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Gold Medals for Alpengirl Olympic Rainforest to Beach Backpackers

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 22:42

olympic gold medal hikersThe Olympic Rainfroest to Beach Alpengirls have completed the Ozette backpackign trip! They really are great hikers and never complained and loved the beach hiking, backpacking food, tidepools (crabs, snails, sea stars, anemones and more) and sunset from top of a beach knoll. They completed...

Horse Pack Trip Success & Yellowstone Park Today

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 22:59

girls summer horse campThe girls really had a blast during the 5-day Horse Pack Trip - these girls are crazy for horses and were always asking and wanting to be around or on a horse! They rode over 25 miles in SW MT on the ID border on the continental...

North Cascades II - Raft and Backpack

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 12:52

sauk river girls camp raft tripNorth Cascades Adventure II - Raft and Backpacking Rafting went great yesterday! The raft guides were awesome and we enjoyed a sunny day in the Sauk River. Each girl got to "ride the bull" in the front of the boat, and Ashley and Iris both got...

Rodeo & Birthday at Alpengirl Camp in MT

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 18:26

rodeo at alpengirl camp Yesterday we enjoyed a beautiful morning yoga session and headed to a new campground for showers and clean clothes! We made delicious Cattle Ranch Wraps and had an Alpenolympic “Best Nest” tent decorating competition before enjoying a birthday dinner and treat for Ellie's birthday! We wrapped up the...

From the Field: Montana & Washington Camp Groups

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 00:46

It was a great day at both MT and WA Camps today! Montana: Camp director (Alissa) was able to take the day and float the river with the Horse Camp girls and Alpenguides - 2 hours floating, splashing, talking and laughing all the way to the take-out. It was hot and sunny and many snacks were needed after so much...

Horsin' Around ~ Start MT Horse Camp I

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 00:02

Horse Camp for Girls in MTWelcome to Alpengirl ~ Yellowstone Horseback Adventure I girls have arrived! All 12 girls and 3 Alpenguides (Margaux, Amanda and Serena) are ready for fun and adventure ahead. The group played many name games, snacked on goldfish crackers and snap peas and learned about the...

North Cascades I Alpengirls - Peak Summit

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 00:37

Desolation Peak SummitNorth Cascades I Alpengirls are doing great - tired and sore from much hiking but happy with showers and laundry tonight! The first few days of backpacking were overcast which was nice because for cooler temperatures and getting used to how to backpack. The last few days of backpacking...

North Cascades I Alpengirls - Rafting Sauk River

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 18:23

Rafting Alpengirl Camp in WAAll the Alpengirls had a great time rafting yesterday with Adventure Cascades Raft Company in Darrington, WA. They especially loved the rapid called Whirlpool which is a big rapid and girls in the front of the raft had a blast in that, girls left rafting in...

On the water with Majestic Big Sky Alpengirls

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 17:50

canoe dat at summer campAlpengirls in MT went tandem kayaking today rather than canoeing, the river rental outfitters have changed from canoes to kayaks this summer as the conditions most folks like for touring the slow-moving and shallow Henrys Fork waterway near the MT border. They had a great time!...

Majestic Big Sky Adventure I - Backpacking Success

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 00:10

Another backpacking success this summer at Alpengirl, this time in SW MT! Girls loved all the food. First day backpack LOD was Meredith and did great. Super big motivator for the girls and played lots of trail games and songs as they hiked 4.5 miles to the campsite. De'yanni was the next day LOD and led the girls on the...

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