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Mountain Playground Card announces SheJumps as non-profit benefactor

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SheJumps is excited to partner with the Mountain Rider’s Alliance and their newest initiative, the Mountain Playground Card. Read below for more information on how you can get involved! JACKSON, WY – January 14, 2016 Mountain Rider’s Alliance (MRA) has launched its latest initiative, the Mountain Playground Group, designed to assist community and independent ski… Read more »

The top 5 Reasons Why You Should Donate to SheJumps this December

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Written by: Annika Sohlström Tis’ the season for giving and, playing in the snow! SheJumps is proud to have kicked-off an awesome fundraising campaign on #GivingTuesday to help get more young girls outdoors and educated! We kicked off the Wild Skills fundraising campaign this #GivingTuesday to help fund our Wild Skills camp, which will teach young girls… Read more »

SAFE AS Clinic in Copper Mountain, CO

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Give yourself (or your favorite female shred partner!) the gift of backcountry fun and awareness this winter by attending the Copper Mountain, CO SAFE AS one-day AIARE intro-to-avalanche course and refresher. Led by the one and only heli guide and ultimate snow pro Lel Tone, with assistance from professional skiers Elyse Saugstad, Michelle Parker, Jackie Paaso,… Read more »

12/12/15: Third Annual International Women’s Ski (& Snowboard) Day

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December 12th, 2015 will mark the 3rd annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day (IWSD). The day was spearheaded by K2’s marketing director and K2 Alliance Team Manager, Alyssa Clark. The IWSD holiday’s vision is to make sure that women all over the country are celebrated on the slopes on this day, regardless of the… Read more »

Color Run 2015 San Francisco

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SheJumps and Bret Harte Middle School Girls’ Run Club – Color Run 2015 San Francisco Written by: Chelsea Marie Hill Pink! Blue! Yellow! Green….and gray?! Gray? After three months of training for the San Francisco Color Run, we awoke to a sky that was frighteningly lacking any color. Alarms clocks were ringing and girls were… Read more »

Join Us In Our Campaign To Fund Wild Skills

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SheJumps is celebrating a first-ever online fundraising campaign in conjunction with #GivingTuesday. On Tuesday, December 1st we launched a month-long campaign to raise $25,000 towards our Wild Skills program. Wild Skills is a FREE day camp for girls under 18 to learn basic, technical outdoor skills. Be a part of the movement to make sure… Read more »

Play Hard Give Back and Ashley Maxfield

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Written by: Chelsea Marie Hill Play Hard Give Back (PHGB) and SheJumps – A series of interviews with professional female athletes giving back to aspirational women around the world… Big Mountain skier, Ashley Maxfield, is both an athlete and artist who has overcome more than just tricky trails. Through competitive skiing, Maxfield has experienced some… Read more »

Getting Off To A Good Start – Preparing For Your First Ski Trip

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Written by: Sally James Few people are in any doubt that skiing is an excellent way to spend a vacation. The apres ski alone makes it worthwhile, but there are also a multitude of health benefits. It’s been pointed out that skiers can burn “3,000 calories during six hours of skiing,” meaning that you can enjoy some post-slopes… Read more »

2016 SheJumps Alpine Finishing School

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The Alpine Finishing School is an all-women’s ski & splitboard mountaineering course taught by Kate Devine, a 28 year old ACMG guide and Diny Harrison, the first North American female to be certified as an IFMGA guide. The 2016 Alpine Finishing School will be offered with two different dates: April 16-23 and April 30-May 7…. Read more »