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Whitewater Rafting Sauk River

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 21:10

Floating Sauk RiverLast night’s voicemail message received from North Cascades Alpenguide Erin (aka “Spruce”): “Hi this is Erin checking in with the blog call for July 7. So we just got finished with rafting trip, it was awesome we are on the Sauk River. The weather is a little rainy...

Montana & Yellowstone Adventure

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 01:40

Montana and Yellowstone Adventure CampThe Alpenguides Grace (aka “Starlight”) and Clara (aka “Bright Eyes") have called in with a good report from camp near the end of day 2 today: “On our first day of camp we loaded up at the airport and drove about 1.5 hours to reach our...

From the Field: Horse Adventure I

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 03:34

Montana Lake Alpengirl CampThe Alpenguides Margaux (aka “Viva”) & Kyana (aka “Sunny K”) called in today with an overview of how the start of camp is going - “Everyone is friends, lots of games” sums it up, but here’s more… “Day1: The group arrived as planned to the Bozeman Airport and...

Snurfing & Surfing in the PNW

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 16:00

Mt St Helens BackpackersAlpenguides Erin (aka “Spruce”) and Lyra (aka “Bear Cat”) took their group on a bumpy drive to the Lower Falls Campground on the Lewis River last week. They went for a day hike to three different waterfalls on the Lewis River. During their hike, they sheltered from a...

Backcountry Horse Pack Trip

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 14:50

Horse Camp GirlsAlpenguides Hannah (aka “Little Fish”) and Clara (aka “Bright Eyes”) have reported in “A-OK!” They had a great time in the mountains on their 5-day horse pack trip and are currently re-supplying groceries in town before heading out again to the interior of Yellowstone and Teton National Parks. They...

Mt St Helens Hikers

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 12:23

Alpenguides Lyra (aka Bear Cat) and Erin (aka Spruce) found a spot to send out a quick text from the backpacking trip at Mt St Helens area (limited cell service prevented photo from coming through with text)... "After a few very wet and rainy days, we are finally seeing some sunshine again here. The first day of backpacking, we hiked...

Backpacking Tobacco Roots

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 22:52

Tobacco Root Mountains AlpengirlAlpenguides Sarah (aka Curious Chameleon) and Grace (aka Starlight) have managed to find a spot to quickly text a photo from the lake and a short report on backpacking in the Tobacco Root Mountains. "First Day of backpacking - we had our first rockin’ road-side dance party en...

Columbia Cascades & Coast - From the Field

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 23:51

Girls summer camp whitewater raftingThe first days of CCC have been idyllic! The weather has been beautiful, 75 and sunny - perfect! Especially for our first days of activities on the water. The first night was a bit cold, so the group adjusted sleeping layers and strategies in order to be...

From the Field: MT Lil’s A

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 21:21

Girls Summer Camp MontanaThe Montana Lil's group is headed out into the mountains this afternoon for their backpacking trip after a fun-filled and action-packed beginning to camp. This is a group of bright eyed and bushy tailed early risers:) They started out rested and ready on their first full day of...

Yellowstone Horseback Adventure II

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 18:54

Horse Camp Costumes FunYesterday morning the Alpengirls quickly packed up camp next to the river and jumped in the van to arrive at a beautiful blue mountain lake where they were instructed in paddling a variety of watercraft (SUP, kayak and canoe), paired up with buddies, and made their way across...