Map InfoMap Information

Created By: fortchagos
Last Updated: November 26th, 2022 12:11pm
Map Coverage:
North: 36.91°
West: -105.29° East: -104.8°
South: 36.29°
Country: United States
State: New Mexico
Price: 0

Topographic Data Street Data Trail Data Point of Interest Data Routable Map PC Version Available Works With Garmin


Custom map of Philmont Scout Ranch using Open Street Maps data.  This map is up-to-date as of March 2022 and has a similar look and feel to the paper maps.  See the readme.txt file for installation information for Garmin Base Camp and for copying to Garmin devices.

A PDF tutorial for using Garmin Base Camp to create Philmont itinerary routes is included in the zip file.

Garmin Base Camp Installation (this is a free application).

1. Download Base Camp from https://www.garmin.com/en-US/software/basecamp/.
2. Install using the instruction on the Garmin download page.
3. Configure Base Camp to best use the map following instructions in the tutorial PDF document.

Map Installation instructions

Garmin Base Camp (must already be installed on your computer):
1. Copy OSM-PHILMONT-GARMIN-MAP to where you would like to install.
2. Unzip file.
3. Change into the OSM-PHILMONT-GARMIN-MAP folder.
4. Run install.bat as administrator.
5. Start Base Camp.  The map will appear as OSM-PHILMONT-GARMIN-MAP-YYYY-X under the Maps menu.
6. Do not delete the OSM-PHILMONT-GARMIN-MAP folder as it is linked into Base Camp from this location.

To uninstall, change into the OSM-PHILMONT-GARMIN-MAP folder and run uninstall.bat as administrator.  Once completed, you can remove the OSM-PHILMONT-GARMIN-MAP folder.

Garmin GPS devices:
Copy the OSM-PHILMONT-GARMIN-MAP.img file from the OSM-PHILMONT-GARMIN-MAP folder to the Garmin folder on either your GPS device or SD card.

The OSM-PHILMONT-GARMIN-MAP.img map contains hill shading but not contour lines.  For contour lines on Garmin GPS devices:
1. Go to https://garmin.opentopomap.org/
2. Download and install the North-America US-West Garmin coutours map and install on your device.  This is an invisible overlay which will add countour lines over the OSM-PHILMONT-GARMIN-MAP map.  You can turn the countour lines on or off by simply turning the US-West countours map on or off in Map Setup on your Garmin device.

More details about this map can be found in the Open Street Map Wiki.

Update November 26, 2022: Uploaded new version.  This version will appear in Garmin Base Camp as OSM-PHILMONT-GARMIN-MAP-2022-5

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Copyright and License

This map is licensed under the Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL) by the OpenStreetMap Foundation (OSMF).  See https://www.openstreetmap.org/copyright.


The production of this map has no affiliation with Philmont Scout Ranch.  Please do not contact Philmont with questions about this map.  Crews hiking Philmont should ultimately purchase and rely upon the official printed maps available from Philmont Scout Ranch.