Re: Philmont Trek Reservations
Michael Phelan (mphelan@WESTGA.EDU)
Fri, 8 Dec 1995 17:23:32 -0500
On Fri, 8 Dec 1995, Doug Gentry wrote:
> Bill Pinkerton asked about Philmont reservations...
> >what are the dates and times for this year's reservation process?
> >Was all of 1996 booked up early last year?
> I don't know the exact date, but probably around April 1st the Philmont
> reservations lines will open for the 1997 season. If you are intent on
The dates were April 3 & 4, 10 til 10 EST. Call (505) 376-2281 and
ask to be put on the mailing list. The info they send you will have
the exact dates.
> sitting by your phone, redialing, for the better part of the day. There's
> really no other way to get through. (Assuming the prcoedure will be the
> same this coming year.)
This is probably true, but the heavens were smiling on my Troop this
year. I got through on the 12th ring and was registered in a total
of 5 minutes from the first time I dialed!
> One new development this last time, is that callers who could not get a '96
> reservation were given the option to get on a '97 list. I'm guessing this
> will mean that the available slots for '97 will be somewhat fewer in
I believe the exact procedure was you could be placed on a waiting
list OR get a 1997 date. So, the 97 list may not be so long.
I send you my best wishes. Philmont is an experience of a lifetime, no
matter what your age.
Your in Scouting,
Scoutmaster Troop 33
A Feisty Fox
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City