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Celebrate 10 Years of SheJumps in Seattle on Nov. 3

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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 »

Turning your passion into your profession

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Fall is a great time of year to reflect on your career goals. Camber Outdoors recently launched their new career site which connects women to careers in the outdoor industry. It’s exciting to see so many companies taking their CEO pledge to help expand women’s opportunities both in the backcountry and the boardroom. We took… Read more »

Mom with a Mission

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SheJumps Co-Founder Vanessa Pierce takes on the Snowbird Hill Climb Written by: Vanessa Pierce I love being active. I’m your average weekend warrior, casual evening worker outer and lover of all types of outdoor adventures. I do enjoy a good pain cave in athletics — sometimes — but mostly I’ve retired from being “hard core.”… Read more »

Outessa Kirkwood: Inspiring and thought-provoking

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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 »

The Bird

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Written by: Laraine Martin Nearly a decade ago, I trudged up the saddle of Mt. Massive on an early August morning. I ascended alongside the rest of my trail crew, climbing toward our daily work of rearranging rocks into steps and cairns, confining hiker passage to this well-defined corridor and reducing degradation to the fragile… Read more »

The Evolution of a Person is the Evolution of a Decision

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Logic vs. Emotion when decision making Written by: Linsey Warren Maybe I set myself up for this ‘confrontation’. Maybe it was a long-time building. Maybe the water had been boiling for a while and this was the boil over point. Years of relentlessly pursuing the hundred highest peaks in Washington (aka the Bulger list) had… Read more »

Get the Girls Out at Beartooth Basin – Recap

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Not even rain, wind, blowing snow, or broken generators can deter the Girafficorn Nation! Over 25 ladies of all ages from all over the country, braved the extreme weather and joined us for our Get The Girls Out at Beartooth Basin on June 16. Our event was the kickoff for Mountain Riders Alliance’s first annual… Read more »

A Woman’s Place is On Top

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Written by: Cathy O’Dowd I’ve spent much of my adult life attempting activities that were seen as profoundly masculine, where women were scarce or absent, and I’ve discovered that there is a lot we can do to fight past the ‘man’s world’ myth. “Well, George, we knocked the bastard off.” These were the first words… Read more »

Summer Partnerships

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SheJumps is excited to announce our summer 2017 partnerships, in support of our summer raffles. These companies are supporting 15 events this summer. We are grateful to be working with brands that support the participation of women and girls in the outdoors, not only in the products they make, but in their business practices and by… Read more »

A Woman’s Place Is On The Wall

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Written by: Cathy O´Dowd If you ask people to imagine a climber, they’ll probably visualize someone who is thin, strong, young – and almost certainly male. A young man, biceps bulging, doing a series of pull-ups with his feet swinging free below him. In fact, the blazing new talent who on track to become the… Read more »