Posts Tagged: intermountain

SheJumps Trapshooting at Boise Gun Club

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For the second year in a row, a group of energetic and eager-to-learn women showed up at the Boise Gun Club to experience the art of trapshooting. We started in the clubhouse getting the basics of gun safety, gun mechanics, and opportunities for women in the sport from Liz, resident trap shooter and advocate for… Read more »

2017 Boise Wild Skills – Recap

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Written by Kim Holloway and Stacey Hopstad Seventy two girls flocked to the Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center on a hot August day for the second annual Boise Wild Skills. We were excited to welcome back some of our favorite community partners; Outdoor Exchange, Air St. Luke’s, Idaho Mountain Search and Rescue, and Albertsons. New… Read more »

Mom with a Mission

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SheJumps Co-Founder Vanessa Pierce takes on the Snowbird Hill Climb Written by: Vanessa Pierce I love being active. I’m your average weekend warrior, casual evening worker outer and lover of all types of outdoor adventures. I do enjoy a good pain cave in athletics — sometimes — but mostly I’ve retired from being “hard core.”… Read more »

Jump Camp at Olympic Park

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Written by: Jen Fredsall, SheJumps Ambassador It’s that time of year again! No sadly not the beginning of ski season. But we did get to put on skis at the Utah Olympic Park and jump into the pools! But first, we needed to practice on the trampolines where everyone progressed to trying front flips! Then… Read more »

SheJumps Bike Clinic at 2nd Track Sports

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The guys at 2nd Tracks in Salt Lake have done it again!  We had a great bike maintenance clinic lead by Tim.  He answered all of our questions from changing a tubeless and tube tire, to what essentials should be in our pack.  (Don’t forget extra CO2 cartridges!)  He also helped us with what checks… Read more »

Urban Ascent Climbing Event Wrap-Up

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Our second annual climbing event at Urban Ascent was a success! This year the 16 ladies took on routes of varying difficulty with courage and confidence. With ten women and six kids we had a great mix of giggles and high fives. The ladies went through an extensive belay instruction which provided valuable knowledge on… Read more »

Thoughts from a high school halfpipe skier…

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Eva, a high school student at the Sage School in Hailey, Idaho, recently co-hosted a SheJumps event as a part of her senior project.  She spent months planning and preparing for her Night Fat-Bike Riding Event and it was a huge success!  Though the temperatures dropped far below a comfortable level, the overall experience of… Read more »

CHG Healthcare Donates $33,206 to SheJumps!

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SheJumps recently received a very generous donation from CHG Healthcare in Utah, which will be used to reinforce our youth programs and expand our reach to girls in our community who need access to the outdoors. We are incredibly grateful to this amazing company for helping us to get more women and girls outside! Read… Read more »

International Women’s Ski Day: Sun Valley Edition

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Despite the below freezing temps, on Saturday December 17th a frosty group of ladies gathered together for some laps on International Women’s Ski Day. Meeting at Lookout Lodge at 11am, about ten brave souls were bundled up and ready to make a few runs.  Bright and clear, we huddled together for a quick group photo,… Read more »