Philmont Scout Ranch is excited to announce 9-day treks as an additional program option available to those who want to participate in a Philmont trek. 9-day treks are an excellent option for those who want to spend more than a week in Philmont’s backcountry, but may not be able to make it out for a […]
Lumber Jills make it to Pueblano
Video by Zoe Hambley Editor’s Note: As part of Philmont’s busiest season ever, a record number of participants and seasonal staff are visiting the ranch and reaching new milestones. Three staff camps have female Program Counselors for the first time ever this year: Metcalf Station, Crater Lake and Pueblano. As part of our series Women […]
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.
A Philmont staffer combines the power of music with the beauty of the Backcountry.
Philmont’s family tradition
Members of the Dunn family have been coming to Philmont for 61 years.
Challenge at Chase Cow
One of Philmont’s newest camps has become a haven for rock climbing Scouts.
Keeping the faith at Philmont
One crew’s journey exploring faith and adventure in the Backcountry.
Meet Laura Phillips
They said she had to be stronger to survive in the Backcountry. She proved them wrong.