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Celebrating International Women’s Day at Sun Valley Resort

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 is International Women’s Day which is a global day celebrating the achievements of women and calls to action an acceleration of women’s equality. In support of girls and women in the outdoor recreation and ski industries, Sun Valley Resort has partnered with nonprofit organizations SheJumps and Higher Ground to host a number of events between March 5 and 8. 

On Tuesday, March 8, Sun Valley Resort welcomes anyone in our ski community who would like to celebrate girls and women in the ski industry to meet at the top of Bald Mountain at 10 a.m. Participants will join together for a cheer of camaraderie and support and then take a lap with some of Sun Valley Resort’s female leaders. The celebration continues afterward as participants are invited to stop by the Brass Ranch at River Run Plaza from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. for a Sip n’ Shop event with refreshments and discounts.

On Saturday, March 5, Sun Valley Opera House showed two ski films focused on elevating people of color, women, and adaptive athletes. The Approach by North Face and Girl Crush starring local skiers are inspiring stories for the entire family. 

On Sunday, March 6, SheJumps hosted their Wild Skills Junior Ski Patrol day camp at Sun Valley Resort on Bald Mountain. Girls participated in mountain safety and first aid training while working alongside women of the ski patrol community.  

 

 

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Media Contacts: 

Sun Valley Resort: Jenna Vagias | jvagias@sunvalley.com | 406.224.7312

SheJumps: Angela Crampton | angela.m.crampton@gmail.com

Higher Ground: Kelly Eisenbarger | kelly@highergroundusa.org

 

About SheJumps

SheJumps is a nonprofit organization dedicated to getting female and female identifying individuals into the outdoors and feeling more included in the outdoor community. Through a range of programs from community initiatives such as this event to outdoor programs like Junior Ski Patrol and Wild Skills training, SheJumps works nationally with chapters all across the country. 

About Higher Ground 

Higher Ground is a nonprofit with the mission to bridge the gap between disability and belonging through therapeutic recreation. They believe in belonging without barriers.  With headquarters in Sun Valley, Idaho and locations in Southern California and Western New York they help transform lives across the country. They offer a variety of programs including ski lessons for participants of all abilities and veteran programs where participants are offered a week of outdoor recreational activities free of charge.

About Sun Valley Resort

Sun Valley Resort was founded in 1936 as America’s first destination ski resort. Located in the Idaho mountains, it is truly a four-season resort with a wide array of activities. Outdoor adventure enthusiasts enjoy world-class skiing, snowboarding, skating, hiking, biking, golfing, fishing, shooting, concerts, shopping, restaurants, and conferences, and special event space. Sun Valley is a member of The Grand America Hotels and Resorts family. Sister properties include Snowbasin Ski Resort, The Grand America Hotel, Little America Hotel (all Salt Lake City, Utah); The Westgate Hotel, San Diego, Calif.; Little America Flagstaff, Ariz.; Little America, Wyo., and Little America, Cheyenne, Wyo.  

Sun Valley is served by Hailey's Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN). The airport is located 14 miles from the resort and is easily accessed from six major cities: San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), Los Angeles (LAX), Salt Lake City (SLC), Denver (DEN), and Chicago (ORD). All Sun Valley Resort guests receive complimentary roundtrip airport transportation.

 

www.sunvalley.com | 800.786.8259 | @sunvalley | #sunvalley


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