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North Cascades

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 01:58

We are back from our amazing backpacking trip in the North Cascades! We began our hike in the afternoon after learning how to properly pack and adjust the backpacks. Tillie led the way down our firsts switchbacks and kept us laughing with lots of trail games. Even though it rained, we still...

Yellowstone Horse I

Mon, 07/11/2022 - 20:31

Horse camp Our Horse I team has had an adventurous week. They made it to stunning alpine lakes with crystal blue water, where they were able to try paddle boarding and kayaking! Such fun in the sun. The focus of their trip was of course horsepacking, which...

Backpackers MT Yellowstone Adventure

Mon, 07/11/2022 - 03:36

SW Montana BackpackersOn the first day of backpacking, we hiked 4.5 flat miles along the Spanish Creek to a beautiful campsite. It was a perfect spot to call home for the next two nights. We celebrated our accomplishment with a warm cup of hot...

MT Wild Explorers l

Sun, 07/10/2022 - 15:12

Missouri River Canoe Sunset“Wild” MT Explorers is right! It’s been some wild nights with the weather pattern recently on the Missouri River, these Alpengirls have experienced many an evening storm with high winds and rain and managed to keep each other in high spirits by singing Bon Jovi...

Montana Yellowstone

Thu, 07/07/2022 - 01:30

The first outfitted activity for our Montana Yellowstone campers was rock climbing. Nearly everyone tried all of the routes, while the rest cheered on their new friends. Next, they went horseback riding and rafting, where the girls were in awe to see all of the beautiful wildflowers along the Yellowstone River banks. The...

North Cascades

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 23:53

After departing from the airport, we made our way up to our beautiful campsite nestled right along the river. Everyone learned how to set up tents, how meals work at camp, and then made dinner followed by a fun get-to-know you game involving M&Ms. Yesterday, the first LOD (leader of the day) for...

Wild Explorers I

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 22:48

There have been many laughs on our first few days of camp! Our Montana Explorers arrived at their campsite ready set up tents and fill their bellies with Alpengirl welcome burritos. They finished the night off with group activities of the human knot game and a camper-led Q&A circle, where the girls answered...

Yellowstone Horse I

Tue, 07/05/2022 - 20:01

Our Horse l campers spent their first night rafting on the river, relaxing in the sun and soaking in the Hot Springs. Their morning yoga sessions took place near the Madison River with tranquil views of green rolling hills. Everyone has been appreciating the many wildflowers, as this is prime season for flora...

Montana Yellowstone

Sun, 07/03/2022 - 15:26

Our Montana Yellowstone campers had a fun first day learning the ropes of rock climbing and soaking in the Yellowstone Hot Springs! Everyone has been enjoying themselves so far, making new friends and trying new things. Briana, Rihanna and Eleanor were first in line at the wall, showing natural skill and expressing a...

Wild Explorers ll

Sat, 07/02/2022 - 04:19

Today marks the second to last day of camp and everyone has bonded closely with their new friends, yesterday being one of the best of the session. Wednesday, Nora and was extremely efficient as the leader of the day (LOD). The girls were able to accomplish what we had planned for two days...