Monday, November 18, 2013

More Philmont

Dad and son photo opportunity
 One of the stops
 Philmont supplied all of their tents
 Setting up in bear country requires the food and packs to be separated from the sleeping area
 A bear actually came into camp one day to surprise them.  One of the Scouts got so excited, he got up and ran into a tree.
 Thunder chicken patrol
 Hunting cabin belonging to the owner of Philmont

 Taking a snack break

 Rifle shooting station

 Morning mess of breakfast
 Camp visitors

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

More Philmont...

Stopping for gas, the boys found something interesting to pose with.
 They have arrived!!
 Base camp
 Watching the intro to Philmont presentation that evening
 Meeting the guides
 Scene from camp
 Plotting out their route

 Headed out for adventure
One of the rooms with a view along the trail

 Lewis and Clarke

 Climbing in elevation.  A look back to base camp.
 This is one I was glad I wasn't there for...
 Using their Scout skills to figure out where they were.
 A stop to rock climb

 sunset scene