Posts Tagged: oregon

Wild Skills Junior Wildland Firefighter: Hood River RECAP

Kickstarted by an idea to spin off our successful Junior Ski Patrol program, SheJumps Wild Skills along with the help of dedicated volunteer Meaghan Gaffney, USDA and Oregon Wildland Firefighters created Junior Wildland Firefighter; a day camp that introduces girls to the facets of wildland firefighting while interacting with the strong women of the firefighting… Read more »

SheJumps Nordic Ski Clinic on Mt. Hood – Recap

On January 20, 2018, SheJumps Oregon hosted an Outdoor Education event at Mt. Hood where we jumped into the sport of Nordic Skiing. It was a snowy trip up the mountain to Pocket Creek Sno-Park where all the ladies met. We started with introductions and filled our packs with snacks (Thank you Skout Backcountry, Happy… Read more »

SheJumps Vinyasa Yoga–Recap

Last Thursday, a rad group of ladies gathered for a Vinyasa yoga class at The Grinning Yogi, a yoga studio in Portland, Oregon. The evening had a strong focus on the need for community–for support, motivation and inspiration. This focus was felt as we moved and breathed aside one another, mat-to-mat. After the yoga practice,… Read more »

Intro to Whitewater Kayaking in Bend, OR — Recap

Intro to Whitewater Kayaking for women with SheJumps and Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe in Bend, OR

Hi, I’m Lindsey. I’m a skier with a healthy fear of swift water, but a solid appreciation for adrenaline. I’d been curious about whitewater kayaking for years, but learning this new sport always seemed out of reach with all the gear and skill required to paddle even the mellowest water. When I had the opportunity… Read more »

Avalanche Awareness Evenings for Women in Bend, OR

For the second year in a row, SheJumps and the Central Oregon Avalanche Association (COAA) teamed up to bring a Know Before You Go avalanche awareness evening to the ladies of central Oregon. Last year’s inaugural event, held in downtown Bend at Crow’s Feet Commons, exceeded everyone’s expectations. The house was packed! Women with hugely… Read more »