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!

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!

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!

Max D Baillargeon// Backed by the strength of Northwestern Mutual, Max and his team provide you with a balanced approach to achieving your goal of financial security, assuring that your intentions have been understood and your needs are being addressed. And when it comes to implementing solutions, the full capabilities of Northwestern Mutual are leveraged to provide you with exclusive access to a comprehensive variety of products and services. Thank you!

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.

Cojo Bay Advisors is a purely independent financial planning firm that focuses on people who are ready to create an investment strategy and play an active role in realizing their investment goals. Thank you!

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!

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 today and see why One Toyota of Oakland is among the most highly regarded Toyota dealers in the nation. Thank you!

POC is a Swedish company, built on a strong mission; to do everything they can to possibly save lives and to reduce consequences of accidents, for gravity sports athletes, by developing and renewing what personal protection is all about. POC has in many ways already set a new standard when it comes to technical solutions, construction, material combinations and engineering, with patented solutions, to increase the degree of protection. Thank You!

Geoff McDonald, co-founded Ski The East with Chris “Rooster” James back in 2005. They have been working hard for over 10 years to promote their love for this sport and the unique mountain culture of the East Coast. Ski The East was created for you: the passionate and dedicated Eastern Skier. The tight trees, variable conditions and brutal weather have helped to produce some of the toughest and most talented skiers in the world. They share a common identity and a common way of looking at the mountains. Eastern skiers think positively: a 4 inch storm is a powder day, -10F is mild for January, and ice is simply referred to as “frozen granular.” Take a gander at their store to find out Why We Ski The East.

Rumpl, is an Outdoor Blanket company based in Portland, Oregon that utilizes new material technologies that have been developed for activewear, outdoor gear, and sporting goods to modernize the everyday blanket. These high-quality, versatile blankets keep you comfortable anywhere you go, or when you don’t go anywhere. The materials have been tested and proven in harsh environments, yet specifically selected for comfort and durability. Rumpl believes the blanket you use every day deserves the same attention to detail as a sleeping bag you might use ten times a year. The end result is a premium and versatile blanket that can be used anywhere you go…or when you don’t go anywhere. Thank you!

Inspired by fresh, regionally sourced ingredients, Rocker embodies the unique seasonality and legacy of Squaw Valley’s big mountains. From Olympians to casual skiers and riders, this is where our community embraces the Tahoe lifestyle. Comforting California BBQ, salads featuring farm fresh produce, and local microbrew beers are served up with spectacular mountain views, slope side in the Village at Squaw. With innovative menu changes throughout the year, you will likely find something new every visit. Rocker has committed to donating $1.00 from every glass OR $4.00 from each bottle sold of the Alto Cinco Garnacha wine to the High Fives Foundation. Thank you!

Combining the enjoyment of fine wine, great good and friends at their five locations in the North Lake Tahoe Area! Visit your local Uncorked for Happy Hour aka “High Fives at Five” from 5:00pm-6:00pm Monday through Friday and support! Uncorked is located in historical downtown Truckee, Squaw Valley, Tahoe City in the Cobble Stone & Petra, located in the Village at Northstar. A portion of proceeds from all happy hour glasses goes to support the High Fives Foundation.

WSI Sports has been known as the “Cold Weather Expert” for over 27 years, providing performance base layers to numerous champion athletes and teams. WSI Guarantees their products will keep you the warmest and most comfortable or they will give you your money back. WSI is enjoyed by thousands of customers around the world! All products are proudly made in the USA. WSI is bringing back pride in American-made clothing! Thank you WSI for being a supporter of our Military to the Mountain Program!

HEAD is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of premium branded sports equipment. The winter sports division is a generous supporter of the High Fives Foundation and our athletes recovering from life-altering injuries. Thank You!

POC is a Swedish company with a strong mission to do the best it possibly can to save lives and reduce the consequences of accidents  for gravity sports athletes and cyclists. The concepts, technologies, and materials used and implemented for the helmets and body armor were developed in close collaboration with POC Lab; POC’s scientific forum that consists of some of the world’s foremost sports medicine experts, brain scientists and specialists in spinal cord injuries. POC has pledged $3 from every High Fives SPINE VPD 2.0 to the High Fives Foundation. Thank you!

Mutha Stuffers is a local deli in Sugarbush, Vermont that packs the most stoke in one sandwich to keep you on the slopes all day. Never miss a day at the mountain without filling up on a hearty sandwich. Mutha Stuffers, 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!



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!

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!



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.

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!

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

Brought to you by Image Outfitters, iShare Works is a charitable giving division that contributes to 501.c.3 organizations nationwide through donations via sales of promotional goods. To date, iShare Works supports the High Fives Foundation through numerous product sales and contributions with like-minded partners. Thank you!

Kind Design is a clothing and design company based in and inspired by Colorado, the outdoors, and being kind. Providing quality goods and services since 2008, Kind Design is a grassroots Colorado brand that started as a small, USA made t-shirt company in Vail. They moved to Boulder in 2012 and then sadly, wiped out by a flood in 2013. Thanks to support from people all over the country, the perfect flood relief hat, and a Facebook post that went viral, Kind Design was saved from certain doom. Bouncing back with more drive ambition than ever, they now offer a wide variety of lifestyle products and graphic design services. High Fives and Kind Design teamed up for the first time at the High Fives 1st Annual Colorado Golf Tournament in 2015, and it was the beginning of a beautiful relationship.

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!

Proudly serving the community since 1952, Tahoe Forest Hospital is a not for profit rural health care facility and designated Critical Access Hospital. It is fully accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program and licensed by the State of California Department of Health Services. 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!

Sitour is the world’s largest on site ski resort advertising Media Company. Developed by marketing and skiing experts, Sitour was founded in Austria in 1961 and is the only international network that provides exclusive on-site mountain resort advertising in 8 countries at over 1,000 resorts. 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!

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!


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!


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!

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!

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 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!

Achieve Tahoe, formerly Disabled Sports Farwest, provides instruction, opportunities and resources for adaptive alpine and nordic skiing, snowboarding, water skiing, whitewater rafting, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, 4WD adventures and sled hockey.

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!

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