Alpine Skiing

Collage3TAASC has a wide variety of adaptive equipment for stand up, sit skiers, and snowboarders. Lessons and open skiing are held on Saturdays in January and February at Snow Trails and Mad River Mountain. Evening lessons are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays and daytime lessons are by appointment. Sessions are 2.5 hours long. TAASC will try to accommodate special situations such as school ski trips. There is no skiing at Mad River Mountain on the day of the Winter Sports Challenge fund raiser.

PSIA logoTAASC has over 25 instructors certified by the Professional Ski Instructors of America. These instructors are skilled in using the various types of adaptive skis and in adapting teaching strategies. Last year, TAASC instructors assisted at disabled sports ski events in West Virginia, Michigan, Colorado, and New York.

Mad River Mountain logoSteve Ricker coordinates Snow Sports at Snow Trails Resort and Ottis Compton coordinates Snow Sports at Mad River Mountain.

How to Register:Go to the TAASC Event Calendar to view all of the ski events.

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Fees:  $35 for TAASC disability members; $60 for non-members for a morning or afternoon lesson. One family member or support person may accompany the adaptive skier for free to learn to assist them in more independent skiing. This includes the lift ticket and equipment for both skiers.

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Click on the Ski Resort logos for pricing for skiers and snowboarders without disabilities.