Back to top

Alpengirl Camp Blog

Never Miss a Blog! Sign Up Now to Receive Blog Posts by Email

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...

Majestic Big Sky I - Arrived All is Well:)

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 02:35

Majestic Big Sky Alpengirls have all arrived at Bozeman Airport today, one camper arrival was delayed but she has arrived safe and sound, the girls are currently learning how to set up tents and will be enjoying a first night dinner of burritos, blue chips and salsa. They'll be playing the getting to know you M&M game before bedtime. Tomorrow...

Yellowstone Horseback Adventure II - Pack Trip & Rodeo Tonight

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 00:46

The Alpengirls came out of the backcountry today after the horse pack trip in the mountains. They had mostly sunshine with a few afternoon thunderstorms. The riding was varied, the first day they rode a mostly flat wooded trail up O’dell Creek. As the trip went on they rode up mountains on steeper, more rugged terrain. The girls got to...

Successful Backpacking Trip ~ Columbia Cascades & Coast

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 20:35

mount saint helens alpengirlThe Alpengirls at Columbia, Cascades & Coast have completed the 4-day backpacking trip at Mt St Helens in WA! They are currently headed towards Astoria, OR to re-supply food before arriving tonight at the WA coast where they will have showers and camp near the beach. The...

MT Lil's Last Night

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 03:10

Hikers and snowballs at Alpengirl CampThese girls are GREAT hikers! The group was very successful at completing the backpacking trip, they hiked out in record time and when I saw them this evening at hot springs for soaking all were in great spirits, smiling, happy, not sun burned but all...

Columbia Cascades Coast : Alpengirls Doing Great

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 21:55

Camp staff checked in, all is going great at CCC in Washington. The rafting was awesome everyone had fun and all the girls switched seats in the boat, Lanae and Sellers took the raft guide up on the offer to jump in the river and had a blast! Girls enjoyed stirfry for dinner the cook group that night was Maddie,...

Scheduled Parent Calls by Camp Staff - Calendar

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 21:15

tent set up girls campHello 2016 Camp Parents, The summer is starting off great! We have MT Lil's (cavern tour right now), Columbia Cascades Coast (rafting right now) & Yellowstone Horseback II (canoe/kayak/sup right now) girls out there adventuring as I write this blog - so much fun...