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“Notes From the Field” in Washington

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:41

Ross Lake North Cascades National ParkNorth Cascades Adventure I: We hiked out of the backcountry right on schedule yesterday afternoon and enjoyed some snacks at the Ross Lake Trailhead before heading out to Winthrop, WA. Our backcountry portion went really smoothly, everyone made it to the top...

Backpacking & Kayaking in SW MT

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:41

Map Reading Girls Summer Adventure CampNon-stop adventures for this group of girls, they have been super busy with all the activities back-to-back and finally got a little bit caught up on rest and relaxation and hang out time after kayaking yesterday afternoon. The group had a successful...

Wilderness Horse Pack Trip Success

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 02:19

The Yellowstone Horseback Adventure I group has checked in and are doing great! They finished the 5-day pack trip and are currently enjoying showers and laundry before having Naan Pizza tonight and part 2 of Hannah’s care package (part 1 was the postcards and girls have already written them and they were mailed prior to the horse pack trip.) They...

Ready, Set - Let's Go Backpacking!

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 01:41

Backpacking Group Montana GirlsThis group is doing awesome! The office staff visited the group in the field today near Bozeman, MT and assisted them in getting ready for backpacking that started today after turkey sandwich lunch at the trailhead. Each girl had her own carefully selected pile...

1st 2 Days & A-OK! :)

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 00:17

Sauk River Rafting WA Girls CampThe North Cascades Adventure I group is doing good, they have started out a bit on the quiet reserved side but each day the girls are becoming more comfortable and Lucille is often chatting and Chloe often giggly and other personalities...

Yellowstone Horseback Adventure I

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 21:18

The Alpenguides have called in today from West Yellowstone where they are currently food shopping, enjoying showers and clean laundry. The Alpenguides will begin placing their pre-scheduled “Parent Calls” this afternoon to tell you how things are going with each camper, so standby for that:) The Alpenguides (Margaux and Kyana) called to give us news for this blog to let...

Backpacking Mount St Helens

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 02:43

Girls Camp Washington BackpackingThe Columbia, Cascades & Coast Alpengirls have really blossomed into a fun and bonded sister group! They had a successful backpacking trip near Mt St Helens with 2 nights camping at Butte Dome camp and one night at Blue Lake camp. One of the days the...

5-day Horse Trip on the Continental Divide

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 15:43

A successful 5-day wilderness horse pack trip on the continental divide between Montana and Idaho ~ Yellowstone Horseback Adventure II Alpengirls! From the Field Report - by Alpenguides Laura S and Hannah J: We had clear blue skies for 4 of 5 pack trip days. All girls fell in love with their horses. Cat and her horse Sheba, were particularly...

Fun Water Activities in Columbia, Cascades & Coast Adventure

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 01:04

Pre-Rafting Group Alpengirls PNWSummer in the Columbia River Gorge has started out hot and sunny! Girls have been cooling off with 2 fun days on the water with rafting and river kayaking. On the first full day at camp Sabrina was selected as our 1st...

Montana Lil’ Alpengirls Backpacking Today

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 22:17

Cavern Tour MT Lil's AlpengirlHello Alpengirl Parents! The MT Lil’s are doing awesome ~ they are always reaching out to peers and are fast to make friends. One of our returning campers Hayley even led a crew of girls in setting up tents, on the first day! The weather...