Trek 630-114 - June 30-July 12, 2017. Philmont Videos - Great videos produced by Philmont about different aspects of the trek - physical preparation, cooking, gear selection, etc. Will be helpful for each crew member to watch all of them, maybe multiple times.  Exercises for Hikers - Exercises found on a website that are designed to build muscles specific to hiking/backpacking. Hiking on a trail with weight on your back is the best way to build muscles specific to hiking. However, this may help you kick it up a notch.  Article from Scouting Magazine about getting fit for Philmont. Don't be like "The Cheese". In the infamous words of legendary Philmont staffer of 32 seasons Gene Schnell - "If you don't get in shape for Philmont God will punish you." 🙂 Philmont Lightweight - Ideas on how not to take a heavy pack to Philmont