Coming back to Philmont on trek is a great way to get back to you roots and learn about new things happening at the ranch and in beautiful Cimarron, NM.
PSA Autumn Trek is the perfect weeklong getaway that you need if you are looking to return to Philmont Scout Ranch and get into the beautiful backcountry this autumn. This trek is open to all PSA members and we encourage you to invite along any trek eligible family members to share this experience with and soak in the splendors of the ranch in Cimarron, NM.
Dates: October 14th-20th
Slots: 20 approximately 2 crews
Registration Deadline: September 15th, 2023
The trek eligibility requirements are as follows:
Be physically and mentally fit
Be a member of the PSA or a trek-eligible family member
Be a member of the BSA (BSA membership # required*)
Have a current completed Philmont Medical Form
Be 14 years old OR completed 8th grade and be at least 13 years of age prior to participation
The BSA Membership requirement. You should provide your membership number when you register. If you’re not a member of the BSA, you will have only 30 days to obtain membership and provide the PSA with your number. Your trek registration will be automatically removed if you cannot provide BSA membership within 30 days.
As always, your crew will be free to design its own itinerary, subject to Philmont’s itinerary planning guidelines. By registering early, you can form your own crew or join the crew you want and be a part of the itinerary planning fun. A crew will consist of up to 12 persons and open spaces in crews will be available to any registrant until the crew is filled. If you have a group with which you want to trek, get them to sign up early so there will be space for all of you in the same crew.
Are you wondering what to pack on your trip out to Philmont? We have a great resource click here for more information.
Trek Dates: October 14th-20th, 2023
Saturday: Optional meet and greet, 7 PM
Sunday: Report to the Welcome Center at 9 AM, Basecamp checkout and hit the trail or head to crew-choice backcountry base-camp
Friday: Return from trail
Saturday: Depart Philmont
*Fill out PSA Autumn Trek form below
*Send your check to Philmont Scout Ranch with memo “2023 PSA Autumn Trek”
*Wait for confirmation email
Please Note: The PSA reserves the right to deny or revoke registration where appropriate.
Register here on the PSA website, but…
Payment is made directly to Philmont , not the PSA
Make check payable to: “Philmont Scout Ranch”
In the memo, please write: “2023 PSA Autumn Trek”
Mail check: 17 Deer Run Road Cimarron, NM
Philmont’s refund policy: ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. THEY CANNOT BE APPLIED TO FUTURE PSA TREKS OR EVENTS. Emergency situations will be handled by Philmont on an individual basis.