Posts Tagged: far north

5th Annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day: Jan. 20, 2018

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UPDATE: We will be sharing photos and event recaps from all the events around the country as soon as possible! -Claire on Monday, Jan. 22 2018 K2 Alliance & SheJumps invite you to the 5th Annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day on January 20.  Women from all around the world are invited to get… Read more »

12/12/15: Third Annual International Women’s Ski (& Snowboard) Day

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December 12th, 2015 will mark the 3rd annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day (IWSD). The day was spearheaded by K2’s marketing director and K2 Alliance Team Manager, Alyssa Clark. The IWSD holiday’s vision is to make sure that women all over the country are celebrated on the slopes on this day, regardless of the… Read more »

2016 SheJumps Alpine Finishing School

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The Alpine Finishing School is an all-women’s ski & splitboard mountaineering course taught by Kate Devine, a 28 year old ACMG guide and Diny Harrison, the first North American female to be certified as an IFMGA guide. The 2016 Alpine Finishing School will be offered with two different dates: April 16-23 and April 30-May 7…. Read more »

Recap – Ice Climbing Clinic in Valdez

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Written by: Emily Escapule Women took their past valentine revenge out on the ice this February 14th as SheJumps held a beginners ice climbing clinic at the Valdez Ice Climbing Festival in the iconic Keystone Canyon. Ice Climbing is a particularly challenging sport to try for the first few times because of its gear intensity,… Read more »

Recap: Boys & Girls Club of America Ski Day

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Written by: Brooke Edwards After last year’s incredible success with one of these partnership events, the SheJumps crew in Alaska decided to organize a series of 3 separate evening events at Anchorage’s very own Hilltop Ski Area. The Area helped us out by donating all rentals free for the kids from disadvantaged families in the… Read more »

Introducing the SheJumps Team…

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We’re pulling back the veil on who puts in the work, both at the events & behind the scenes, to make SheJumps run. This group of SheJumpers (and one HeJumper) is dedicated to the mission of increasing female participation in outdoor activities, so much so, that they’ve decided to make it a part of their… Read more »

Recap: Pretty Faces Alaska

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Written by: Brooke Edwards With four sold out premieres of Lynsey Dyer’s Unicorn Picnic Productions all female movie, Pretty Faces; She Jumps had a rockstar presence. At the first three back to back showings at Alyeska Resort’s Sitzmark venue, SheJumps hosted a raffle that raised over $3000 for our winter 2015 programming. The outpouring of… Read more »

Get The Girls Out Alyeska!

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Written by: Brooke Edwards Many in Alaska spent the winter bemoaning “the worst winter on record”, but Alyeska Resort did an incredible job of snow making and opening creative terrain to keep the season rolling all the way to the end. To celebrate the end in style, She Jumps hosted a GTGO event on the… Read more »

Bike Maintenance Clinic and Ride!

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Come learn what to carry on the trail with you and how to fix your most common breakdowns out there in the wilds with bike mechanic Cody at The Bicycle Shop in Anchorage followed by a group ride for whomever wants to take a spin on the singletrack at Kincaid. All levels welcome. Maintenance clinic… Read more »

Recap – BYOB (Bring Your Own Bike) Tune Clinic

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Written by SheJumps Far Forth Ambassador, Michelle Brazier With biking season well under way in the Bow Valley, a group of gals got together to learn how to maintain their two-wheeled whips. It was a beautiful summer day at Cascade Ponds, where we gathered to listen and learn from Banff-based bike mechanic, Dave Williams. The… Read more »