OGE and Dynafit Host the Backcountry Film Festival–a fundraiser for SheJumps

The Outdoor Gear Exchange and Dynafit hosted the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival in Burlington, VT, this past Thursday, December 5th, as a fundraiser for SheJumps. More than 50 people gathered to support SheJumps and to see a series of inspiring films about winter adventures, perseverance, and wildland conservation. Crowd favorites were Poor Man’s… Read more »

Summit for Our Sisters and How We Skied in Africa!

I traveled as part of a 2 woman team to Mt. Kenya for an expedition we called “Summit for Our Sisters.” The goal was to summit Point Lenana (16,355’), ski the Lewis Glacier, the largest remaining equatorial glacier, and run a fundraiser for Zawadisha, a non-profit that seeks to empower Kenya women with microloans and… Read more »

CECILE GIUG, the First International Jumper

We’d like to honor and give a huge shout out to Cecile Giug, our first international Jumper. An avid outdoors woman and ski racing fan, life hasn’t always been easy for Cecile. At 18 her dad died, and she lost hope and battled a deep depression. She coped by traveling the world, meeting new people… Read more »

SheJumps into Fly Fishing on

Thanks to Kate Elgee for her awesome write up on the SheJumps into Fly Fishing event in Ketchum and to Tamara Harrison for capturing great photos during the fun filled weekend! The article begins, “Lately, there have been Girafficorn sightings all over the high mountain deserts of Ketchum, Idaho—zooming by on car bumpers, being zipped up… Read more »

SheJumps Loves Fly Fishing

The first ever SheJumps Get the Girls Out fly fishing event was a HUGE success!  Thirty women, ranging from 22 to 65, came from across Tennessee to gather in Knoxville for this introductory fly fishing event.  This group included five veterans, which we were thrilled to have in attendance!           Following… Read more »

Arc’teryx Ed Series: From Backpacking to Rock Climbing

On Thursday, October 24th SheJumps and Arc’teryx kicked-off a regional partnership for a three-part educational series in Seattle. The first event, Backpacking Basics, was led by Ellie Norris, Assistant Store Manager at Arc’teryx. This class was the first all-female event at the Arc’teryx US flagship store! Ellie discussed the proper gear and clothing needed for… Read more »

SheJumps gets Pretty Muddy

I’m happy to announce our first Pretty Muddy event was a success (and a great time)! On September 28th, a group of 5 adventurous Virginia women set out to represent SheJumps and take on the Pretty Muddy all women’s mud run in Pocahontas State Park. We came sporting tutus, SheJumps gear, and positive attitudes. In addition… Read more »

Arc’teryx Educational Series

This Fall we are extremely excited to announce that we will be teaming up with Arc’teryx for a series of three educational events in the Pacific Northwest! We are incredibly happy to welcome Arc’teryx to the SheJumps family and are kicking off our regional partnership with the outdoor retailer in Seattle. It it our mission… Read more »

Get the Girls Out is coming to NYC!

We are thrilled to announce our very first event in the city! SheJumps is excited to be partnering with the Brooklyn Boulders Foundation for our NYC launch! BKBF is inspiring women in the NYC area to get out and get active, and with their help, we will share the SheJumps spirit with so many more…. Read more »

SheJumps: A Way of Being

By: Hannah Whitney SheJumps is so much more than a name, and more than an organization to me.  It is a way of living.  A way of being.  I was a jumper long before the nonprofit existed, as were so many of us.  We were lucky to have the passion and drive that saw SheJumps… Read more »