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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 including surfing in Virginia Beach, sailing and SUP… 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 »

Partner Profile: Shredly

We don’t have to tell you, summer is mountain biking season! This year all over the country SheJumps is bringing intro to mountain biking, skills clinics, and downhill mountain biking events to a location near you. We hope you jump in and give it a try! SheJumps is about fun, color, and costumes. We wouldn’t… Read more »

Wild Skills Junior Wildland Firefighter: Hood River RECAP

Kickstarted by an idea to spin off our successful Junior Ski Patrol program, SheJumps Wild Skills along with the help of dedicated volunteer Meaghan Gaffney, USDA and Oregon Wildland Firefighters created Junior Wildland Firefighter; a day camp that introduces girls to the facets of wildland firefighting while interacting with the strong women of the firefighting… Read more »

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 »