Adaptive lessons are taught daily at 12 PM and 2 PM (two hours) by reservation only. During Peak Season, a 10 AM session is also available. Our mission is to help skiers with disabilities develop new skills and build self-confidence. We strive to create an atmosphere which produces positive physical, psychological and therapeutic results.
- Private instruction
- A lift ticket
- Adaptive equipment and standard ski equipment rental. Stand Up Lesson lessons use standard equipment, the guest will need to book a 1 day rental when booking the Adaptive Lesson.
We serve students with a variety of disabilities including:
- Visual Impairment
- Auditory Impairment
- Spina bifida
- Birth defects
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Cerebral palsy
- Cognitive disability
The instructors are PSIA members and trained in adaptive ski techniques.
Reservation requests are accepted on a first-come first–serve basis. Only COMPLETE applications are accepted. Applications are approved after eligibility, payment and instructor availability have been confirmed.
Minimum 72-hour advance reservations are recommended; a minimum of 24 hours is required.
- Students must be over the age of 5.
- Students must be able to “hold head upright” through jerking motions.
- Students must maintain breathing on their own.
- Maximum weight restrictions:
185 lbs. to participate in a “sit down” program.
195 lbs. If totally independent when self loading device as a “sit down” participant.
200 lbs. to participate as a “stand up” skier.
For reservations, call (844) 218-4107.
Types of Lessons
We offer various adaptive options to meet our students’ needs here at Angel Fire Resort. Please take a moment to look over the following options and indicate your first preference on the application. Please note, we reserve the right to modify the lesson at the instructor’s discretion.