High Fives Foundation supporters are many. From local businesses to international brands, these are our friends who are always there to lend a helping hand.

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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.

Palisades Tahoe

Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Palisades Tahoe (formerly 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!

Swift Institute

In partnership with HOPCo, Swift Institute includes over 70 specialists and multiple locations across Nevada. Swift Institute includes spine orthopedic, neurosurgery, interventional pain management, neurology, imaging, and vein specialists and serves residents of Nevada and beyond with innovative and patient-focused healthcare. The physicians and advanced practice providers at Swift Institute are among the top specialists in the United States to help ensure the highest quality patient care, whether in the medical clinic, the procedure suite, or the surgery suite. In addition, the Swift Institute specialists are focused on helping patients achieve their goals for recovery and activity.

Dolan Auto Group

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!


At Flylow, we start by dreaming up gear we need for the mountains. We don’t make anything without function, purpose. It’s an esoteric approach: We’ll be on a skintrack or a dirt trail, and suddenly, we’ll have an idea for a new insulating layer or a lightweight rain shell for a squall that just appeared. We design from the ground up, working with our mills to create the right fabric, brainstorming technical features with our hardy crew of athletes (picture ski patrollers and mountain guides), and putting prototypes through the ringer in tough environments. User feedback drives our designs.

Renown Health

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!

Smith Optics

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!

Sugarbush Resort

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

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!

Craig Hospital

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!

Woodward Tahoe

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!


Dynastar is a winter sports company based in the Chamonix Valley, France. The name Dynastar was born when Les Plastiques Synthetiques, 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!


Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Founded in 1968, Brownstein practices in the areas of real estate, natural resources, government relations, corporate law, intellectual property, and litigation. With 300 attorneys and legislative consultants in 12 offices across the western U.S. and in New Jersey and Washington, D.C., where it is the top-ranked lobbying firm by revenue, Brownstein works in industries ranging from real estate, hospitality, and private equity, to technology, healthcare, natural resources, banking and finance, and gaming.


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!

Mountain Guard

60+ years of insurance excellence: MountainGuard has weathered every change in the ski industry, from rope tows to high-speed quads, short skis to safety bindings, and emerged as the largest writer of ski resort insurance in North America. Our commitment to evolving with the industry is as unshakeable as the mountaintop. As the ski industry developed, we embraced the challenge, becoming an unrivaled insurance leader and your partner for success. Where innovation meets protection, MountainGuard is the summit of ski industry evolution.

Big Agnes

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!


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 all over the world who demand the best demand Armada. Armada has pledged to donate $3 every High Fives Throttle Glove to the High Fives Foundation. Thank you!

Vermont North

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!

Darn Tough

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!


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!


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!


WINTERSTEIGER AG is an international machinery and plant engineering group. Founded in 1953, it has gradually established itself as a leading provider of innovative solutions for customers in technically sophisticated niche markets.

WINTERSTEIGER – Thinking about tomorrow.


Martis Camp Foundation

Martis Camp Foundation (MCF) was created in 2010 to support the Truckee community. Initially funded by Martis Camp developers and various annual club events, the MCF is now funded and run by the members of Martis Camp. Since 2011, the MCF has granted more than $5 million to local nonprofit organizations and students in need.

Patriot Fund

The Patriot Fund is dedicated to being a vehicle for that support for our heroes! They believe that their donors and supporters want to know how their contributions make life changing differences. Part of their mission is to keep their donors informed sharing stories and results to support the direct impact their donor’s gifts. They partner with Veteran-centric non-profit organizations who are making a substantial impact on the lives of Veterans. An added value for their non-profit partners is the connection they facilitate between their Operational Partners and their generous donor base.

The Katie Grace Foundation

Introducing The Katie Grace Foundation—a tribute to Katie, who left us too soon on June 9th, 2017. At 15, she touched hearts with her wisdom and kindness. The foundation embodies Katie's spirit, promoting acts of kindness and supporting children in sports and activities. Through scholarships, we honor her values of love and generosity. Join us in spreading Katie's love worldwide. We are not just a team but a family dedicated to making a difference in her name.

Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation

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!

Adaptive Training Foundation

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

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

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!

Joey Logano Foundation

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

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

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

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!

The Kelly Brush Foundation

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!

22 Kill

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!