Posts By: Far North

Boys & Girls Club Learn to Ski Series @ Hilltop, Alaska

The Mountain View Boys and Girls Club Ski Instruction series kicks off with our first night 2/23 at Hilltop! We are inviting you to volunteer with us to instruct the Mtn View B&G club how to ski! We will have 4 sessions 2/23, 3/2, 3/23, and 3/30. All ages and skill levels welcome (preferred at… Read more »

Full Moon Film Fundraising Event @ 49th State Brewing

On Feburary 14th at 49th State Brewing in downtown Anchorage, we held a fundraiser in hopes of rasing enough money to be able to take the Boys & Girls Club of Mountain View skiing at Hilltop. Instead of feeding money into the commercial holiday of Valentines Day, some rad folks from Alaska shared their time… Read more »

Alyeska International Womens Ski Day 2018

Twenty Ladies gathered near the base of the tram at Alyeska before the mountain opened.  We were able to meet new people and discuss everyones’ goals for the day.  We geared up and were full of stoke when we were spit out into a classic Alyeska low visibility cloud. Following each others bright colors and… Read more »

Recap – Ice Climbing Clinic in Valdez

Valdez Ice Climbing Clinic

Written by: Emily Escapule Women took their past valentine revenge out on the ice this February 14th as SheJumps held a beginners ice climbing clinic at the Valdez Ice Climbing Festival in the iconic Keystone Canyon. Ice Climbing is a particularly challenging sport to try for the first few times because of its gear intensity,… Read more »

Get the Girls Out @ Alyeska

Join us on Saturday, April 15th at 1pm next to Ted’s Express to close the season in style, with a group of amazing Alaskan ladies! Costumes are encouraged! So wear your favorite Spring-rageous outfit and enjoy some skiing at Alyeska. If you can’t join us on the mountain, we will be doing an Apres at… Read more »

Recap – Avalanche Rescue Clinic

Alaska Avy Rescue Clinic 2015

Written By: Meg Smith Our local avalanche forecaster, Heather Thamm, with Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center (cnfaic.org) put together a basic avalanche rescue clinic focused on companion rescue. We reviewed efficient search techniques using a beacon, probe and strategic shoveling. This was a great opportunity to get some hands on practice, plus help and… Read more »

Recap – Wine and Wax Clinic for IWSD 2014

This International Women’s Ski Day it decided to rain but that didn’t stop the ladies of Alaska from getting together! With the way conditions were looking, we had a hunch that it might be too warm for the weather to allow us to go skiing. So we decided to get ready for the slopes to… Read more »

Six Mile Creek in Alaska Got the Girls Out!

On Sunday, August 10th 2014, a group of 10 amazing women few of which knew each other, came together and paddled down Six Mile Creek in Alaska. Females of all abilities were welcome and thats exactly what we got! Six Mile is a beautiful river located on the Kenai Peninsula, that offers class II-IV+ rapids… Read more »

Get The Girls Out Rocked Alyeska!

Over 30 girls came out and shredded Alyeska’s soft corn for an amazing day in the sun! We dressed in our finest, most glamorous outfits we could dig up. Girls as old as 5 dressed in unicorn and butterfly customs to young women in their 50’s wearing their finest tutu! There were smiles all around… Read more »