Guidebook to Adventure

The Guidebook to Adventure includes everything you need to know about camping in Philmont's rugged backcountry. Whether you're preparing or training for a Philmont adventure, seeking out the right equipment for the trail, or interested in the features of Philmont's programs, this is the booklet for you.


About Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.