Discovering Adventure at Mad River Glen

In Vermont’s Green Mountains lies Mad River Glen—a skier’s haven with old-world charm. For the High Fives Foundation crew, it was more than a ski trip. It was an opportunity to return home to cherished traditions and camaraderie. View this post on Instagram A post shared by High Fives Foundation (@hi5sfoundation) With their tickets on … Read more

2024 Cat Skiing at Sugarbush Resort

This year, the High Fives Foundation’s Early Ups event at Sugarbush Resort took on a fresh dimension of inclusivity and adventure as the slopes welcomed adaptive cat skiing. Amidst the pristine winter landscape, the resort rolled out specialized Cat machinery, transforming the snowy expanse into an accessible playground for individuals with disabilities. Against the backdrop … Read more

A Recap of the High Fives Foundation Green Mountain Adaptive Ski Camp 2024

In the heart of Vermont’s picturesque landscape, amidst the powdery slopes of Sugarbush, an extraordinary gathering unfolded. From February 29th to March 1st, 2024, the High Fives Foundation, in partnership with Vermont Adaptive, orchestrated an unforgettable experience: the Green Mountain Adaptive Ski Camp. It wasn’t just about skiing; it was about camaraderie, growth, and pushing … Read more

Shredding for a Cause at The 13th Annual Green Mountain Shred A Thon

This March, the slopes of Sugarbush Resort’s Mt. Ellen were more than just a site for skiing and snowboarding—they were a beacon of hope, determination, and community spirit. The High Fives Foundation’s 13th Annual Green Mountain Shred A Thon was not just a celebration of winter sports but a monumental fundraiser that soared past expectations, … Read more

Behind the Wheel with High Fives Foundation’s Return to Dirt Program

In a world where limitations often overshadow aspirations, the Return to Dirt program, a service of the High Fives Foundation, stands as a beacon of hope and opportunity for physically impaired individuals. Through innovative equipment and dedicated instruction, this program empowers disabled athletes to reclaim their sense of adventure and explore the great outdoors in … Read more

Honoring Veterans: The Patriot Fund Grants $10,000 to Empower Heroes

We are thrilled to announce a momentous partnership with The Patriot Fund, an organization dedicated to providing critical services to deserving veterans. The Patriot Fund’s mission aligns perfectly with our own, as we both strive to ensure that veterans receive the support they need for a full and fulfilling life. The Patriot Fund’s vision, rooted … Read more

Safety tip of the week 2023/2024 B.A.S.I.C.S.

The B.A.S.I.C.S. program was created to reach athletes who choose to make smart decisions in the mountains and prevent injuries of any kind. The core message of this year’s short documentary revolves around the B.A.S.I.C.S. Triangle of Safety, focusing on three key elements – speed, space, and self. View this post on Instagram A post shared by High … Read more

How we Sit Ski, Step-by-Step

A Step-by-Step Guide to Skit Skiing Excellence! #highfivesathlete Cassie Eckroth demonstrates the essentials for a day of adaptive skiing. Presented by CRAIG Hospital & Video by @generikal. Hey there, adventure seekers! Cassie Eckroth, High Fives Athlete #416, recently returned from an exhilarating ski camp in Winter Park, Colorado. Let us walk you through the step-by-step … Read more

Motodemption | Kurt Caselli Ride Day 2023

Motodemption x Kurt Caselli Ride Day 2023 unveil video called, REDEEM | DJ Lombardo Motodemption recently celebrated its second consecutive year participating in the Kurt Caselli Ride Day 2023, an event that has become a cornerstone in our annual calendar. This exhilarating two-day camp brought together a vibrant community of riders, volunteers, industry supporters, friends, … Read more