Partners

SUPPORTERS

Squaw Valley: Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is internationally renowned for legendary terrain that spans 3,600 skiable acres, six peaks and 30 chairlifts, and ranges from an expansive mountaintop beginner area to unrivaled expert steeps, trees and bowls. Thank You!

Woodward Tahoe is the newest addition to the internationally acclaimed Camp Woodward training facilities & youth camps, which have provided training grounds and inspiration for generations of action sports and Olympic athletes throughout the U.S. and abroad. Woodward Tahoe hosts a High Fives Foundation B.A.S.I.C.S. Summer Camp week each summer in which $50 from every camper that signs up is donated to the Foundation. Thank you!

SNOCRU is a revolutionary mobile App for skiers & snowboarders delivering instant connectivity between friends – CRUs – as well as weather conditions, local business info along with the ability to share the whole experience on Facebook and Twitter. Thank you!

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Dolan Auto Group in Reno, NV treats the needs of each individual customer with paramount concern. We know that you have high expectations, and as a car dealer we enjoy the challenge of meeting and exceeding those standards each and every time. Allow us to demonstrate our commitment to excellence!

SpineNevada is a regional center of excellence for back and neck problems based in Reno, Nevada. What makes the spine center unique is that it combines fellowship-trained spinal neurosurgeons, board-certified physical medicine physicians, spine specialized physical therapists, exercise gyms and an internal diagnostic center — all under one roof. SpineNevada takes a team approach to spine care and follows evidence-based guidelines. Thank you!

Renown Health is Reno’s only locally-governed, not-for-profit healthcare network. Why is that important? As a not-for-profit healthcare network, all of our earnings stay right here — and are reinvested into programs, people and equipment to better serve our community. Their purpose is to serve the needs of their patients and our communities.  Thank you!

GoPro helps people capture and share their lives’ most meaningful experiences with others—to celebrate them together. Like how a day on the mountain with friends is more meaningful than one spent alone, the sharing of our collective experiences makes our lives more fun. The world’s most versatile cameras are what we make. Enabling you to share your life through incredible photos and video is what we do. This is your life…GoPro.

Sugarbush Resort is a four-season mountain resort overlooking the Mad River Valley of central Vermont. With unparalleled recreational opportunities including skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and golf, Sugarbush offers guests an authentic Vermont recreational experience.In 2014, Sugarbush has partnered with High Fives on numerous events and has the focus of helping High Fives grow its reach to the East Coast. Thank you!

One Toyota of Oakland proudly serves drivers in the Bay Area and beyond with a large selection of new and used Toyota vehicles and other used cars from some of today’s top auto manufacturers. One Toyota’s unique “One Price, One Person” concept offers every customer the best possible price on the vehicle they’re interested in (new or used) right from the start—no haggling multiple hours for it. “One Person” means customers only deal with one person from start to finish, making the car buying process more pleasant and efficient. For added convenience, One Toyota team members will go the extra mile and offer personal delivery services for those who would rather complete their transaction and take delivery at home—wherever that may be. Visit onetoyota.com today and see why One Toyota of Oakland is among the most highly regarded Toyota dealers in the nation. Thank you!

K2 was founded by iconic individuals who believed North Americans could build a great ski at a time when Europe owned the ski world. In 1962, consummate inventor and serial engineer Bill Kirschner applied the fiberglass technology from his family’s veterinary splint and kennel manufacturing business to the world’s first modern ski featuring a fiberglass wrapped torsion box. In essence, he invented the modern snow ski as we know it. Thank you!

Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado, is a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital that exclusively specializes in the neuro-rehabilitation and research of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and brain injury (BI). Craig is a not-for-profit, free-standing, national center of excellence that has treated more than 31,000 patients with SCI and BI since 1956. Thank you!

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AN IDEA HATCHED OVER A FEW BEERS BETWEEN THE WORLD’S GREATEST SKIERS, ARMADA IS NO LONGER A SUGGESTION OF WHAT A SKI COMPANY SHOULD BE. TODAY, ARMADA IS DISTRIBUTED GLOBALLY IN OVER 40 NATIONS AND EMBODIES THE CUTTING EDGE OF THE SPORT: ATHLETE DRIVEN, DESIGN OBSESSED, AND TECHNOLOGICALLY SUPERIOR. OUR INDEPENDENCE ALLOWS FOR A SINGLE-MINDED FOCUS ON THE PRODUCT, ASSURING THAT THE SKIS ALWAYS MEET THE NEEDS OF AN ELITE TEAM OF RIDERS WHO KNOW WHAT WORKS. SKIERS THE WORLD OVER WHO DEMAND THE BEST DEMAND ARMADA. ARMADA HAS PLEDGED TO DONATE $3 EVERY HIGH FIVES THROTTLE GLOVE TO THE HIGH FIVES FOUNDATION. THANK YOU!

DYNASTAR IS A WINTER SPORTS COMPANY BASED IN THE CHAMONIX VALLEY, FRANCE. THE NAME DYNASTAR WAS BORN WHEN LES PLASTIQUES SYNTHÉTIQUES, MANUFACTURERS OF STARFLEX SKIS, COLLABORATED WITH DYNAMIC ON A NEW COMPOUND SKI.LANGE HAS BEEN HAND CRAFTING SKI BOOTS AROUND THE FEET OF THE WORLD’S BEST SKI ATHLETES FOR ALMOST 50 YEARS. OVER THAT PERIOD, LANGE HAS WON MORE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND OLYMPIC MEDALS THAN ALL OTHER BOOT BRANDS COMBINED. THANK YOU!

CONTRIBUTORS

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With 13 offices across the western US, plus Washington, DC and Atlantic City, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is where business, law and politics converge. Founded in 1968, Brownstein provides its clients a value that no other western law firm can match—an integrated approach that combines sensible business solutions with 20 years of Capitol Hill perspective. The firm’s 250 lawyers and policy professionals have extensive experience in the areas of intellectual property, government relations, gaming, energy and natural resources, real estate, corporate law and litigation. Brownstein has built a reputation for providing legal counsel that drives results and connects business leaders to the information they need to make decisions.

Based in Sun Valley, Idaho, Smith Optics, Inc. was founded in 1965 with the creation of the first goggle featuring a sealed thermal lens and breathable vent foam. Today, Smith is known for its diverse line of sunglasses, snow and motorsports goggles, snow helmets, prescription eyewear, tactical/protective eyewear, and apparel. Smith’s devotion to excellence, innovation, performance and style has made Smith the choice of action-sport athletes worldwide. Thank you!

FREESKIER was founded in 1997 by skiers who recognized that skiing was about to embark on a radical evolution and needed a new generation of media to tell that story. Today, FREESKIER is not only a leader in ski print media, but also in the digital realm. FREESKIER’s website, social media initiatives and mobile apps lead the industry in engagement, participation and content dissemination. We are located outside of Boulder, CO. #ThisIsSkiing

Big Agnes manufactures the most comfortable tents, sleeping bags and sleeping pads for backpacking, camping and outdoor adventure. They have traveled the globe and searched nearly every continent for fabrics and materials in an effort to make the gear that they think you’ll want to use because it’s what they use and what they have put through real life, backcountry testing. Their urge to sleep under the stars and breathe fresh mountain air is what continually drives them and keeps them motivated. Thank You!

Arcade makes belts. They’re stretchy and they work better than anything that’s been wrapped around your waist before. There are little things in life that don’t work as well as they should. One of those things is your belt. Holes punched in leather straps are a medieval era invention. Nylon webbing with aluminum clamps are a token of big brands slapping logos on cheaply made crap. Arcade belts were invented, designed and styled with the modern shredder in mind. Thank you!

The premier ski shop for the East Coast, located at 48 Sugarbush Access Rd in the Mad River Valley and home to the VT North Pro Team. Thank you!

“If we don’t have it, we find it, if we can’t find it, we make it, if we can’t make it we, find someone who can! We believe that there are no problems just solutions!” Crux is a different style of rental company! They are not satisfied with just dropping off their gear and hoping everything works out for you. They enjoy the creative process of solving problems while incorporating their vision. The majority of things that go wrong at events can be avoided. They have the experience and knowledge to avoid many of these unforeseen circumstances. Thank you!

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We live and work in Northfield, Vermont. Our backyard is the perfect testing ground to make the finest Premium All Weather Performance Socks. We ski, snowboard, hike, bike and run in the most unforgiving climate in the lower 48. It is under these conditions that we design, test and manufacture our socks. Thank you!

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Our story is more of a journey, because we’ve never been good at sitting still. After all, we don’t have wild sides; we have wild souls. For nearly four decades, our trusted solutions have transformed the way people travel. We’re leaders in our category, packing heritage, safety, design sensibility, and street smarts into every product. Based in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve got the great outdoors at our doorstep. From valleys and peaks to banks and backlands, the grounds we roam makes us feel at home. Together with our network of respected retailers, we give everyone the the freedom to wander, the right to be unruly, and the confidence to go more rogue. Thank you!

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We make gear that helps you stay out longer, travel farther, and live harder. Our Story: In 2006, we founded YETI Coolers with a simple mission: build the cooler we’d use every day if it existed. One that was built for the serious outdoor enthusiast rather than for the mass-discount retailers. One that could take the abuse we knew we’d put it through out in the field and on the water. One that simply wouldn’t break. We decided early on that product innovation would come from necessity and firsthand experience – not from market research and data analysis. Today, YETI products perform when it matters most – whether that be an excursion into the remote Alaskan wilderness, chasing redfish on the Gulf coast, or just getting together with friends in the backyard. Thank you!

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POC is built on a clear, unambiguous mission, to ‘protect lives and reduce the consequences of accidents for athletes and anyone inspired to be one’.
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Leading manufacturer of helmets, eyewear, body armor and apparel. Founded in 2005 in Sweden POC is dedicated to creating products that have unquestionable quality and relevance. At the vanguard of innovation and safety, POC has been recognized with more than 60 international safety, design, and innovation awards, and is driven by its vision to achieve holistic safety and protection.

NON-PROFITS

One of the goals of the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation is to level the playing field for gifted athletes and adventurers who are economically disadvantaged. They make scholarships available to adventurers who demonstrate Ryan’s core values and whose passion is hampered by financial constraint. Thank you!

In January of 2014, David Vobora, a 5-year veteran of the NFL, met US Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills, a quadruple amputee. David opened up his personal gym to Travis, offering his training expertise. The pair started working out together, customizing and adapting to the unique challenges posed by Travis’ injuries. Through working with Travis and engaging the veteran community, David developed a passion for helping those with life-altering injuries find life-fulfilling adaptive performance training. He continued helping adaptive athletes create sustainable lifestyle changes over the next six months, and by September of 2014, Adaptive Training Foundation had received its 501(c)3 status to allow outside support for these ambitious athletes. To this day, ATF is committed to keeping its services to adaptive athletes 100% free of charge, and relies on the generosity of people like yourself to not only restore lives, but empower them through movement. Thank you!

Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports is the largest year-round disabled sports non-profit organization in Vermont offering the most diverse program opportunities and unique, specialized equipment. Vermont Adaptive promotes independence and furthers equality through access and instruction to sports and recreational opportunities including alpine skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports; kayaking, canoeing, sailing, cycling, hiking, rock climbing, tennis, horseback riding, and more. Thank you!

The National Ski Patrol is a member-driven professional organization of registered ski patrols striving to be recognized as the premier provider of training and education programs for emergency rescuers serving the outdoor recreation community. To meet that goal, and promote the safe enjoyment of snow sport enthusiasts, NSP supports its members through accredited education and training in leadership, outdoor emergency care, safety programs and transportation services. Thank you!

The mission of the Joey Logano Foundation is to Inspire and assemble the NASCAR community to assist those across the nation who are in need of a second chance due to natural or human disaster. The Joey Logano Foundation partners with other organizations to provide comfort and relief to those in need after such unforeseen circumstances. Thank you!

The Shane McConkey Foundation was founded in recognition of the worldwide community of skiers, adventurers and everyday people who share a passion for life. The Foundation honors those who inspire positive change in the world and the life of others. Thank you!

The City of Reno offers a variety of adaptive recreation programs, classes and services to people with disabilities so that all can participate in recreation activities. The purpose of the City of Reno Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) Adaptive Recreation Program is to ensure that all PRCS facilities, programs, classes, and services are inclusive to all people regardless of ability. The City of Reno offers adaptive recreation programming to include: wheelchair rugby, wheelchair basketball, adaptive cycling, and Veteran programs. We also have a variety of adaptive equipment available for rent. Renting makes it affordable for participants to try before they buy, be a weekend warrior, gain skills, and be involved in more than one sport. Thank you!

TEAM CARSON IS COMMITTED TO KEEPING THE MEMORY AND SPIRIT OF CARSON BURLINGTON ALIVE AND PURPOSEFUL. CARSON WAS KILLED IN A SINGLE CAR ACCIDENT IN SEPTEMBER OF 2017. THE FAMILY HAS TEAMED UP WITH THE HIGH FIVES FOUNDATION TO HONOR CARSON’S PASSION FOR SNOWBOARDING, AND THE LOVE HE HAD FOR CONNECTING WITH, AND HELPING OTHER PEOPLE. THIS IS CONSISTENT WITH HIGH FIVE’S MISSION. THEIR GOAL EACH YEAR IS TO FUND AN ADAPTIVE SIT SKI FOR ONE OF THE HIGH FIVES ATHLETES, AND A $5,000 GRANT TO HELP AN INJURED ATHLETE WITH REHABILITATION THROUGH THE CARSON BURLINGTON MEMORIAL FUND. THANK YOU!

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An active lifestyle fuels a healthy body and mind, allowing us to be the most full version of ourselves. For those who have experienced a spinal cord injury, being active can feel out of reach. The obstacles are real: physical, financial, and even the belief it is possible. The Kelly Brush Foundation (KBF) is dedicated to making active lifestyles a reality for those who have experienced a spinal cord injury. We offer the inspiration to believe and the grants to enable anyone to buy the equipment they need to get out and go. But the KBF funds more than just recreation, because when you’re out there on the hill, road or trail, as your heart rate rises and you feel the wind on your face, disability fades away. An active lifestyle forges connections with others — both new friends and old, in and out of a chair. Thank you!

To create a community that raises awareness and combats suicide by empowering veterans, first responders, and their families through traditional and non-traditional therapies. Thank you!

To become a part of the Friends For Fives program, please contact us today!