Posts Tagged: rockies

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 »

Get the Girls Out at Beartooth Basin – Recap

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Not even rain, wind, blowing snow, or broken generators can deter the Girafficorn Nation! Over 25 ladies of all ages from all over the country, braved the extreme weather and joined us for our Get The Girls Out at Beartooth Basin on June 16. Our event was the kickoff for Mountain Riders Alliance’s first annual… Read more »

A Reminder to Stay Humble

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Written by: Anna Bernard I come to face-to-face with the trunk of a tree and with fresh powder nearly up to my neck. Utter silence surrounds me and I slowly rework the logistics that led me here. I am alone, concussed and half-buried in snow, in unmarked terrain. I yell for the people I was… Read more »

JH Wax & Wine: Education, Swag & Fun!

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A snowy February evening found a small group of ladies gathered in Teton Village, Wyoming to learn the basics of ski tuning and waxing. Hosted by the talented and knowledgeable team at Nomad Sports, ladies were given the opportunity to not only get an overview of keeping their ski gear primed for the slopes, but… Read more »

JH Avy Awareness Night a Smashing Success!

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A chilly Tuesday evening in Jackson Hole found SheJumpers of the Tetons gathered at the Teton County Search & Rescue facility for our annual Ladies Avalanche Awareness Clinic. Taught by Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute’s Jacob Urban and Nancy Bockino, this year’s clinic brought a record number of women together, with over fifty women in… 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 »

Women’s Avalanche Scholarships in the Tetons

SheJumps, the Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute, and First Western Trust are joining forces in an effort to bring avalanche education opportunities to women. And in accordance with their unfaltering support for outdoor education and opportunities for women through the SheJumps organization, Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute has generously donated two 50%-scholarships for each Avalanche Level… Read more »

Rockin’ Big Sky Lady Shred in Majestic Unicorn Fashion!

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Third times a charm. In this years third annual Big Sky Lady Shred the girls showed their spirit regardless of the less than ideal temps in the morning. The week leading up to the event was 60 degrees and bluebird and was looking good for an epic spring skiing lady shred. Then Sunday hit, and… Read more »