1st annual Purgatory Ski Camp

Unleashing Potential at Purgatory Ski Camp with High Five Foundation

Amidst the snow-kissed peaks of Purgatory Resort, a remarkable gathering unfolded—the 1st Annual High Fives Purgatory Ski Camp, a testament to resilience, camaraderie, and the transformative power of adaptive sports. Hosted by the High Five Foundation, this event brought together athletes, mentors, and enthusiasts for an unforgettable journey through the slopes.

High Fives Athletes; Cyrus Lewis, Dariel Melandez, and Nick Fairall—three extraordinary athletes—embodied determination and passion on the snow-covered terrain. Each carve, jump, and descent was a testament to their unwavering spirit and love for skiing, inspiring everyone around them.

The mentors were led by Roy Tuscany and Alana Nichols, the mentors provided invaluable guidance and support, nurturing an environment where athletes could thrive. Their expertise and encouragement propelled athletes to new heights, fostering a sense of community and empowerment.

Over three exhilarating days, participants immersed themselves in the thrill of skiing at Purgatory Resort. From mastering the basics to conquering challenging terrain, every moment was a celebration of progress and possibility. Adaptive equipment and personalized instruction enabled athletes to navigate the slopes with freedom and joy, reclaiming a sense of independence.

With High Five Foundation and Purgatory Resort joining forces, the future looks bright for adaptive sports in Durango. Roy Tuscany’s optimism for what lies ahead is palpable, promising more incredible opportunities for athletes to thrive. Moreover, beyond the slopes, Purgatory Resort offers the perfect setting for relaxation and rejuvenation, with its stunning hot springs adding another layer of allure to this mountain haven.