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Meet the Alpenguides

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 17:28

Our adventure camp leaders, also known as “Alpenguides,” are the number one reason girls choose Alpengirl! They are more than just counselors or guides - they are role models, mentors, educators, friends, and they truly love working with our all of our Alpengirls! The Alpenguides are passionate about getting girls involved in the outdoors, and are excited to be a...

Winter at Alpengirl

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 22:18

Girls summer camp Montana skiingSnow covers the Bridger Range to the east, the Tobacco Roots to the southwest, and the Gallatin Mountains due south - the wide valley that Alpengirl Camp calls home is surrounded by mountain ranges. After winter snowstorms, they are sharp and white...

An Amazing 2018 Summer ~ Thank you!

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 15:46

Alpengirl Camp Summer 2018What an amazing summer we’ve had! THANK YOU to all the camp staff, campers, camp parents and outfitters who made this camp season such an incredible success. Each trip was filled with hilarious, intrepid, and exceptionally kind girls and our Alpenguides were deeply inspired...

WA Lil's Adventure ~ Blog

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 23:55

The Washignton Lil' Alpengirls are doing really great! They have been playing lots of games and already did two small hikes before the backpacking trip that started today in the Hoh rainforest. They started camp with all the usual info talks and enjoyed Welcome Burritos on the 1st night before bedtime with the sounds of crashing waves lulling them to...

Day Hike Summit at Raft Camp

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:17

From the Field ~ Notes from Alpenguides Hannah & Audrey: We summited a mountain! We accomplished a challenging 5 mile uphill day hike up to reach the top of a mountain and Louisa said, “climbing a mountain is so hard when you are doing it but at the end your body just feels so tired and great, I feel so...

From the Field ~ North Cascades II

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 16:44

Alpengirl Summer Camp MealsThe North Cascades II Alpengirls had a great 6-day backpacking trip along Ross lake in North Cascades National Park. It was beautiful weather with no clouds in the sky and quite warm. The Alpenguides Abby & Laura report that this is a group...

3-day Sea Kayaking Trip WA

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:49

San Juan Islands WA Girls CampThe Alpenguides Laura M and Katie T have reported in that the 3-day sea kayaking trip in the San Juan Islands was amazing! They had the BEST kayaking guides (Amber and Charmaine) and everyone really enjoyed being on the...

North Cascades Adventure II

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 17:00

The weather in PNW has been great to start to camp with, the first few days of camp have been mostly sunny and warm. The girls are strong kayakers and enjoyed sea kayaking near Bellingham, WA on day 2 of camp. Ava, Eva and Katie were a “triple threat” in the 3-person kayak and blew everyone away with their speed!...

Majestic Big Sky Adventure (I)

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 16:34

Alpengirl Girls Adventure CampThe Majestic Big Sky I Adventure group had completed a successful backpacking trip. The first day they hiked for about 3 hours to reach Hidden Lakes to an awesome campsite. The girls were super positive and motivated and the weather was pretty good for...

Olympic Sea to Summit Alpengirls

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 14:28

Goose Rock Hikers PNWFrom the Alpenguides Laura M & Katie T ~ Camp has been going really well so far. We have had great sunny weather and the girls are high energy and bonding well. We have 5 returning Alpengirls who are all really excited and enthusiastic about...