Posts Tagged: avalanche safety

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

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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

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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 »

JH Avy Awareness Night a Smashing Success!

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A chilly Tuesday evening in Jackson Hole found SheJumpers of the Tetons gathered at the Teton County Search & Rescue facility for our annual Ladies Avalanche Awareness Clinic. Taught by Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute’s Jacob Urban and Nancy Bockino, this year’s clinic brought a record number of women together, with over fifty women in… Read more »

16th Annual Western Avalache Awareness Seminar

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Come join WMRT for a FREE night of avalanche education, giveaways, and fun. Brush up your backcountry skills or get introduced to the sport just in time for ski season! Guest speakers include Dale Atkins with the American Avalanche Association, Zach Guy with the Crested Butte Avalanche Center, and Ian Havlick and Steve Banks with… Read more »

SheJumps Into Avalanche Awareness Clinic Spokane: Know Before You Go 2016 – Recap

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On Thursday 11/3/16, Spokane SheJumps hosted its second annual Avalanche Awareness Clinic in partnership with Gonzaga Outdoors and Gonzaga University. SheJumps partnered up with local avalanche experts at IPAC (our local avalanche center) and Idaho Panhandle Backcountry, an organization that promotes local backcountry skiing and splitboarding. I always look forward to this clinic because it’s… Read more »

Utah Snow and Avalanche Workshop on November 5th

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Between gear sales and swaps, upcoming ski/board tuning clinics, and friends who have been waxing/fixing/upgrading gear since July, it’s clear that everyone is hungry for winter. But while it’s easy (not to mention super duper fun) to focus on the goods needed to get onto the mountain, it’s just as important to make sure we’re… Read more »