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2019 Philmont Info

Sample Itinerary

Pack List – Thank you Bill Rose!

TIPs and good things to remember

  • Put socks in with your sleeping clothes, jogging shorts and t-shirt (can be cotton)
  • Gaiters are good – Dirtygirlgaiters
  • Bring zip ties for repairs
  • Bring stuff to get branded (water bottle, shoes, etc)
  • Get stuff branded as early as possible – hats, shoes, nalgenes
  • Get conservation project out of the way early
  • Buy hat before trek at philmont (baseball cap) for branding
  • Do the mine program
  • Pole climbing
  • Blacksmiting
  • Colt 45 shooting at Poneil
  • Black powder shooting
  • Advisors hold a roll of TP
  • Acquire some feed bags and bring to Philmont (or large duffles)
  • Tent/dining fly stakes – spray paint bright orange
  • Dining fly – must bring your own stakes
  • Use the swap boxes
  • stay off porches at staff camps until invited
  • via coffee is a good replacement, bring stevia and powder creamer in packets

Cooking

  • Jet boils – 2 per crew, fuel – 2 fuels/jet boil
  • Tupperware – shared by 2 people
  • 1 spork per person

Food

  • Took philmont food
  • Cooked in two’s

Uniforms

  • Full class A
  • No hats

Tips

  • Toilet paper is needed
  • Mail jet boils in advance
  • Sleep in cotton – shorts or long – stays in bottom of sleeping bag
  • Bring lighters – put in pack
  • Camelback – inside pack bladder or external 3L
  • Pack 4700 to 5200L
  • 1-2 people read the maps
  • Carry no more than 1/3 of your weight
  • 1 nice camera/crew – troop gear item?
  • Leave 1st thing, hike, breakfast, hike and do activity in afternoon

Gear

  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • 2 underwear
  • 2 shirts
  • 1 shorts
  • 1 zips
  • 1 knife
  • 1 socks
  • 1 fleece
  • 1 rain coat
  • 1 rain pants
  • Lots of carabiners
  • 50 ft reflective p-cord for bear bags
  • Boots – buy now and break-in – go for comfort – Osolo’s
    • Look at scoutfirst.com/BSA
  • Camp shoes – crocs or keens, no open toed shoes
  • Duct tape
  • Moleskin
  • 3 pairs socks
  • 5 liners

Philmont shake down hikes – do a fall trip

  • Cunningham falls
  • Black forest trail
  • horseshoe back trail

Crews and leadership

  • Get roster by end of December
  • ID crews and youth leadership in January

CPR/Wilderness First Aid – schedule ASAP

Crew/Troop Gear

  • 2 Water Containers
  • 2 Jetboils
  • 4 Fuel canisters
  • 1 First Aid Kit (Crew)
  • 1 Rainfly
  • 1 Rope [?]
  • 2 Bear Bags
  • 1 Sunscreen
  • 1 Insect Repellant
  • 1 Shovel
  • 1 Water Purifier/Tabelets
  • 1 Steripen [?]
  • 2 Leathermen
  • 1 Duct Tape
  • 1 Zip Ties (package)
  • 2 Padlocks (for base camp lockers)
  • 1 advil-sugar coated (100ct)
  • 1 dishwash soap (bottle)
  • 1 hand sanitizer (bottle)
  • 5 toilet paper (1 roll/pair)
  • 5 trash bags (1 bag/pair)
  • 1 Paracord (100ft) [?]
  • 2 lighters (Bic)
  • 1 waterproof matches (package)
  • 2 compass
  • 4 whistle
  • 5 plastic bowls with lids
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