Posts Tagged: avalanche safety

JH Avy Awareness Night a Smashing Success!

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

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

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

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 »

Women’s Avalanche Scholarships in the Tetons

SheJumps, the Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute, and First Western Trust are joining forces in an effort to bring avalanche education opportunities to women. And in accordance with their unfaltering support for outdoor education and opportunities for women through the SheJumps organization, Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute has generously donated two 50%-scholarships for each Avalanche Level… Read more »