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WA Lil's Adventure ~ Blog

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 23:55

The Washignton Lil' Alpengirls are doing really great! They have been playing lots of games and already did two small hikes before the backpacking trip that started today in the Hoh rainforest. They started camp with all the usual info talks and enjoyed Welcome Burritos on the 1st night before bedtime with the sounds of crashing waves lulling them to...

Day Hike Summit at Raft Camp

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:17

From the Field ~ Notes from Alpenguides Hannah & Audrey: We summited a mountain! We accomplished a challenging 5 mile uphill day hike up to reach the top of a mountain and Louisa said, “climbing a mountain is so hard when you are doing it but at the end your body just feels so tired and great, I feel so...

From the Field ~ North Cascades II

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 16:44

Alpengirl Summer Camp MealsThe North Cascades II Alpengirls had a great 6-day backpacking trip along Ross lake in North Cascades National Park. It was beautiful weather with no clouds in the sky and quite warm. The Alpenguides Abby & Laura report that this is a group...

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...