadge Museum
Woodbadge Axe & Log Sundial at Zastrow The Woodbadge museum at Zastrow

Routes

Routes supplied by JIM THOMPSON