LaSalle Council Philmont Contingent - 2023

Trek 7/1/23 - 7/13/23

$1950 Fee Includes (fee subject to change upon Trek date):

•  Ranch Fee

•  Transportation To / From Philmont

Philmont Scout Ranch is the Boy Scouts of America’s largest national High Adventure Base. It covers approximately 140,000 acres - about 218 square miles - of rugged mountain
wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) range of the Rocky Mountains in northern New Mexico.


We have reserved one council contingent crew of 12. Participation is on a first-come-first-served basis. Scouts and leaders that wish to register after the first 12 slots are filled must complete the waiting list located in the menu above.

Click here if you are interested in the LaSalle Council Philmont Contingent Registration.

Important Information:

Youth must be 14 years of age OR 13 years of age and completed the 8th grade by the date of participation to register for the 2023 Philmont Contingent.

Each participant in a backcountry Philmont trek must not exceed the maximum acceptable limit in the weight-for-height chart below. The right column shows the maximum acceptable weight for a person's height in order to participate in a Philmont trek. Those who fall within the limits are more likely to have an enjoyable trek and avoid incurring health risks. Every Philmont trek involves hiking with a 35 to 50-pound backpack at elevations of 6,500 to 12,500 feet. Philmont recommends that participants carry a pack weighing no more than 25% to 30% of their body weight. 
Height (inches) Max. Weight     Height (inches) Max. Weight
60 166   70 226


172   71 233
62 178   72 239
63 183
73 246
64 189   74 252
65 195   75 260
66 201   76 267
67 207   77 274
68 214   78 281
69 220   79 and over 295

This table is based on the revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services.

Payment Schedule:

Payment Date:

Amount Due




Initial Deposit $200

October 1, 2022


Total Payment To Date:  $1075

March 1, 2023


Total Payment To Date:  $1950






February 15th, 2023 is the last day to register and make final payments.



File Name Description
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Position Name Telephone
High Adventure Chair Dave Guisbert Email
2023 Philmont Trek Leader James Wolfe (574) 221-1284 Email
Sr. District Executive - Algonquian Jason Yoder (574) 289-0337 x315 Email