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RECENT NEWS

Vail Veterans Program celebrates 15 years of helping heroes
March 18, 2019

VAIL — An Army Special Forces unit is skiing down Vail Mountain when its members cross paths with a Vail Veterans Program crew. Both groups stop, happily acknowledge each other and their gear. Handshakes and introductions all around, most punctuated with: “Thank you for your service.” “Thank you for yours.” In that instant is the… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program’s Family Week reminds us that we’re all in this together

VAIL — Jess and Tina Walton’s two sons were among dozens of kids bouncing around the Larkspur restaurant Thursday morning, anxious for their last day skiing on Vail Mountain with the Vail Veterans Program. Eight-year-old Chase Walton strolled past his dad and gave him a loving punch in the shoulder … because they’re guys who… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program helps heroic caregivers learn they’re not alone
January 8, 2019

  VAIL — Because it takes one to know one, the women at this week’s Vail Veterans Program’s caregivers conference were best friends before they even met. Twenty-eight women are in town — all caregivers for combat veterans who were injured in Iraq or Afghanistan. Just as heroic as those soldiers are the people who… Read more »

Winter Programs

Winter Family Program: January 13 – 18, 2019

The Winter Family Program offers severely wounded veterans and their families the opportunity to participate in private, full-day adaptive ski/snowboard instruction with PSIA certified instructors at Vail Mountain. Family members also enjoy the slopes, as they are fit with equipment rentals and ability-specific, full-day group lessons. Children’s Ski School and childcare options are provided, allowing the whole family to reap the healing benefits of the beautiful Rocky Mountains. The Winter Family Program incorporates group dining, providing beneficial socialization and bonding opportunities through encouraging participants to spend time together as a family and build relationships with new friends.

Winter Mountain Adventure: March 3 – 8, 2019

During the Winter Mountain Adventure, wounded veterans work closely with Vail Mountain Adaptive Ski School instructors for four days of one-on-one ski/snowboard instruction, focusing on individual needs and goals. Guests of all ages and abilities receive group ski/snowboard lessons through the Vail Mountain Ski School. Group meals and evening activities provide time for camaraderie and participants leave with lifelong friendships.