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5-day Western Horse Pack

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:16

horse pack trip girlsEveryone loved going on the horsepack trip with the outfitters! These Alpengirls really love horses. We had many different backgrounds and experiences with horses coming into the trip, but everyone bonded with their horses and seemed like naturals. Falyn was the first to ever ride Frank...

Sea Kayaking San Juan Islands

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 17:50

san juan islands girls camp overnightAlpenguides Sydney & Sara reported in about yesterday at camp... The weather in the morning yesterday was not the best, a light rain prompted girls sleeping out under the stars to go into tents in the wee hours of morning but...

Rafting & Backpacking

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 17:18

Rafting Washington camp for girlsSo far the weather has been really nice, it’s sunny and warm and the girls really had fun rafting on the river yesterday, it was a beautiful and technical river and everyone got splashed and 2 girls (Laurel & Penelope) fell out of the raft...

Wild West Rodeo & Horse Pack Trip

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:57

wets yellowstone rodeo girls camp"Can we have calzones everyday?" ~ Alpengirls in the Yellowstone Horse Adventure I group were treated to homemade calzones at camp the other night - made by their fellow campers Camas and Kate who cooked them on the double-burner coleman stoves for the whole...

Sea Kayaking & Awards Celebration

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 21:14

sea kayaking camp for girls in washington stateGirls were successful in earning skill beads at camp… Sarah was the final person to earn her Fire Bead by successfully starting a fire by herself and several other girls completed the final step in earning their Group Living Beads by facilitating group discussions...

River Floating & More Watercraft Activities

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 20:01

The Yellowstone Horseback Adventure I girls enjoyed the first night of camping and the Alpengirl Welcome Burritos were a hit and there was an incredible peachy pink sunset over the river! The stars were also some of the most breathtaking we've seen in years. Even through all the first days lessons, the girls have been mostly patient while learning &...

Alpengirls Summit Desolation Peak

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 15:49

girls hiking blogAll girls made it to the top! A 14 mile roundtrip day hike to the top of Desolation Peak during the backpacking trip in North Cascades National Park was a great success! After a delayed start to the backpacking trip on day one, the group had a...

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...