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A Semester In New Zealand…and Bombyx

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Written by: Alex Freericks, Rockies Regional Coordinator In Spring 2015 I decided to register for a semester abroad in New Zealand. I had been debating it for a few years and finally decided to pull the trigger and commit. I chose to go to New Zealand because it is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. And now… Read more »

Introducing the SheJumps Team…

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We’re pulling back the veil on who puts in the work, both at the events & behind the scenes, to make SheJumps run. This group of SheJumpers (and one HeJumper) is dedicated to the mission of increasing female participation in outdoor activities, so much so, that they’ve decided to make it a part of their… Read more »

Surfing in the Southeast

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Southeast Regional Coordinator, Kelly Drewnowski, organized the region’s first ever surf event – a partnership with Wes Laine Surf Camp – which took place on August 8th. It also was the first ever all female camp for Wes Laine & crew! Read up on the experience of learning to surf on the edge of a… Read more »

First Wild Skills Event A Huge Success!

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Written by: Claire Smallwood On May 30th, 2015 SheJumps and the Mountaineers hosted the first-ever Wild Skills Youth Initiative. The goal for the free clinic—open to girls ages 6-18—focused on basic first-aid, Leave No Trace ethics, the 10 Essentials to pack in the outdoors, compasses, maps, navigation, and rock climbing. The Wild Skills program was… Read more »

ZGirls Takes Flight For The Next Generation

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Libby Ludlow and Jilyne Higgins are co-founders of the nonprofit ZGiRLS, an organization that equips girls in sports with the tools and perspective they need to be confident, centered, and courageous. Given that their mission is directly in-tune with what believe here at SheJumps, we are excited to be announcing a collaboration in order to… Read more »

Meet Our SheJumps Interns!

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We’re thrilled to have 4 summer interns on the team. They each bring a unique view and set of skills to SheJumps, but share a love for the outdoors, community building, and a desire to further our mission of increasing female participation in outdoor activities. Carley Hawkins Carley is currently a student at the University… Read more »

Kate’s Real Food Partners with SheJumps

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SheJumps is excited to announce our partnership with Kate’s Real Food to support our ‘Get The Girls Out!’ initiative. Kate’s was born in Jackson, WY with Kate Schade’s goal of enabling skiers to stay in the snow for the full day – fueled with a healthy, affordable, and delicious meal. “Kate’s Real Food and SheJumps are… Read more »

#DefineFEMININE Contest Winners & Coastal Trip

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When Arc’teryx asked for the women of the outdoor community to share what being an active outdoor woman means to them by sharing photos, stories, and by telling them about a woman who most inspires each of us as individuals…we answered! The #defineFEMININE campaign brought in more than 1200 nominations of inspiring women to take… Read more »

#IAmSJ: What I’ve Learned

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Rachel Reich has been manning SheJumps’ social media for the past three years – helping grow our online community and social presence as an organization. She is a freelance marketing specialist, splitboard mountaineer and aspiring ski guide who makes her home in Jackson, WY. Follow her adventures on Instagram at @theracheden. When I first came… Read more »

Claire Smallwood Joins Ingrid Backstrom & PowderQuest in Chile

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PowderQuest Tours Announces Claire Smallwood, Executive Director and co-founder of SheJumps, as New Instructor for Ingrid Backstrom’s Women’s Ski Camp in Chile PowderQuest Tours, an internationally recognized company offering skiing in Chile, Argentina and Japan, has officially announced that Claire Smallwood will be added to the roster of ski coaches this year. Bend, Oregon, May… Read more »