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Backpacking Success

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 01:28

girls backpacking camp MTThe group was excited and proud to have accomplished a 4-day backpacking trip and covered about 20 miles - it was a good challenge for all with some beautiful scenery with lots of mountain views, lakes, wildflowers, games and good friendships forming. The girls especially loved the mac...

Wild & Fun Days at Camp

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 05:09

The Alpengirls have been loving the daily changes of scenery and are embracing trying out all sorts of new things! Kayaking down the river was so peaceful. We saw a momma moose and her baby, along with many bald eagles, ducklings, and cool water bugs! We had an Alpenolympic talent show, and the girls split into two groups to perform...

Whitewater Rafting the Sauk River

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 16:49

Rafting at Girls Camp with AlpengirlThe North Cascades Adventure I group is off to a great start with really nice weather, friendly girls, a beautiful riverside campsite in the woods, and a fun whitewater raft trip on the Sauk River yesterday near Darrington, WA. The group enjoyed the M...

Another Backpacking Success

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 20:51

backpacking group mt"From the Field" ~ notes from Alpenguides Cassie & Heidi: Girls loved going rafting and had a blast taking turns being in the front of the raft. One of the Alpengirl rafts passed all the other rafts because they worked so well as a team! Debbie, Lily, Azariah,...

"From the Field" - From Alpenguides

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 00:02

surf lessons in ORSince arriving to the coast we have experienced normal PNW coastal weather - cloudy, windy one hour to sunny clear skies the next. We're all showered up and clean and had a chill day after the backpacking trip ended of walking the beach and seeing a lighthouse and...

Ocean Bound - Camp in Oregon

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 22:19

We’re back in the front country and headed to the coast! We had great sunny and warm weather for backpacking and girls completed backpacking with success with only one night that was kind of chilly. There were challenges along the way with a river crossing and snow that had not melted yet which blocked our original route (but was fun...

Horseback Riding Camp

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 19:09

Girls Horse Camp MontanaWe’ve had an AMAZING horse pack trip the last five days! All of the girls have grown very close, our group is officially one big Alpengirl family! Some of the highlights of the last few days include the gorgeous day ride to Bears Den, complete with...

Montana Lil’s Adventure

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 04:41

MT Lil's Camping GroupSo far we have excelled at yoga with Alpenguide Cassy leading the way and India is going for the Yoga Skill Bead! Alpenguide Heidi has prepared many delicious breakfasts one of which was Blueberry Lemon Pancakes. While at the campsite in the days before backpacking,...

Mount St Helens Backpacking Trip

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 04:03

Alpengirl fun and gamesWe’re off to start backpacking near Mt St Helens today, we have all gear and girls organized and packed and maps reviewed with the girls and ready for adventure to start our 4-day 3-night backpacking trip! The trail has been revised due to snow that still...

Big Sky Country - SW Montana

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 02:58

Floating the river at campWe had an amazing day at the lakes with paddle boarding, it was so much fun! All are happy and excited for the 5-day horse pack trip! We had a Make-Your-Own-Calzone party where everyone learned how to make dough from scratch and had calzones around...