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Wild Skills Bellingham – 2017 Recap

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Mountain bikes, ramps, and  jumps  – OH MY! Over 45 girls and 25 volunteers took over Lake Padden Park in Bellingham, WA on August 26th to embark on a day full of shelter building, navigation, first aid, 10 Essentials, and mountain biking. Volunteers were welcomed with hot coffee and a variety of scones thanks to… Read more »

Wild Skills Adventure: RMI Mountaineering Day School – Recap

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On August 17th, SheJumps Wild Skills and RMI combined forces for a unique mountaineering school for girls ages 10-14. Throughout the day-long course, the team used Mt. Rainier’s lower slopes to learn and practice various techniques and skills necessary for climbing in glaciated terrain. RMI’s experienced guides, Gloria and Julie Anne, facilitated the instruction of… Read more »

Wild Skills Adventure: Crystal Mountain – Recap

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Written by Christy Pelland On Thursday, August 10th, girls ages 6-18 and their families joined us for a Wild Skills Adventure at Crystal Mountain. SheJumps’ Wild Skills Adventures are open community events where parents/chaperones participate with the girls. Throughout the adventure, participants are introduced to a range of technical and survival skills girls need to… Read more »

SheJumps Skydive First Jump Course – Recap

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On a sunny day in July, 6 ladies got together to literally take a jump – out of a plane! After a session on land with awesome women instructors from Skydive Kapowsin and learning proper skills to safely jump out of a plane, the group headed up into the sky. What an exciting and unique… Read more »

Outessa Kirkwood: Inspiring and thought-provoking

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Outessa is an inspiring and thought-provoking gathering of women who love the outdoors. Here’s what our executive director and co-founder, Claire Smallwood, had to say about the event. My journey to Outessa began when I received an invitation from the event organizers to speak on the Force of Nature panel. My heart skipped a beat… Read more »

Wild Skills Adventure at Stone Gardens Bellevue – June/August – Recap

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Wednesday June 28th and August 9th, a sellout group of twelve  girafficorns, ages 5-12 descended upon Stonegardens in Bellevue, Washington for a morning of fun, climbing, and friends. After a quick safety and discussion of “the rules” it was time to climb.  With expert instruction by the Stonegardens staff, the girls all practiced their climbing… Read more »