Posts Tagged: jump up

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 »

The Bird

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Written by: Laraine Martin Nearly a decade ago, I trudged up the saddle of Mt. Massive on an early August morning. I ascended alongside the rest of my trail crew, climbing toward our daily work of rearranging rocks into steps and cairns, confining hiker passage to this well-defined corridor and reducing degradation to the fragile… Read more »

A Woman’s Place is On Top

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Written by: Cathy O’Dowd I’ve spent much of my adult life attempting activities that were seen as profoundly masculine, where women were scarce or absent, and I’ve discovered that there is a lot we can do to fight past the ‘man’s world’ myth. “Well, George, we knocked the bastard off.” These were the first words… Read more »

A Woman’s Place Is On The Wall

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Written by: Cathy O´Dowd If you ask people to imagine a climber, they’ll probably visualize someone who is thin, strong, young – and almost certainly male. A young man, biceps bulging, doing a series of pull-ups with his feet swinging free below him. In fact, the blazing new talent who on track to become the… 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 and Earth Treks Golden Spread the Love of Climbing in a Free Intro Clinic

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On Wednesday October 12th SheJumps hosted twelve lucky ladies for an introductory climbing clinic donated and taught by Earth Treks in Golden, CO. The course was led by two knowledgeable and fun Earth Treks instructors, Renee and Alison, who shared their experiences learning to climb and the journey to teaching others. This hands-on class taught… Read more »

Join the SheJumps Southeast Team

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Calling all Southeast women who are looking to make an impact in their communities through creating opportunities for women and girls to get outside! We are adding ambassadors to our Southeast team this fall. Program description and application here. Apply by October 12th. For question email Cristy Watson at cristy@shejumps.org.

Climbing & Skiing for a cause: Ascend Afghanistan

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One of our PNW Jumpers is doing an awesome thing and we would like share it with you! She shares her story in her own words below. What up Girafficorns! My name is Rachel, and I am a professional big mountain and backcountry skier from Washington State. I am always searching for ways to combine my passion for skiing… Read more »