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Minor addendum - If the crew doesn't want to hike over Black Mountain, there is an alternate route. From Shaefers Pass go down to North Fork Urraca, water up and take to creekside trail t...

In Philmont » What 2015 Itinerary Did You Get?
April 13, 5:31am

#3
Cimarroncito to Clarks Fork is about 2.5 miles - water up there. Clarks Fork to Shaefers Pass is about 2 miles. That will be a fairly short day. It may be too early to do dinner for lunch at Clarks...

In Philmont » What 2015 Itinerary Did You Get?
April 13, 5:30am

Water Board
There's no way to print in advance copies of the water board, it's a dynamic thing. I should say water BOARDS, there are 3 to cover the Ranch and the Valle. It's difficult to see in ...

In Philmont » What 2015 Itinerary Did You Get?
April 10, 6:03am

Internet
Mostly didn't. The "Philmont Advisors Guide" began about 20 years ago. There were a few websites available and a mail list. Selden Ball had the most comprehensive site (www.lepp.corne...

In Philmont » What 2015 Itinerary Did You Get?
April 09, 1:49pm

2002 Ponil Complex Fire
Santa Claus Canyon 10 years later It's taken 10 years for the regeneration to get this far. Some parts are far worse. I was surprised to see dead timber still standing. Also, some of the b...

In Philmont » What 2015 Itinerary Did You Get?
April 08, 5:06am

Valle Vidal
Never been there, though our 2002 trek was supposed to be in the area. That was the year of the Ponil Complex fire - North Country closed for the duration. Roughly 10,000 acres of the Ranch was bur...

In Philmont » What 2015 Itinerary Did You Get?
April 07, 5:43am

Archive
2004 Guidebook to Adventure: "A quality pair of broken-in hiking boots are a necessity at Philmont." No real change in 10 years. As for the Rangers, trail-runners were observed o...

In Philmont » Are boots required now?
April 07, 5:10am

Boots
2014 Guidebook to Adventure: "High quality hiking boots that are broken-in are required for the trails at Philmont." Boots are not defined. There is usually a debate on this subject...

In Philmont » Are boots required now?
April 06, 6:52am

Trek 23
You've got a long, dry hike once you leave Clarks Fork on your way to Tooth Ridge camp. You may want to have dinner (which requires a fair amount of water to cook and clean) for lunch once you...

In Philmont » What 2015 Itinerary Did You Get?
April 06, 6:39am

more cooking
I've found that you can closely approximate breakfast and lunch from your local grocery store. Menus from 2014 are available on the PSR site on the "Camping" tab. I would recommend ge...

In Philmont » Philmont Cooking Technique
March 26, 5:54am

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