Philmont Scout Ranch is excited to announce that the 2019 summer camping season is the largest in its 81 year history, with 24,029 Scouts hiking through the Sangre De Christo mountains this summer. This peak season comes after Philmont was forced to cancel the 2018 season due to fires. The previous record was set in […]
Month: August 2019
Philmont by the numbers
With one of Philmont’s busiest seasons in the books, the numbers show just how massive Summer 2019 was.
Garcia Cow honors Seton legacy
Scouts who trek across the rolling hills leading to Garcia Cow are in for a program they may not be expecting– simple relaxation.
Valle partnership brings benefit to land
Thousands of Scouts trek through the Valle Vidal each year, which is made possible by Philmont’s relationship with the Carson National Forest.
A long way from home
They started preparing 6,000 miles away hiking the peaks of Japan. Now they’ve finally arrived in Philmont’s Backcountry.