Posts Tagged: pacific coast

SheJumps Vinyasa Yoga–Recap

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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 »

SheJumps Full Moon Screening at Peddler Brewing – Recap

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On November 29th, the SheJumps community gathered together at Peddler Brewing Company to watch the rad snowboard film FullMoon. The event was kicked off with a raffle that featured donated items from local companies and items left over from past SheJumps events. Many thanks to Second Ascent, Vertical World and Stone Gardens for donating the… Read more »

Wild Skills Bellingham – 2017 Recap

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Mountain bikes, ramps, and  jumps  – OH MY! Over 45 girls and 25 volunteers took over Lake Padden Park in Bellingham, WA on August 26th to embark on a day full of shelter building, navigation, first aid, 10 Essentials, and mountain biking. Volunteers were welcomed with hot coffee and a variety of scones thanks to… Read more »

Wild Skills Adventure: RMI Mountaineering Day School – Recap

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On August 17th, SheJumps Wild Skills and RMI combined forces for a unique mountaineering school for girls ages 10-14. Throughout the day-long course, the team used Mt. Rainier’s lower slopes to learn and practice various techniques and skills necessary for climbing in glaciated terrain. RMI’s experienced guides, Gloria and Julie Anne, facilitated the instruction of… Read more »

Wild Skills Adventure: Crystal Mountain – Recap

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Written by Christy Pelland On Thursday, August 10th, girls ages 6-18 and their families joined us for a Wild Skills Adventure at Crystal Mountain. SheJumps’ Wild Skills Adventures are open community events where parents/chaperones participate with the girls. Throughout the adventure, participants are introduced to a range of technical and survival skills girls need to… Read more »

SheJumps Skydive First Jump Course – Recap

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On a sunny day in July, 6 ladies got together to literally take a jump – out of a plane! After a session on land with awesome women instructors from Skydive Kapowsin and learning proper skills to safely jump out of a plane, the group headed up into the sky. What an exciting and unique… Read more »

Celebrate 10 Years of SheJumps in Seattle on Nov. 3

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SheJumps 3434 E Bengal Blvd #114 Salt Lake City, UT 84121 (505) 480-3338 claire@shejumps.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SALT LAKE CITY — Celebrating a decade of outdoor education programs and events for women and girls, SheJumps, a 501c3 nonprofit, is hosting the SheJumps 10 Year Anniversary Bash & Fundraiser at the Seattle Bouldering Project on Nov…. Read more »

Outessa Kirkwood: Inspiring and thought-provoking

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Outessa is an inspiring and thought-provoking gathering of women who love the outdoors. Here’s what our executive director and co-founder, Claire Smallwood, had to say about the event. My journey to Outessa began when I received an invitation from the event organizers to speak on the Force of Nature panel. My heart skipped a beat… Read more »

Wild Skills Adventure at Stone Gardens Bellevue – June/August – Recap

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Wednesday June 28th and August 9th, a sellout group of twelve  girafficorns, ages 5-12 descended upon Stonegardens in Bellevue, Washington for a morning of fun, climbing, and friends. After a quick safety and discussion of “the rules” it was time to climb.  With expert instruction by the Stonegardens staff, the girls all practiced their climbing… Read more »