Tag Archives: Philmont Trek

By Ryan Bertram
Aug 14, 2015

2015 Council Contingent 611-V Conquers Baldy Mountain

(Pictured left: youth Crew Leader Kobe Black contemplating the route to Baldy Mountain in the distance) Ryan Bertram, Contingent Advisor, wrote this introduction to their adventure this summer: From June 10-24, 2015, eight youth and four adults from the Utah National Parks Council completed an 11-day, 84-mile backpacking trip at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, NM. This […]

By Adrian
Apr 25, 2015

Philmont: a Right of Passage for Troop 411

Every couple of years, Troop 411 (Hilltop Methodist Church in Sandy, UT) sends a crew or two for a Philmont trek. It is a grueling, but remarkable experience for both the Scouts and their adult leaders. We wanted to give some of our participants a chance to share a little bit about their experience.   […]