New Mexico Big Horn Gun Club Torrance County, NM
35th Annual Cache Le Plew - September 12 - 16, 2012

Step back in time to the era of the American Fur Trade and daring exploration to relive the Western Rendezvous as experienced by the trappers, explorers, and fur traders of the 1840s. The "Cache Le Plew" is the NMBHGC's annual black powder rendezvous.

The Activities
Activities for Kids, Men, Women, and Juniors, including:
  • Pistol & Rifle trail walk
  • Hawk & Knife trail walk
  • Primitive Archery trail walk
  • Mountain Man Run
  • Instant-win Fun Shoots
  • Supervised Kid's Crafts & Activities
  • Contests & Demonstrations
  • Lots of Plunder & Prizes
  • Pancake breakfast Sunday morning
The Details
  • Primitive dress appreciated, but not required
  • Separate primitive and modern camping areas
  • No camping or trader fees (Primitive traders only!)
  • Wood, Water, and Privies provided
  • Each lodge should have it's own fire suppression equipment
  • Best to have alternative cooking methods if dry
  • Pets must be on leashes
  • Single Entry Fee: $35
  • Family Entry Fee: $50
  • Pancake breakfast: $5 a plate

Bob Whelchel, Booshway
(505) 286-8449

Don Shaw, Booshway Emeritus


A flyer with more details is available as a PDF here.

Updated 12 Nov 13 - Contact the webmaster