Our for-profit partner, Soul Poles, will be hosting a bamboo ski pole building workshop at RMU’s flagship store in Breckenridge and we wanted to make sure that all you gals knew to come and learn about bamboo, build your own custom ski poles, and reconnect before what we all hope will be a DEEP winter! You may have seen or heard of Soul Poles through the SheJumps newsletter blasts; nevertheless, if they are new to you, here is a quick rundown on the company and their Mobile Soul Shop Tour.
Founded by World Cup Downhiller, Bryon Friedman, Soul Poles is motivated by a deep connection with the mountains and the observed need to set a new standard for truly sustainable business in the ski industry.
Soul Poles feature:
Direct trade bamboo, hand-shaped in Park City, UT Recycled tips, grips, and straps 5-year guarantee This Educational Initiative is one Soul Shop stop on a 12 state, 45 stop, 6 month tour. The event will unfold the Mobile Soul Shop’s custom bamboo ski pole workshop inside 5B garage where they will be building custom-sized poles, adorned with your choice of colored grips and baskets. They can either work you through a Build Your Own (BYO) or shape and assemble your custom poles there on the spot. 10% of all event sales will be donated to SheJumps!
When: Friday, December 13th 5-9pm Where: Rocky Mountain Underground 500 South Park Avenue Breckenridge, CO, 80424 Pricing: MSRP -> SJ $125 -> $89 Original Soul – Pre-built, black Grips (choice of basket color) $135 -> $99 Custom Original Soul – Choice of basket, grip, custom sizing, and opportunity to Build Your Own (BYO)! Girafficorn engraving is available for free to all SJ members – This is a private offer at a public event – please see instructions below to reserve your pair! $155 -> $110 Custom Original Soul w/ Engraving – Pre-orders only – Choice of basket, grip, custom engraving, custom sizing, and opportunity to Build Your Own (BYO)!
Please place your order reservation before Thursday, December 12th!
If you make an order reservation their is NO risk if you decide you don’t want to build, or can’t make it that day.
If you are unable to attend, you can go online to www.soulpoles.com to check out their customization options and design your own bamboo ski poles. 30% discounted pricing for SJ members is available at checkout by applying the discount code: souljumps
If you would like to have custom engraved poles waiting for you to build, please contact Matt Hundhammer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-799-8638 before December 4th and be sure to include in the email your height, skier type, estimated size, and engraving directions. You can estimate your size on the website by selecting “find your size” link located next to size options for any pole.
You can track the #soulshop this winter by “liking” Soul Poles on facebook or following them on twitter and instagram @soulpoles.
This is sure to be a fun event for the mountain lady community here in Colorado and just in time for the International Women’s Ski Day on December 14!. Thank you for spreading the word!
Let it snow!