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Cascades and Coast

Sat, 07/02/2022 - 03:18

The past couple of days have been a blast! After backpacking, we explored a sea side Lighthouse and the sandy shore below. Rowan and Brooke made a shelter on the beach for their Shelter Bead out of drift wood! We also did our Best Nest Contest, where everyone decorated their tents inside and out...

Cascades & Coast Backpacking

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:21

Hiker girl campFrom Alpenguides Bella, Virginia and Erica: We just finished our backpacking adventure where we had lost of fun exploring the Mt St Helen’s area with the Alpengirls! On the first day of backpacking we packed up our backpacks, loaded up our food and hiked uphill to arrive at Butte...

Montana Backpackers - MT Lil's!

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 02:49

backpackers montana campCongratulations to our Montana Lil’s A campers for completing their backpacking adventure! All nights in the backcountry we have camped next to a babbling brook or a calming river. Nights were in the shade of the gorgeous Tobacco Roots, and we had a crazy dance party under the pink...

MT Wild Explorers ll

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 01:21

In the words of their Alpenguides: Our days on the river were more than great! We had amazing weather and were able to float together on the water for many of our miles. Our second day included canyon hikes and wooded campgrounds. Our last two nights on the river were at primitive campsites,...

Yellowstone Horse ll

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 00:29

Horse-packing was off to a beautiful start. Rolling green hills, towering pines and snow capped mountains graced the landscape for their long rides throughout the day. Everyone was excited to learn how to pack their own horses, and prepare camp alongside experienced wranglers. Distant storm clouds cast long shadows across the meadow, but...

Montana Lil's A

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 18:47

Our Montana Lil's A campers started their trip by camping at Lewis and Clark State Park Campground. Everyone was eager to help the guides set up tents and learn about making outdoor meals. The following day held a gorgeous afternoon to hike and explore the Lewis...

MT Wild Explorers ll

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:43

Though it’s only day three, everyone seems to have been friends for a long time! Yesterday we camped at the Missouri Headwaters State Park; the weather was excellent for our first night out. This morning was another gorgeous day. Ava was the first LOD. She had everyone pack a day pack for our...

Welcome Montana Lil's A!

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 23:53

From cavern tours to alpine lake tent sites, these campers have a week full of learning and playing in the great outdoors. We hope these introductory skills will spark an interest and leave a lasting impression!

Off to a Sunny Start!

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 23:35

Over the past few days, our Horse-Packing Adventure campers have been enjoying some fun in the sun. Blue skys streched overhead for their first hike through wooded trails to sprawling canyons, with butterflies and river views as travel companions. Green valleys and tall grassy fields made for a tranquil landscape to practice morning yoga, make delicious outdoor meals and learn...