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3-day Sea Kayaking Trip WA

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:49

San Juan Islands WA Girls CampThe Alpenguides Laura M and Katie T have reported in that the 3-day sea kayaking trip in the San Juan Islands was amazing! They had the BEST kayaking guides (Amber and Charmaine) and everyone really enjoyed being on the...

North Cascades Adventure II

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 17:00

The weather in PNW has been great to start to camp with, the first few days of camp have been mostly sunny and warm. The girls are strong kayakers and enjoyed sea kayaking near Bellingham, WA on day 2 of camp. Ava, Eva and Katie were a “triple threat” in the 3-person kayak and blew everyone away with their speed!...

Majestic Big Sky Adventure (I)

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 16:34

Alpengirl Girls Adventure CampThe Majestic Big Sky I Adventure group had completed a successful backpacking trip. The first day they hiked for about 3 hours to reach Hidden Lakes to an awesome campsite. The girls were super positive and motivated and the weather was pretty good for...

Olympic Sea to Summit Alpengirls

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 14:28

Goose Rock Hikers PNWFrom the Alpenguides Laura M & Katie T ~ Camp has been going really well so far. We have had great sunny weather and the girls are high energy and bonding well. We have 5 returning Alpengirls who are all really excited and enthusiastic about...

“Notes From the Field” in Washington

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:41

Ross Lake North Cascades National ParkNorth Cascades Adventure I: We hiked out of the backcountry right on schedule yesterday afternoon and enjoyed some snacks at the Ross Lake Trailhead before heading out to Winthrop, WA. Our backcountry portion went really smoothly, everyone made it to the top...

Backpacking & Kayaking in SW MT

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:41

Map Reading Girls Summer Adventure CampNon-stop adventures for this group of girls, they have been super busy with all the activities back-to-back and finally got a little bit caught up on rest and relaxation and hang out time after kayaking yesterday afternoon. The group had a successful...

Wilderness Horse Pack Trip Success

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 02:19

The Yellowstone Horseback Adventure I group has checked in and are doing great! They finished the 5-day pack trip and are currently enjoying showers and laundry before having Naan Pizza tonight and part 2 of Hannah’s care package (part 1 was the postcards and girls have already written them and they were mailed prior to the horse pack trip.) They...

Ready, Set - Let's Go Backpacking!

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 01:41

Backpacking Group Montana GirlsThis group is doing awesome! The office staff visited the group in the field today near Bozeman, MT and assisted them in getting ready for backpacking that started today after turkey sandwich lunch at the trailhead. Each girl had her own carefully selected pile...

1st 2 Days & A-OK! :)

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 00:17

Sauk River Rafting WA Girls CampThe North Cascades Adventure I group is doing good, they have started out a bit on the quiet reserved side but each day the girls are becoming more comfortable and Lucille is often chatting and Chloe often giggly and other personalities...

Yellowstone Horseback Adventure I

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 21:18

The Alpenguides have called in today from West Yellowstone where they are currently food shopping, enjoying showers and clean laundry. The Alpenguides will begin placing their pre-scheduled “Parent Calls” this afternoon to tell you how things are going with each camper, so standby for that:) The Alpenguides (Margaux and Kyana) called to give us news for this blog to let...