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Beach Backpacking Trip

Wed, 07/28/2021 - 14:45

WA Coast Backpackers IIFrom WA Coast Backpacker II Alpenguides (Mattie & Rose): After 6 days of backpacking we have finally emerged covered in sand and smiles! The crew trekked some 20 plus miles through the vast coastal Olympic landscape navigating tides, slippery rocks, and the occasional whale carcass...

North Cascades Backpacking Trip

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 01:06

North Cascades National Park BackpackersFrom Cascades Sea to Summit Alpenguides (Arlee & Sarah): Cascades Sea to Summit girls have officially reached the end of their amazing backpacking trip through the northern cascades! Along the way we saw lots of wildlife including Lola the Black Bear,...

Majestic Alpengirls!

Sun, 07/25/2021 - 14:37

Centennial Mountains SW MontanaCamper Highlights from Majestic Big Sky Alpenguides (Ellie, Anna, Natalie): Ally and Isabelle were both very tentative about horseback riding but by the end were trotting fast past the rest of the group! Amelia had a great time in Yellowstone, she made sure to...

North Coast Trail Hikers

Sat, 07/24/2021 - 19:44

WA Coast Backpacker GroupSatellite Message from WA Coast Backpacker II Alpenguides (Rose & Mattie): Hello from the gorgeous Washington coast! We’ve been thrilled by great weather. We’ve had misty days, but the sun has always poked through for a few hours. We’ve seen amazing sea creatures and...

Sea Kayaking Overnight Trip

Sat, 07/24/2021 - 14:33

WA Kayaking OvernightFrom Olympic Sea to Summit Alpenguides (Sophie & Sofia): We’ve now completed our sea adventure and feel much stronger and comfortable as a group, we are excited to switch gears and start our summit adventure soon! Our wonderful kayaking guides Sophia and Amber taught us everything...

Lavender Farm Fun & Camp Intros

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 16:01

Lavender Farm WashingtonFrom WA Coast Backpacker II Alpenguides (Mattie & Rose): The group arrived in Seattle and we swiftly headed out of the city toward the lovely Olympic Peninsula. Our first night was spent camping at a lovely lavender farm near in Sequim. We all shared in on...

Montana Backpacking Success!

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 14:56

Majestic Big Sky Alpengirl BckpackersJuly 20, 2021. Backpacking Success ~ these Alpengirls crushed the backpacking trip! Highlights include swimming in mountain lakes, doing yoga in a meadow of flowers, pushing themselves on the big 7 mile day and delicious hot chocolate to celebrate being in the backcountry. Weather...

Olympic Sea to Summit Alpengirls

Tue, 07/20/2021 - 14:35

Olympic Sea to Summit CampFrom Olympic Sea to Summit Alpenguides (Sofia & Sophie): Our trip has been off to a great start with an energetic group of girls ready to hit the ground running. Our airport arrivals were full of chatter as everyone got to...

Cascades Sea to Summit Alpengirls

Tue, 07/20/2021 - 13:16

Rafting in the North Cascades From Cascades Sea to Summit Alpenguides (Sarah & Arlee): It's our first full day of camp together and we've got a great group of Alpengirls! Grace is has been a huge help with her prior Alpengirl knowledge of tent setup, helping...

Majestic Big Sky Alpengirls

Sun, 07/18/2021 - 15:18

Majestic Big Sky AlpengirlsFrom Alpenguides (Ellie, Natalie, Anna): A great group of girls have arrived at camp! We are off to a great start and Avery won our first alpenolympic event, a micro-trash competition - she was able to pick up the most pieces of trash around our campsite...