Posts Tagged: avalanche safety

NWAC Avalanche Awareness Class – evo Seattle

*This event is now full.  If you didn’t register in time, there is a waitlist you can try OR there will be another class on January 6th, 2015! Take a night to enjoy some refreshments with other rad ladies at evo Seattle and kick off the season with an AIARE Avalanche Awareness course from the Northwest Avalanche Center!… Read more »

SheJumps into Avalanche Saftey

This winter, get out to backcountry and SHRED with safety and confidence! A Level 1 avalanche course is the way to continue your education and training to keep you safe in snowy backcountry. Taught by veteran AMGA guide trainer and AIARE avalanche educator Eli Helmuth, this field-based course is a hands-on study of the avalanche… Read more »

21st Annual Black Diamond Fall Fundraiser Party for the Utah Avalanche Center

The Utah Avalanche Center, a huge supporter of SheJumps, is having their annual fundraising party! Show your support so we can continue educating and learning how to stay safe in the backcountry. Black Diamond Equipment, Uinta Brewing Company, and the Utah Avalanche Center are teaming up for the 21st year to present the Black Diamond Fall Fundraising… Read more »

Staying Wise on the Wasatch Front

Thank you to the Utah Avalanche Center for partnering with SheJumps to offer a second women’s Backcountry 101 class in Salt Lake City!  On February 20th & 22nd ladies came together to increase their avalanche awareness!   There were attendees from as far away as the east coast and even a mother/daughter pair visiting from… Read more »

Handling Human Factors in the Backcountry!!

The ladies of Jackson Hole came together on February 12, 2014 to delve into the factors that surround the process of decision-making while traveling in avalanche terrain. As the snow flew outside, we sat down for an incredibly comfortable and empowering roundtable discussion at the office location of our event partner, Jackson Hole Mountain Guides…. Read more »

Idaho Women’s Level 1 Avalanche Education Course

SheJumps has partnered with Sun Valley Trekking for a Women’s Level 1 Avalanche Education course.  This course will take place in Tornak, a mountain hut just a short drive from Ketchum, ID. Participants will meet in Ketchum on the morning of March 14th for orientation and carpool to the trailhead.  Guides and instructors will lead… Read more »

Decision-Making in the Backcountry

SheJumps is very excited to be partnering with Jackson Hole Mountain Guides in an effort to bring the ladies of Jackson together for our Decision-Making in the Backcountry event on February 12, 2014! A unique avalanche safety event, this clinic will go beyond the technical aspects of traveling in avalanche terrain and delve into equally… Read more »

Winter Safety

For all of us involved in winter sports, we must keep safety and situational awareness at top of mind.  It’s each of our responsibilities to ensure the well-being of ourselves, our partners, and the other snow enthusiasts around us. With the many recent avalanche stories in the news, we want to remind everyone to seek… Read more »

Women’s Avalanche Safety Scholarships!

This just in, SheJumps will be offering a limited number of full scholarships ($140 value) to the upcoming Women’s Backcountry 101 classes! Have you always wanted to take an avalanche safety course but the cost scared you away? You can apply here: https://docs.google.com/a/shejumps.com/forms/d/11NI4lUrAGeLfU7b_c4C… https://docs.google.com/a/shejumps.com/forms/d/10rYniPSwKnqovtJ_RAZ… Back by popular demand is the Utah Avalanche Center and SheJumps… Read more »