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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

Rangers
+1 on Tony's expansion... It's not a debate, it's about having a successful trek, AKA FUN! In sitting around the campfire (ok, not campfire but a reasonable alternative) and just ...

In Philmont » Philmont Cooking Technique
March 23, 9:14am

The Phil-way
Observations from the past (a bit of hearsay too :D) ) Use Phil bear ropes. Most attempts to use lighter-weight ropes, even if specs say they're stronger, will be turned down. We've t...

In Philmont » Philmont Cooking Technique
March 20, 6:00am

Pots!
Well, they're not titanium, but I've got a couple of the 8 qt pots Philmont uses... Come in handy for our Phil-shakedowns ;) Feel free to contact me with any questions. There are a lot ...

In Philmont » Philmont Cooking Technique
March 19, 10:31am

Phil meals
Much has been written about "alternative" cooking methods at Philmont. The "official" procedures are now available on the Philmont site - http://philmontscoutranch.org/Campi...

In Philmont » Philmont Cooking Technique
March 19, 7:03am

Group size
I do agree on the group size suggestion. I would tend to split the group mentioned in two with groups starting at each end. This way not shuttles are needed, just an exchange of vehicle keys at the...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Need help finding a venue for a scout backpacking trip, for a Delaware based troop
February 24, 5:54am

Newark
Appalachian Trail Newark to Duncannon, PA = under 100 miles Newark to Palmerton, PA = about 115 miles Between Duncannon and Palmerton is 110 miles of AT. There are a fair number of road cros...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Need help finding a venue for a scout backpacking trip, for a Delaware based troop
February 23, 6:02am

TREKS books
The Archive of TREKS books and other documents is located: http://philmontscoutranch.org/Museums/Archives.aspx TREKS books are under Camping Programs/12-day and 7-day Treks/Itineraries Com...

In Philmont » 2016 Itineraries
January 06, 9:15am

Great start
Sounds like you all had a great time! You've hit the perfect way to get started - short trip (not necessarily easy)-- fun trip!

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Girl Scout Backpacking - Our Troop’s First Trip
November 18, 9:05am

2 cents more...
Our crew at Philmont this year (3 adults, 4 scouts) had 3 in boots, 4 in lighter weight shoes - all survived. Breakdown was one adult (former military) and his son in boots, one youth in boots (his...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Economy Trail Runners?
August 21, 10:38am

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