Location: Kingswood United Methodist Church

Address: 300 Marrows Rd, Newark, DE

Philmont 2009 - Day 2 (At Philmont)

6/27/2009 tmccann Unknown

I don’t want to confuse anybody, but we’re going to start the day count over again.  From this point, I’m going to count days actually at Philmont.  Makes it easier for me to report on what is likely to be happening.  So, with that said, today is Philmont 2009 - Day 2. I’m also going to refer to the crew numbers only.  For those that don’t remember, here’s a little help. Crew 626-E1 = Rob Sharkey Crew 626-E2 = Brian O’Sullivan Crew 626-E3=John Howe Well, today is the big day!  Pack inspections are conducted by each respective Philmont Ranger.  The Scouts will pull the cots out of the tents that they slept in last night, and pile their gear on top of the cot.  As the Ranger inspects, he/she will make suggestions.  Then, everyone will re-pack their backpack.

Pack Inspection

Pack Inspection
After a final check by the adult advisors, everything that is to be left behind gets locked up in lockers provided by Philmont. I wonder if any of our guys will get stuffed into the locker?

Philmont Lockers

Philmont Lockers
The next thing that they'll need will be food.  They'll get their first few days worth of food to carry with them.  Somewhere along the trail, they'll get re-supplied. [caption id="attachment_80" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Philmont Food"]Philmont Food[/caption] Doesn't it look yummy!  That's breakfast, lunch and dinner!!! Finally, it’s on the bus for the ride to the trailhead.  Our contingent will be three separate crews by this time.  They each have a different starting point.