Posts Tagged: washington

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 »

SheJumps AMGA Single Pitch Rock Climbing Instructor Course – Recap

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From June 3-5th, Mountain Madness guides Jaime Pollitte and Marina Fitzpatrick taught an AMGA Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) course in Leavenworth, WA. The AMGA SPI course is the only internationally recognized single pitch rock climbing instructor course, and it is geared towards training rock climbing instructors and guides to proficiently instruct and facilitate the sport of… Read more »

SheJumps + Mountain Madness Crevasse Rescue Clinic Recap

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Written by: Krystin Norman, SheJumps Seattle Ambassador Spring in the Pacific Northwest is gaining speed (and sunshine!) after a long and amazing winter full of powder days at the resort and less backcountry skiing than we had originally planned because riding the lift was too convenient. Now that the resorts are closed, the mind of… Read more »

2017 Rainier Climb

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Whether you’re a climbing fanatic, knocking one adventure off the bucket list or want to help inspire a new generation of outdoor women, the Mt. Rainier Climb will give you an experience unlike any other. You’ll receive fundraising support, gear lists, physical training schedule, conditioning recommendations and a community of women rooting for your success…. Read more »