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SheJumps Wild Skills Mountain Adventure
July 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us for a Wild Skills Adventure at Brundage Mountain! SheJumps Wild Skills Adventures are open community events where parents/chaperones participate with the girls. Throughout the adventure, girls are introduced to a range of outdoor skills which include navigation, leave no trace, 10 essentials, and more. We strive to engage all generations in the sharing of knowledge and understanding. Connecting experience, energy and love for our natural places with the technical and survival skills girls need to get out and adventure.
Schedule for the Day
On the day of the event, you’ll register and get your Wild Skills Journal which will help you learn throughout the event. You start the day at the base area with a ‘gear check’ to make sure you brought your 10 Essentials and a review of Leave No Trace fundamentals.
At 9:30, we’ll have a morning safety meeting. From there we’ll break into two groups and make our way on the hiking trails and some first aid basic. We’ll stop for lunch around 12:00 and wrap up the event by 2:00pm. This experience will allow girls and their families to put to practice areas of our Wild Skills curriculum including navigation, first aid, plant identification, and more. We will end our day with a presentation from the Payette National Forest Discovery Agents. Come join Agents of Discovery at Brundage Mountain Resort learn more about alpine ecology and the summit! Test your knowledge, play a game and even win a prize!
-Please download the Agents of Discovery app and the Brundage Mountain Summer Mission before you arrive, then come play to learn!
9:30 – 9:45 am – Morning meeting
9:45-10:45 am – 10 Essentials & First aid
10:45-11:00 am – Snack break – Leave no Trace
11:00-12:00 – 1 mile Hike & Plant Identification
12:00-12:45 pm – Scenic Chair Lift Ride & Lunch (picnic on the summit)
12:45-1:30 pm – Payette Forest Discovery Agents & Navigation
1:30-1:45 pm – Wrap up
This event is for girls ages 6-12 and their chaperones.
Our 1-mile nature trail winds through the forest for a mixture of shade and open vistas. This is a gently rolling trail, which takes about a half an hour to complete at a moderate pace. In addition to beautiful views of the Goose Creek drainage, you’ll see peek-a-boo views of the Brundage ski slopes. There are a few nice places to ‘pull off’ and rest for a while, including a beautiful new ‘selfie bench’ at the big mossy tree.
Hidden Valley Overlook. From the top of the Bluebird Express, turn left (North) and look for the trailhead sign just beyond the Ski Patrol HQ Cabin. This short trail (.3 miles each way) is a short hike with huge rewards. Enjoy views of Hidden Valley, Granite Mountain, and the Seven Devils to the North, the Salmon River Mountains to the East and the Payette Lakes to the Southeast…all from one gorgeous spot!
What to Bring:
Sun protection (sunscreen, sun glasses)
Snacks and/or sack lunch
Wear comfortable footwear with good traction
There is a suggested donation of $10 per child for this event. Click here to Register
If you are unable to afford the cost of the ticket, you can apply for a scholarship. Please contact [email protected] for more information.