Posts Tagged: outdoor education

SPOTLIGHT: Avy 1 Scholarship Recipient EMMA HELLER

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SheJumps in the Tetons would like to congratulate Emma Heller of Victor, Idaho, who was our scholarship winner for our most recent AIARE Level 1 course taught by the Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute in Jackson, WY held February 2-4, 2018. We wanted to take a moment to introduce Emma and share her enthusiasm for skiing, safety… Read more »

5C’s of Survival recap

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5 adventurous ladies showed up Wednesday night to learn about the 5 most essential things you can carry for survival.  The smaller group size made it easy to share some of our own stories and Sherri was super patient answering all our questions. She even shared some off-topic tips (did you know you can dehydrate chili?!). For each one… Read more »

Backcountry 101- at Brighton Resort

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Winter has finally arrived in the Wasatch!  But first a classroom session with the lovely Evelyn Lees and Pat Lamborough. They covered everything from beacon flux lines to travelling in avalanche terrain.  The ladies broke up into groups to go over scenarios and decision making as well.  So much to learn, so little time! We… Read more »

Beacon Clinic

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Over 40 ladies were keen to learn and refresh their beacon skills, even on a Monday morning!  It was a gorgeous day up at Alta.  Our fearless lady leaders discussed some beacon basics, including the flux lines (shown above) of a beacon. After the full group discussion the ladies broke up into groups of about… Read more »

SLC Wine & Wax at 2nd Tracks Recap

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Thanks once again to 2nd Tracks for hosting our wax clinic.  Included this year in Utah: wine! 15 SheJumpers gathered to learn how to properly care for the bases of our skis while enjoying a glass of wine..or two! Inspecting the bases, fixing core shots, and proper waxing technique were all among the topics covered…. Read more »

SheJumps Nordic Ski Clinic on Mt. Hood – Recap

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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 »

RECAP: Avy 1 Course with JHOLI in Jackson Hole

Recap courtesy of Erica Aarons, our SheJumps scholarship winner who recently attended the Ladies Avalanche 1 Course with the Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute on December 8-10. “It’s been about a month since I sat down in a room full of ladies to learn the ins-and-outs of Avalanche Safety. I had been meaning to take… Read more »

SheJumps Intro to Avalanche Safety Awareness Clinic – Spokane 2017 – Recap

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This year, the Inland Northwest region of SheJumps hosted its third annual Avalanche Awareness Clinic in Spokane, WA in partnership with Gonzaga Outdoors and Gonzaga University. SheJumps partnered with our local avalanche experts Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center (IPAC) and Idaho Panhandle Backcountry to provide an introduction to avalanche safety in the backcountry. Our event focuses… Read more »