Training The Next Generation Of Mountaineers


On a cloudy Saturday morning in early February, 65 girls—some as young as six years old—convened at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort for the ski area’s first SheJumps Wild Skills Junior Ski Patrol day camp. The girls learned the basics of first aid, snow science, avalanche control and rescue, toboggan technique and mountain communication, essential skills for any ski patroller to have.

Read the entire piece from the REI CO-OP here.