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Philmont Information

Philmont Training Hike Parent Sign-up

Official Philmont web site:

Official Planning Guide:
Pages 12-13 contains useful information on transportation to Philmont, including a list of companies serving Philmont.
Pages 30-31 of this guide contains the list of equipment needed by scouts and crews, and equipment provided by Philmont.

Official Philmont YouTube channel:

General information from Wikipedia:

Detailed article on personal equipment needed at Philmont, written from the perspective of an lightweight backpacking expert:

Useful frequently asked questions from a New Jersey BSA council:

Training videos from the same site:

Very detailed tips and tricks from an adult that has been to Philmont 6 times:

Information from Glenn Perkins:

Tips from a recent Philmont outing - Tips from Tim Liffrig

Helpful general info - www.troop764.org/philmont


Trek comparison spreadsheet - www.troop764.org/Philmont/phil_treks_2005pdf


Index to helpful philmont websites - http://w4.lns.cornell.edu/~seb/philmont.html


Christian Klus,
May 7, 2012, 1:36 PM
Christian Klus,
May 7, 2012, 1:36 PM