Frequently Asked Questions
No, but you have to be able to ski or ride in control. If you haven’t skied in the past year or since becoming visually impaired, please call us. We need to discuss your skiing or riding history. We provide ski guides, not ski instructors. If you are new to skiing or snowboarding we recommend you contact Vail Resorts Adaptive Ski School for a lesson at 970-754-3264.
As much as we encourage them to share your experience, at the present time, our generous sponsors only provide assistance to VIP’s who are participating in our program. However, when you contact us, ask if any discounts available from our sponsors have changed.
Yes, our founding sponsor Colorado Mountain Express can provide ground transportation between the resorts and the Denver and Eagle/Vail airports free for our VIPs and at a discount for their sighted companions. We can also help Colorado residents with transportation to the mountain – so let us know what you need.
No, our guides are all volunteers and we ask for their time as far in advance as possible. Please contact us as soon as you start thinking about visiting Vail or Beaver Creek to make reservations.
We will provide you with complete information on where and when to meet your guides. Our hosts will assist you every step of the way from equipment rental to boarding the lift!
Yes, we can provide guides at Beaver Creek.
Yes, our training begins in the fall with a classroom training session. Then we provide on-mountain training sessions and apprentice training throughout the year. Click on the “forms” page, fill out a guide application and send it in if you are interested.
That depends on your time and commitment. It usually takes at least a year with a few days commitment a month.
Absolutely! That’s part of the fun – showing them what you can do! They just need to follow instructions from your Foresight Ski guide to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.