Posts By: Director

Leading the charge: Managing 70 volunteers in 5 time zones

Deciding to take the path less traveled meant some non-traditional office concepts.

In the beginning years of SheJumps, my narrative as the leader was foggy. The idea of SheJumps was still amoebic, taking shape over a series of emails from excited women and a collaboration of inspiration from my two co-founders, Lynsey (Dyer) and Vanessa (Pierce) who created a blog and the name SheJumps prior to me… Read more »

5th Annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day: Jan. 20, 2018

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UPDATE: We will be sharing photos and event recaps from all the events around the country as soon as possible! -Claire on Monday, Jan. 22 2018 K2 Alliance & SheJumps invite you to the 5th Annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day on January 20.  Women from all around the world are invited to get… Read more »

Q and A with Steph Jagger: Author, Inspiration, and Coach

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Check out this exclusive interview by our executive director Claire Smallwood of Steph Jagger, author of the book Unbound and unofficial world-record holder for the most vertical feet skied in a single year. Maybe those two things aren’t quite enough to describe her. You could also say she’s a spiritual gangster, truth teller and provocateur. Leaving… Read more »

Giving Tuesday: let’s give more outdoor opportunities to all!

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It’s hard to believe that 2017 marks 10 years of SheJumps! When we look back on everything our organization has accomplished, we know one thing is for sure: we would not be here without YOU! For the 3rd Year in a row, we are kicking off our annual fundraising campaign with #GivingTuesday. In honor of… Read more »

Celebrate 10 Years of SheJumps in Seattle on Nov. 3

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SheJumps 3434 E Bengal Blvd #114 Salt Lake City, UT 84121 (505) 480-3338 claire@shejumps.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SALT LAKE CITY — Celebrating a decade of outdoor education programs and events for women and girls, SheJumps, a 501c3 nonprofit, is hosting the SheJumps 10 Year Anniversary Bash & Fundraiser at the Seattle Bouldering Project on Nov…. Read more »

Outessa Kirkwood: Inspiring and thought-provoking

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Outessa is an inspiring and thought-provoking gathering of women who love the outdoors. Here’s what our executive director and co-founder, Claire Smallwood, had to say about the event. My journey to Outessa began when I received an invitation from the event organizers to speak on the Force of Nature panel. My heart skipped a beat… Read more »

Backside Sessions: Sun Valley, Idaho

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Venture beyond single-day touring and discover the world of overnight splitboarding and backcountry skiing in the second clinic of The Backside Sessions. Hosted by Pallas Snowboards, this trip is ideal for an intermediate or advanced backcountry user. You’ll head out for a 3-day, 2-night private yurt trip in the greater Sawtooth, Idaho region and dig deeper… Read more »

CHG Healthcare Donates $33,206 to SheJumps!

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SheJumps recently received a very generous donation from CHG Healthcare in Utah, which will be used to reinforce our youth programs and expand our reach to girls in our community who need access to the outdoors. We are incredibly grateful to this amazing company for helping us to get more women and girls outside! Read… Read more »

Arc’teryx & SheJumps present 2017 Alpine Finishing School

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The Alpine Finishing School is a 7-day all-women’s backcountry skiing/splitboarding course designed to help women become more self-sufficient in big mountain terrain. Combining ski mountaineering technique with terrain management and risk analysis, this course is an ideal way to take ski touring to the next level. The course will run two sessions in 2017: April 15-22 and… Read more »