Mark G. Davis and a team of terrific volunteers formed Foresight Ski Guides Inc., in 2001. Since then, the generous support of Vail Resorts, award-winning guides, Colorado businesses and volunteers make snow sports accessible to blind and visually impaired participants from around the world each year.
Mark is the founder and president of Foresight Ski Guides. In 1999, a successful financial professional in his 40’s, Mark lost his functional vision as a result of a rare symptom of Multiple Sclerosis. Being a skier for almost as long as he could walk, he was devastated not only by the loss of his sight; but also by the prospect of losing the freedom and thrill of skiing.
Following this sudden and tragic turn in his life, Mark decided that vision alone would not keep him from the slopes. With the assistance of Colorado Ski School for the Blind he was soon back on the mountain. For Mark, this experience with challenge recreation was the transformative experience that lifted grief and depression and brought renewed passion and confidence. Mark has dedicated his life to offering others in similar situations the thrilling, life altering adventure of ‘skiing blind.’
Safety and Service are Priorities
Foresight guides complete an intensive training program that focuses on safety, camaraderie and the pleasures of skiing with a friend. We take full advantage of today’s “smooth-as-silk” snow grooming and offer the world-class amenities and service provided by Vail and Beaver Creek. You will be assured of skillful, compassionate service, with the overriding goal of ensuring your personal safety and comfort.
Foresight Ski Guides, Inc. is a Colorado corporation with tax exempt, non-profit status as outlined in Section 501c(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.