Learn the ropes from your scouting peers. Order your "Philmont Advisor's Guide"
Click here for information about physical conditioning, plus a sample physical conditioning program, from the official Philmont website.
The key to a successful trek is planning, which begins almost a year in advance. Visit the official Philmont website Planning Calendar to keep your crew organized and on track.
Check out Philmont's recommendations on Packing Lists for personal gear and crew equipment.
Here's some great advice, courtesy of national outfitter REI.