Recreation Activities

Recreational Activities

Shannon Mahre-Skouras is many things. She’s a professional athlete working in the realms of skiing, mountain biking, ultra-running, and yoga with brands like K2, Smith, Juliana, Dakine, and Eddie Bauer. She’s a professional photographer, a freelance writer, and a wife and partner in adventure to husband and pro athlete Andy Mahre, with whom she founded Mahre Media. She is the owner and head coach for her business Girls with Grit, which hosts a series of ski, mountain bike, and yoga clinics for women and young girls in her hometown of Yakima, Washington. And she’s a mom to 2-year-old son Ryder.

All registrants for the following clinics will receive a Clif Bar and Gnarly Nutrition hydration during the clinic.

Snowshoeing & Photo Adventure
Join Shannon Mahre for a morning snowshoe hike at beautiful Mountain Ranch. Shannon will teach you all the tips and tricks to snowshoeing as well as guide you through some of Yakima’s most scenic trails. She will bring along her camera to shoot photos of everyone along the journey so that you will have high-quality images to cherish for many years to come. After the snowshoe tour, we will all picnic at the cars with post-hike appetizers. Please bring your own snowshoes.
Fee: $75 per person
Sat. February 22, 2020     9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Snow Mountain Ranch

Kids Mountain Biking Clinic
Shannon & Andy Mahre are the valley’s premier mountain biking coaches-and they are very excited to offer this kids mountain biking clinic in Yakima, Ages 8+ are welcome, but if you have an active younger child that is eager to hone their skills on the bike, please feel free to reach out to us to see if they would be a good fit for this clinic. We will be focusing on basic mountain biking skills at this clinic and will be teaching the kids on the grass at Chesterley Park. This clinic will be filled with learning and tons of fun for kids of all ages. All registrants will receive a Clif Bar & Gnarly Nutrition hydration during the clinic. Please bring your own bike.
Fee: $100 per person
Sat. May 16, 2020     9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Chesterley Park

Kids & Family Mountain Biking Clinic:
This clinic is meant for the kids and the adults in your family. Why? Because although many of us learned now to “ride a bike” as a child, we never really learned the skills to actually ride a bike down trails. During this clinic we will be teaching you and your children the skills you need to now only help your kids along the trail, but to also help you, as adults safely ride (and progress!) on our local Yakima trails. This clinic will all take place on the grass at Chesterley Park. All registrants will receive a Clif Bar and Gnarly Nutrition during the clinic
Fee: $175/Family (up to 3 people-every additional member above 3, add $50)
Sat. May 2, 2020      9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Location: Chesterley Park

Intro to Trail Running Women’s Clinic:
Are you interested in getting into trail running but are intimidated or don’t know where to start? That is why Shannon Mahre, ultra-trail runner, began teaching this intro to trail running clinic for Women all over Washington State. During this clinic, Shannon will go over the basic knowledge, gear and safety precautions that will help get you out on the trail. She will also lead all participants in Yoga for Running and Strength Training for Running workouts as well as give you basic macro & nutrition knowledge to ensure that you are fueling correctly for your fitness. During the afternoon, the group will hit the trail for a jog/walk at the Uplands Trail at Cowiche Canyon Observatory. All registrants will receive a Clif Bar and Gnarly Nutrition hydration during the clinic.
Fee: $160 per person 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Location: Cowiche Canyon

Intro to Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Clinics:
Ever wanted to learn how to Stand Up Paddle Board? Well here is your chance! Shannon & Andy Mahre are offering this Intro to Paddle Boarding Clinic at Lake Aspen right in the heart of Yakima! We will teach you the basics of this fun sport as well as give you the skills and tools on you need to safely and effectively embark on your adventure. After the clinic, we will picnic lake-side for some post-water appetizers. All registrants will receive a Clif Bar and Gnarly Nutrition hydration during the clinic.
Fee: $150/person (+$20- for Paddle Board, Paddle & PFD Rental- we have our own fleet, but you MUST reserve one where you sign up)
Sat. June 6, 2020     9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Lake Aspen

Click HERE to register online!