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Backcountry Horse Pack Trip

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 14:50

Horse Camp GirlsAlpenguides Hannah (aka “Little Fish”) and Clara (aka “Bright Eyes”) have reported in “A-OK!” They had a great time in the mountains on their 5-day horse pack trip and are currently re-supplying groceries in town before heading out again to the interior of Yellowstone and Teton National Parks. They...

Mt St Helens Hikers

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 12:23

Alpenguides Lyra (aka Bear Cat) and Erin (aka Spruce) found a spot to send out a quick text from the backpacking trip at Mt St Helens area (limited cell service prevented photo from coming through with text)... "After a few very wet and rainy days, we are finally seeing some sunshine again here. The first day of backpacking, we hiked...

Backpacking Tobacco Roots

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 22:52

Tobacco Root Mountains AlpengirlAlpenguides Sarah (aka Curious Chameleon) and Grace (aka Starlight) have managed to find a spot to quickly text a photo from the lake and a short report on backpacking in the Tobacco Root Mountains. "First Day of backpacking - we had our first rockin’ road-side dance party en...

Columbia Cascades & Coast - From the Field

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 23:51

Girls summer camp whitewater raftingThe first days of CCC have been idyllic! The weather has been beautiful, 75 and sunny - perfect! Especially for our first days of activities on the water. The first night was a bit cold, so the group adjusted sleeping layers and strategies in order to be...

From the Field: MT Lil’s A

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 21:21

Girls Summer Camp MontanaThe Montana Lil's group is headed out into the mountains this afternoon for their backpacking trip after a fun-filled and action-packed beginning to camp. This is a group of bright eyed and bushy tailed early risers:) They started out rested and ready on their first full day of...

Yellowstone Horseback Adventure II

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 18:54

Horse Camp Costumes FunYesterday morning the Alpengirls quickly packed up camp next to the river and jumped in the van to arrive at a beautiful blue mountain lake where they were instructed in paddling a variety of watercraft (SUP, kayak and canoe), paired up with buddies, and made their way across...

Welcome to Alpengirl!

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 02:18

Two great Alpengirl groups! Alpengirls started today in Portland, Oregon (Columbia, Cascades & Coast) and in Bozeman, Montana (Montana Lil's A). Both groups are currently enjoying their first dinner at their campsites and have learned how to set up tents and at this moment are probably playing the M & M Getting to Know You Game before brushing teeth and...

Sea Eagles Soar at Yellowstone Horse Camp II

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 02:05

River summer camp floatYellowstone Horseback Adventure II Alpengirls found a break in the weather today for river floating in the Sea Eagles! Today's Leader of the Day (LOD) was Caitlyn! Caitlyn proved to be a great 1st choice and was helped along by Sophia and Katie who, as return campers have...

Yellowstone Horseback Adventure II

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 03:27

Girls Horse Camp II 2019The 1st Alpengirl group of summer 2019 has arrived to Bozeman today ~ Yeehaw! These Yellowstone Horseback Adventure II girls are a mighty group of 12 who starting off camp by easily remembering eachothers names and having fun with 'practice' goofy group photos, name games, making...

2019 Alpengirl Staff Training

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 03:23

2019 Summer Camp Adventure Staff2019 Alpenguide Staff Training was WONDERFUL! These women are amazing, positive, solid leaders with great skills to share with the Alpengirls this summer. We backpacked and camped, practiced first aid scenarios, yoga, and backing up vans and trailers. We reviewed protocols and learned camp procedures and...