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Winter Raffle Partners 2019

Is that a drum roll I hear? We are super excited to announce the brands who are supporting our biggest events this winter! Whether you are joining us for International Women’s Snow Day, (January 12) a Get the Girls Out, or another one of our biggest regional events- be sure to bring your cash for… Read more »

SheJumps Annual Report

Our fiscal year runs July 1-June 30, so here are the results for the AMAZING things we accomplished in 2017-2018. It was truly a banner year for SheJumps. You can view the entire report by clicking here. The highlights: —2,779 participants (12,000 served since 2007) —124 events —853 youth served —13% growth YOY Here’s a… Read more »

Partner Profile: Carve Designs

Did you get on the water this summer? SheJumps was thrilled to bring more water based activities to our communities thanks to our generous partner Carve Designs. Thanks to Carve, this summer SheJumps launched the Surf and SUP Series, where close to 200 women tried water sports. This included surfing in Virginia, sailing and SUP in Vermont,… Read more »

Ambassador Sarah Field Making a Difference in Denver

Ambassadors are the heart and soul of SheJumps. We rely on this special group of girafficorns to help us deliver our programs and bring the stoke to their local communities. We recently had a chance to catch up with Sara Crofton, our Denver area ambassador, who was willing to give us a glimpse into volunteer… Read more »

Girls chart course in outdoor industry

Written by: Avril Wiers “If we go for a second lap I’m going to faint.” I was standing in a parking lot, rallying a group of 14 girls from all over the county, getting ready for another try at mountain biking. Our inspiring mentor for the day had since departed and lunchtime food coma was… Read more »

Wild Skills Mountain Camp: Rainier

Written by Wild Skills Director, Christy Pelland We hosted our first overnight Wild Skills Mountain Camp July 29-August 2 at Mt Rainier National Park thanks in part to our partners Clif, Y.E.T.I., Bight Gear and RMI Expeditions. This unique camp experience ranged from learning camping best practices to mountaineering skills needed to climb big peaks… Read more »

Winter Throwback: Grand Traverse Ski Race

Written by: Julie Nania We spent months preparing for the Grand Traverse: long backcountry training days; scouting the course; buying all new lightweight gear; talking with experienced GT veterans. In the days leading up to the race, we spent hours preparing for the what-ifs. What if our skins failed? What if our bindings iced over?… Read more »

The Right Kind of Sunscreen: Do Your Part

By Tessa Samuels and Tiffany Thio Imagine, just for a moment, plunging deep into the most biologically diverse ecosystem on earth. You sink 150 feet down through blue water that flickers and catches the light that only the shallow areas of the ocean can catch, coming to stop by a bright calcium carbonate structure. Millions… Read more »