REGIONAL NEWS:

Wild Skills Jr. Ski Patrol: Park City Edition

Here’s a write up by our fantastic Utah Ambassador, Courtney Kizer, about our Jr. Ski Patrol event on February 25th! We have more Jr. Ski Patrol events happening this winter in Big Sky (April 14), Sun Valley (March 31), and Crystal Mountain (March 31). If you haven’t seen it yet, also check out this sweet… Read more »

Backcountry 101- at Brighton Resort

Winter has finally arrived in the Wasatch!  But first a classroom session with the lovely Evelyn Lees and Pat Lamborough. They covered everything from beacon flux lines to travelling in avalanche terrain.  The ladies broke up into groups to go over scenarios and decision making as well.  So much to learn, so little time! We… Read more »

Beacon Clinic

Over 40 ladies were keen to learn and refresh their beacon skills, even on a Monday morning!  It was a gorgeous day up at Alta.  Our fearless lady leaders discussed some beacon basics, including the flux lines (shown above) of a beacon. After the full group discussion the ladies broke up into groups of about… Read more »

SLC Wine & Wax at 2nd Tracks Recap

Thanks once again to 2nd Tracks for hosting our wax clinic.  Included this year in Utah: wine! 15 SheJumpers gathered to learn how to properly care for the bases of our skis while enjoying a glass of wine..or two! Inspecting the bases, fixing core shots, and proper waxing technique were all among the topics covered…. Read more »

5th Annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day: Jan. 20, 2018

IWSD 2018 Recap The K2 Alliance & SheJumps hosted the 5th Annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day (IWSD) on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 22 locations across the world. Women were invited to get together to celebrate skiing, snowboarding and the power of female camaraderie by having fun on and off the mountain. Our… Read more »

Know Before You Go Recap- Salt Lake City

When Ullr decides to grace the Wasatch with some powder, the ladies are ready!  On December 5th, almost 100 women gathered at the REI in Salt Lake City for our annual Know Before You Go chat with Evelyn Lees and Pat Lamborough from the Utah Avalanche Center. Evelyn covered numerous topics following the steps of… Read more »

SheJumps Trapshooting at Boise Gun Club

For the second year in a row, a group of energetic and eager-to-learn women showed up at the Boise Gun Club to experience the art of trapshooting. We started in the clubhouse getting the basics of gun safety, gun mechanics, and opportunities for women in the sport from Liz, resident trap shooter and advocate for… Read more »

2017 Boise Wild Skills – Recap

Written by Kim Holloway and Stacey Hopstad Seventy two girls flocked to the Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center on a hot August day for the second annual Boise Wild Skills. We were excited to welcome back some of our favorite community partners; Outdoor Exchange, Air St. Luke’s, Idaho Mountain Search and Rescue, and Albertsons. New… Read more »

Jump Camp at Olympic Park

Written by: Jen Fredsall, SheJumps Ambassador It’s that time of year again! No sadly not the beginning of ski season. But we did get to put on skis at the Utah Olympic Park and jump into the pools! But first, we needed to practice on the trampolines where everyone progressed to trying front flips! Then… Read more »