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Olympic Sea to Summit

Thu, 07/28/2022 - 03:07

Our Olympic Sea to Summit campers had an exciting backpacking adventure. Their scenic route was crowned with views of mossy trees, flowing rivers, snowcapped mountains, and numerous alpine lakes. The trail was strenuous, but the girls proved to be strong and resilient hikers through all adversity. Their perseverance and positive attitudes were rewarded by a warm...

WA Coast Backpacker I

Tue, 07/26/2022 - 18:19

Spirits are high since hiking out yesterday! The girls felt understandably tired, yet still very strong as they finished up their 22 mile excursion. Kiera said she was finally getting comfortable and felt ready to hike even more! Lucky for us, the sun came out on our last morning and we were...

Cascades Sea to Summit

Mon, 07/25/2022 - 14:12

We are excited to share that we have returned from our epic backpacking adventure in the North Cascades! After spending the morning learning to pack our backpacks, we took a scenic drive up to the trailhead. We were excited to follow the Pacific Crest Trail towards our first campsite, where Ella led us across our first...

Majestic Big Sky

Sun, 07/24/2022 - 00:05

Yellowstone Alpengirl CampTons of activities since the last blog post, these girls are busy and having fun, the photos here are the field notes from the Alpenguides Lauren, Natalie K and Jaid. They are currently enjoying popsicles and making dinner in the local park and getting ready...

WA Coastal Backpacking

Sat, 07/23/2022 - 23:51

WA Coast Backpackers(This satellite device screenshot photo is the WA coast where our Alpengirls are camping under tarps tonight:) This WA coast backpacking trip has been awesome because of our stellar crew! They all do a great job looking out for and helping each other and they...

Olympic Sea to Summit

Fri, 07/22/2022 - 22:18

Over the last few days, our Olympic Sea to Summit campers have gotten to explore the coast from land and sea! The trip included three days exploring around Cypress Island, camping on the beach, and enjoying s'mores around a bonfire. During our sunset kayaking trip, we saw lots of wildlife from harbor seals to bald eagles! The cross was challenging...

WA Coast Backpacker I

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 16:45

Lavender Fresh BackpackersThe Alpengirl Washington coast backpackers here are an awesome group of campers that have impressed Jess and I (Malia)(the Alpenguides) with their kindness, organization, maturity, and humor. Rosalind has proven to have the most intriguing “would you rather” questions that spur longer discussions that the...

Majestic Big Sky

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 22:49

Montana Alpengirl HikersWhoo-hoo! Four days of backpacking and 16 miles done. The first day we backpacked 2.5 miles up to Golden Trout Lake where everyone was happy to take swim. The second day we had a day hike and summited Eagle Mountain, 4 miles round trip! The third day we...