Troop 61 2011 High Adventure
Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron, New Mexico
Trek 723-J
July 23rd - August 5th, 2011



WaitingBen_Sleep
Waiting for the Train at Union Station.                                                               Resting on the Train, how cute.


Off_trainBus
Getting off the Train in Raton                                                                               Taking Bus from Raton to Philmont

ToothRain
The Tooth of Time, from Base Camp.                                                                Waiting for the Rain to come to Tent City at Base Camp.

Chris_trainSam_Excited
Our Ranger Chris showing us how to cook dinner.                                          Sam is excited to be holding his hiking pole.

Leader_RestSam_Rest
Trying to catch a little rest.                                                                                  Sam making sure that everyone is excited.

CimaroncitoSawmill
The whole team at Cimarroncito, getting ready to Rock Climb.                     The group at Sawmill with the great view.

Sawmill_SunriseBear
Sunrise at Sawmill.                                                                                            Hard to see, but the bear that we saw while we were on the trail.

RedRoofSam_Shoot
A Red Roof Inn.                                                                                                       Sam shooting the black powder gun.

Visitor_CampFire
A Visitor Near Our Campsite.                                                                           Now that's a fire (It's the Stove on Fire.)

DonkeyHail
We find a friend on the trail.                                                                              A hail storm to interrupt our lunch.

Hike_RainRain_Hike
Hiking in the Rain, and going up a Mountain.                                                   Doing the catepillar up the hill in the Rain.

SunsetSam_Soak
Sunset near Apache Springs Camp.                                                                Sam soaking his foot on the way to Fish Camp.

Break_CreekAlex_Smile
Taking a break near the creek.                                                                            Alex taking a break.

Sam_SkullLunch_Rain
Sam finds a skull on the trail.                                                                             Enjoying our lunch under the tarp while it Rains.


Ben_FlyfishLearn_Flyfish
Ben Jammin gets ready to fly fish.                                                  Teaching te boys how to fly fish.

BenA_fishBenA_fish
Ben fly fishing.                                                                                                    The fish that Ben caught, congratulations.

Donny_HillGame_Night
Donny up on a hill, getting a nice view.                              The boys at fish camp after a crazy game of Apples to Apples.

Group_PolesAlex-rest
The Group with the Tooth of Time in the background.                                    Now that's how to take a break.

Jammin_PoleKathryn_Top
Ben Jammin on the way to the Top.                                  Kathryn after she reached the Top, Way to go.

Alex_TopSam_Top
Alex at the Top, Way to Go.                                                Sam posing at the top, doesn't he look good.

Sam_TortillaDeer
One of the many uses of Tortillas, but they were good.                                   The deer feeding near the lake in the early evening.

Donny_ChickenGoat_milk
Donny catches a friend.                                                      Ben Jammin miking the goat.

Stream_CrossGroup_End
The Group crossing a stream.                                                                            Part of the group, on our last day of hiking.

Donny_PackRest_End
Donny.                                                                                    We made it, resting at the end of our 10 days of hiking.

Final_CampfireSam_Award
The Boys at the final Campfire.                                                                         Sam displaying the We Made it Award.

Buffalo_BurgerHome
Enjoying Buffalo Burgers in Cimmaron.                                                            Getting off the train in Kansas City, We're finally home.



Created 8/18/11 - 2:23pm
Pictures courtesy of Benjamin Simon