Posts Tagged: spokane

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

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 »

SheJumps AIARE Level 1: S.O.L.E. Edition – Recap

Growing up in Texas did not afford much opportunity for experiencing the snow. It was foreign, unknown, and COLD!! I had extremely limited experience in the mountains. If you would have asked me then to consider exploring the backcountry on a splitboard with the danger of avalanches, I would have probably said I could never… Read more »

SheJumps Into Avalanche Awareness Clinic Spokane: Know Before You Go 2016 – Recap

On Thursday 11/3/16, Spokane SheJumps hosted its second annual Avalanche Awareness Clinic in partnership with Gonzaga Outdoors and Gonzaga University. SheJumps partnered up with local avalanche experts at IPAC (our local avalanche center) and Idaho Panhandle Backcountry, an organization that promotes local backcountry skiing and splitboarding. I always look forward to this clinic because it’s… Read more »

SheJumps Into Fly Fishing In Spokane – Recap

Last night (August 10th) Spokane SheJumps hosted its second annual collaboration with Spokane Women On The Fly (or SWOTF) to bring local ladies a two-hour introductory class in Fly Fishing. As we did last year, we intentionally kept this course on the smaller side with a cap of twelve women so that we could offer… Read more »

SheJumps Sneva MFG Ski Shop Tour – Recap

As an experienced female skier, I’m sad to report that although it is the year 2016, the women’s ski selection is still very much indicative of a male-dominated industry.  True, companies will put out a model or two for women, but most skis are designed to appeal to men and if I hear “don’t worry, it… Read more »

SheJumps Edition: S.O.L.E. (Selkirk Outdoor Leadership & Education) AIARE 1 Course – Recap

Let me just say that I am ecstatic this particular event even happened this year. Backcountry safety is a growing personal passion of mine and attending several SAFE AS Clinics (1 day avalanche awareness classes taught by professional skiers) is what inspired me to become an Ambassador for SheJumps in the first place. Six months… Read more »