Philmont: Cavalcade

Packing List

Climate: Mountains
Season: Summer
Duration: 5 to 6 Nights
Gender:

Philmont Cavalcades are similar to regular expeditions except that, instead of hiking, crews ride horses through the rugged mountain wilderness like the famous trappers who first explored the West.

Paperwork

_______  Completed Medical Exam Forms - Turn into trip leader prior to trip.

Sleeping

_______  Sleeping Bag - To fit in 12" x 22" stuff sack provided by Philmont.
_______  Sleeping Clothes - To be worn in sleeping bag only. (t-shirt & Shorts)
_______  Waterproof Ground Cloth (5' x 7')

Wearing (extra in plastic bags)

_______  Belt
_______  Hat (Brim) *
_______  Jacket/Fleece - Wool Sweater works well.
_______  Jeans - Western-cut riding
_______  Plastic Rain Pants *
_______  Shirt (Long Sleeve) - Pack 2
_______  Shoes (lightweight) - Tennis Shoes
_______  Socks - 3 Pair
_______  Underwear - 2 pair
_______  Uniform - Class A for time at HQ.
_______  Western Riding Boots - No lug sole boots or lace up boots allowed.

Personal Items

_______  Bandana or Handkerchief - (BB)
_______  Camera - (BB - If using film) *
_______  Comb
_______  Compass *
_______  Flashlight - Small with new batteries. (S)
_______  Gold Bond Powder - To prevent Chafing *
_______  Knife - Small pocket knife, no sheath knives.
_______  Lip Balm - (BB)
_______  Money - $10-$20 in small bills.
_______  Notebook & Pen/Pencil *
_______  Shaving Equipment - No aerosol cans (BB)
_______  Soap - (BB,S)
_______  Sun Glasses *
_______  Tampons/sanitary napkins - (BB)  (females only) 
_______  Tent Pegs - 10 per person
_______  Toilet Paper - Partial Roll
_______  Toothbrush - (BB)
_______  Toothpaste - (BB,S)
_______  Towel (Small)
_______  Watch *

Crew Equipment

_______  2.5 Gallon water containers - Collapsible, pack 2
_______  Alarm Clock
_______  Day Pack - No more than 1 per 5 crew members. *
_______  First Aid Kit (Large) - Contents specified by Philmont (BB)
_______  Insect Repellent - (BB,S) *
_______  Maps - Philmont
_______  Matches - Waterproof
_______  Philmont Fieldguide - (S) *
_______  Rope - 50 ft. nylon
_______  Sewing Kit - With heavy thread & needle
_______  Sunscreen - SPF 25 (BB,S)

Eating

_______  Bowl - Deep bowl, or small plate.
_______  Cup - Measuring style
_______  Spoon
_______  Water Bottle - 2 - 1 qt bottles, no Camelback water bags (BB).

* Optional Item

(BB) Pack in plastic bag to be placed in bear bag at night.
(S) Share with a buddy

Please check http://www.scouting.org/philmont for the latest requirements.



Please Note:  This is only a recommended minimum set of equipment based on the past experiences of many individuals. We do not guarantee that it is all inclusive or appropriate for the activities you are planning. The trip leader, and common sense should always dictate the equipment you actually pack.
List generated on 11/1/2014 2:37:09 AM


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