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2015 Alpine Finishing School & Liz Daley Scholarship

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Written by Gaelen Engler, 2015 Liz Daley Scholarship Recipient Finding your voice in the mountains is hard. Let’s be honest: finding your voice in any aspect of today’s world is hard. Logging into Facebook, I am instantly faced with epic photos of my epic friends doing epic things in every corner of the world. It’s… Read more »

Snow Sisters 2015 With Ashley Maxfield

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Written by Ashley Maxfield, winner of the Snow Sisters trip raffle How do you sum up the trip of a lifetime? I can remember where I was in October when I got the call. I was standing on top of a roof, trying to make some extra money for the ski season. I had no… Read more »

AFS 2014: Friendships Built, Memories Made

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Written by: Cristy Watson We’ve previously shared stories about what is learned at the annual ski mountaineering course. You can check out the 2014 course recap here, and read several great write-ups by Stephanie Nitsch at backcountry.com on what it means to ski like a girl and how to pack for the trip. Beyond the… Read more »

Arc’teryx Announces Contest to Celebrate Outdoor Women

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ARC’TERYX, the technical leader in outdoor performance apparel and equipment, proudly announces its #defineFEMININE contest – a spring campaign dedicated to the female consumer and their pursuit of outdoor adventure. Starting today, April 15th, and ending May 8th, active women have the opportunity to nominate a woman in their life who inspires them in the… Read more »

Give Your Health a Boost: Go Out with the Girls!

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Written by: Sally Jacques Whether you are a skier, a biker or a trekker, you may have heard of SheJumps’ many programs and campaigns, designed to foster physical and mental wealth through outdoor activities, and to give women the useful resources through adventure, education and community building. If you’ve ever wondered why the outdoors is… Read more »

The Real Deal Ski Bum

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Written by: Nat Segal Grania Devine, the owner and operator of Selkirk Backcountry Lodge, is the real deal ski bum. And yet she’s not what you would expect. She doesn’t couch-surf, there is no Subaru in sight, and she knows exactly when she last took a shower. With a beautiful long white braid hanging down… Read more »

#IAmSJ Facebook Cover Photo Contest

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We want you. The skier, the biker, the leader of ladyshred. We need a new cover photo for our Facebook page and we want you to be on it. Enter your best #IAmSJ photo today, have your friends vote on it and the photo with the most votes will be branded with our IAmSJ logo… Read more »

2015 Liz Daley Scholarship Recipient Named

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Liz Daley was a female American splitboard mountaineer who passed away in an avalanche in September 29, 2014. Liz touched the lives of thousands of people during her short life on this planet, and her ambitious sense of adventure, technical skills, and strength was overshadowed only by her trademark positive attitude that left impressions on… Read more »

7th Annual (S)heJumps Into the Canyon at Alta

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We are celebrating year number 7 this year for our Utah (Intermountain region) Youth Initiative at Alta called “(S)heJumps Into the Canyon!” Thank you to our gracious host Alta Ski Area for donating so much to make this happen annually. This year we need YOU to volunteer and share your love for the mountains. Impact… Read more »