Posts By: Intermountain

Backcountry 101- at Brighton Resort

Winter has finally arrived in the Wasatch!  But first a classroom session with the lovely Evelyn Lees and Pat Lamborough. They covered everything from beacon flux lines to travelling in avalanche terrain.  The ladies broke up into groups to go over scenarios and decision making as well.  So much to learn, so little time! We… Read more »

Beacon Clinic

Over 40 ladies were keen to learn and refresh their beacon skills, even on a Monday morning!  It was a gorgeous day up at Alta.  Our fearless lady leaders discussed some beacon basics, including the flux lines (shown above) of a beacon. After the full group discussion the ladies broke up into groups of about… Read more »

SLC Wine & Wax at 2nd Tracks Recap

Thanks once again to 2nd Tracks for hosting our wax clinic.  Included this year in Utah: wine! 15 SheJumpers gathered to learn how to properly care for the bases of our skis while enjoying a glass of wine..or two! Inspecting the bases, fixing core shots, and proper waxing technique were all among the topics covered…. Read more »

Know Before You Go Recap- Salt Lake City

When Ullr decides to grace the Wasatch with some powder, the ladies are ready!  On December 5th, almost 100 women gathered at the REI in Salt Lake City for our annual Know Before You Go chat with Evelyn Lees and Pat Lamborough from the Utah Avalanche Center. Evelyn covered numerous topics following the steps of… Read more »

SheJumps Trapshooting at Boise Gun Club

For the second year in a row, a group of energetic and eager-to-learn women showed up at the Boise Gun Club to experience the art of trapshooting. We started in the clubhouse getting the basics of gun safety, gun mechanics, and opportunities for women in the sport from Liz, resident trap shooter and advocate for… Read more »

2017 Boise Wild Skills – Recap

Written by Kim Holloway and Stacey Hopstad Seventy two girls flocked to the Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center on a hot August day for the second annual Boise Wild Skills. We were excited to welcome back some of our favorite community partners; Outdoor Exchange, Air St. Luke’s, Idaho Mountain Search and Rescue, and Albertsons. New… Read more »

SheJumps Bike Clinic at 2nd Track Sports

The guys at 2nd Tracks in Salt Lake have done it again!  We had a great bike maintenance clinic lead by Tim.  He answered all of our questions from changing a tubeless and tube tire, to what essentials should be in our pack.  (Don’t forget extra CO2 cartridges!)  He also helped us with what checks… Read more »

Urban Ascent Climbing Event Wrap-Up

Our second annual climbing event at Urban Ascent was a success! This year the 16 ladies took on routes of varying difficulty with courage and confidence. With ten women and six kids we had a great mix of giggles and high fives. The ladies went through an extensive belay instruction which provided valuable knowledge on… Read more »

Thoughts from a high school halfpipe skier…

Eva, a high school student at the Sage School in Hailey, Idaho, recently co-hosted a SheJumps event as a part of her senior project.  She spent months planning and preparing for her Night Fat-Bike Riding Event and it was a huge success!  Though the temperatures dropped far below a comfortable level, the overall experience of… Read more »