REGIONAL NEWS:

Winter Throwback: Grand Traverse Ski Race

Written by: Laraine Martin We spent months preparing for the Grand Traverse: long backcountry training days; scouting the course; buying all new lightweight gear; talking with experienced GT veterans. In the days leading up to the race, we spent hours preparing for the what-ifs. What if our skins failed? What if our bindings iced over?… Read more »

RECAP: SheJumps Whitewater Rafting in Richmond, VA

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Article by Alicia  Monahan, Southeast Region Ambassador We were stoke to hold a Whitewater Rafting event in Richmond, VA, especially since there was so much interest in doing a whitewater rafting trip via the Facebook group. There was stoke, as well as hesitation, as some wanted to raft, but did not want a crazy and intense adventure. This… Read more »

2018 Wild Skills Basics: Boise

Boise summers are filled with camping, rivers, lakes, hiking, biking, and all sorts adventures. We want our community of young females to possess the skills they need to safely explore the outdoors with their families. On June 2nd twenty-nine girls flocked to the Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center for the third annual Boise Wild Skills…. Read more »

SheJumps Wild Skills Adventure: McCall

It’s always a treat to wake up to a chilly summer morning in Idaho and that’s exactly what we did on Sunday, July 22nd at Brundage Mountain Resort. Our Wild Skills adventure morning warmed up quickly with an enthusiastic group of girls and their families flocked to the mountains for a fun day of hiking… Read more »

Wild Skills Junior Wildland Firefighter: Hood River RECAP

Kickstarted by an idea to spin off our successful Junior Ski Patrol program, SheJumps Wild Skills along with the help of dedicated volunteer Meaghan Gaffney, USDA and Oregon Wildland Firefighters created Junior Wildland Firefighter; a day camp that introduces girls to the facets of wildland firefighting while interacting with the strong women of the firefighting… Read more »

The Seventh Annual Alpine Finishing School presented by Arc’teryx

Words: Beth Lopez The seventh annual Alpine Finishing School went off without a hitch, with two sessions of about twelve mountaineering girafficorns assembling at the Selkirk Lodge outside Revelstoke, British Columbia. A huge thank you to our presenting partner, Arc’teryx, for their continued support of this women’s ski and splitboard mountaineering course.  The Alpine Finishing… Read more »

Wild Skills Junior Ski Patrol: Sun Valley

On March 31st, 27 young girls between the ages of 8 and 15 gathered at River Run Lodge dressed in ski boots and unicorn onesies, ready to spend the day learning what it’s like to be a Ski Patroller at Sun Valley. 9 female ski patrollers met the girls with a contagious energy and an… Read more »

Wild Skills Jr Ski Patrol at Big Sky Resort

On April 14, 2018, SheJumps Wild Skills hosted Junior Ski Patrol at Big Sky Resort, a day camp where girls learned mountain safety and first aid while working with the strong women of the ski patrol community and SheJumps volunteers. Throughout the day, participants were taught a range of outdoor skills that are utilized by… Read more »

Wild Skills Junior Ski Patrol: Crystal Mountain

On March 31, 2018, SheJumps Wild Skills hosted Junior Ski Patrol at Crystal Mountain a day camp where girls learned mountain safety and first aid while working with the strong women of the ski patrol community and SheJumps volunteers. Throughout the day, participants were taught a range of outdoor skills that are utilized by ski… Read more »

GET THE GIRLS OUT @ Grand Targhee Resort

Written by Rockies Ambassador Mya Akins SheJumps hosted our first ever Get the Girls Out (GTGO) at Grand Targhee Resort on St. Paddy’s Day. Our GTGO succeeded in gathering girls and women of all ages to celebrate sisterhood, skiing, and unite the women girls of the Tetons. The ladies of Grand Targhee’s Ski School and… Read more »