Backcountry Cooking

Philmont Methods

On the trail, your Ranger will teach your crew how to hang bear bags, cook a Philmont trail dinner, and clean your dishes using the "two pot" method. You can watch these videos below, view more instructional videos here, and read detailed information about gear and procedures for cooking at Philmont in the Philmont Shakedown Guide.


About Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.