BACKPACKING EXPEDITIONS - Participants on backpacking expeditions hike through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of Philmont Scout Ranch, ranging in elevation from 6,600 feet at Headquarters to 12,441 feet at the top of Baldy Mountain. Fascinating back country programs and more than 350 miles of challenging trails await those who seek to discover the wonder of Scouting’s Paradise as over 930,000 Scouts, Venturers and leaders have since 1939.

The arrival dates for 2013, 12-day Expeditions are June 8 thru August 9. The cost for the 12 day Expedition is $770 per person. Arrival dates for treks of a shorter duration are August 10 thru 14. The cost for the 7 day Expedition is$450 per person. The crew size is 7-12 members, including leaders.

Philmont Backpacking Expedition Reservations for the year 2013 will be accepted in two ways: Council

contingent reservation and individual unit reservations.


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