Posts By: Director

The Seventh Annual Alpine Finishing School presented by Arc’teryx

Words: Beth Lopez The seventh annual Alpine Finishing School went off without a hitch, with two sessions of about twelve mountaineering girafficorns assembling at the Selkirk Lodge outside Revelstoke, British Columbia. A huge thank you to our presenting partner, Arc’teryx, for their continued support of this women’s ski and splitboard mountaineering course.  The Alpine Finishing… Read more »

Wild Skills Jr. Ski Patrol: Park City Edition

Here’s a write up by our fantastic Utah Ambassador, Courtney Kizer, about our Jr. Ski Patrol event on February 25th! We have more Jr. Ski Patrol events happening this winter in Big Sky (April 14), Sun Valley (March 31), and Crystal Mountain (March 31). If you haven’t seen it yet, also check out this sweet… Read more »

Leading the charge: Managing 70 volunteers in 5 time zones

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

IWSD 2018 Recap The K2 Alliance & SheJumps hosted the 5th Annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day (IWSD) on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 22 locations across the world. Women were invited to get together to celebrate skiing, snowboarding and the power of female camaraderie by having fun on and off the mountain. Our… Read more »

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

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!

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

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

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 »