Posts Tagged: avalanche safety

SheJumps & NWAC Avy Awareness at Sturtevant’s Bellevue – Recap

On Sunday night, February 11th, ten winter-enthused women gathered at Sturtevant’s in Bellevue for a night of sipping, shopping, and honing their avalanche awareness skills with NWAC. We were so stoked to bring SheJumps events, and especially our popular avalanche awareness nights, to the Eastside area. Our goal was to expand our audience and spread… Read more »

SPOTLIGHT: Avy 1 Scholarship Recipient EMMA HELLER

SheJumps in the Tetons would like to congratulate Emma Heller of Victor, Idaho, who was our scholarship winner for our most recent AIARE Level 1 course taught by the Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute in Jackson, WY held February 2-4, 2018. We wanted to take a moment to introduce Emma and share her enthusiasm for skiing, safety… Read more »

PDX Avalanche Awareness Clinic – Recap

Thursday night was magic! She Jumps PDX was  fortunate to have Lindsey Clark up from Bend to teach the avalanche awareness clinic! Lindsey, a local backcountry skier,  avalanche educator and our own awesome Product Manager, lead us through various topics such as how one identifies avalanche terrain, why and how they happen, best practices for travel… Read more »

RECAP: Avy 1 Course with JHOLI in Jackson Hole

Recap courtesy of Erica Aarons, our SheJumps scholarship winner who recently attended the Ladies Avalanche 1 Course with the Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute on December 8-10. “It’s been about a month since I sat down in a room full of ladies to learn the ins-and-outs of Avalanche Safety. I had been meaning to take… Read more »

SheJumps Intro to Avalanche Safety Awareness Clinic – Spokane 2017 – Recap

This year, the Inland Northwest region of SheJumps hosted its third annual Avalanche Awareness Clinic in Spokane, WA in partnership with Gonzaga Outdoors and Gonzaga University. SheJumps partnered with our local avalanche experts Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center (IPAC) and Idaho Panhandle Backcountry to provide an introduction to avalanche safety in the backcountry. Our event focuses… Read more »

Announcing our Winter Partners

SheJumps is gearing up for a fully action packed winter 2018 with events ranging from International Women’s Ski and Snowboard Day’s to a slew of avalanche safety and backcountry events, to learn to wax your gear clinics and more! We’re grateful and stoked to announce our winter  partners. Look for sweet prizes, swag and gear… Read more »

Save the Date: LADIES AVY AWARENESS NIGHT @ Teton County SAR 11/28/17

Join SheJumps and the Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute for our annual Ladies Avalanche Awareness clinic on Tuesday, November 28, from 6-9pm at the Teton County WY-Search and Rescue Facility in Jackson, WY. This ever-popular event is excellent opportunity for women of the Tetons to come together in an open,comfortable and empowering environment to discuss the basics of avalanche… Read more »

SheJumps AIARE Level 1: S.O.L.E. Edition – Recap

Growing up in Texas did not afford much opportunity for experiencing the snow. It was foreign, unknown, and COLD!! I had extremely limited experience in the mountains. If you would have asked me then to consider exploring the backcountry on a splitboard with the danger of avalanches, I would have probably said I could never… Read more »