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Challenge Aspen - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Challenge Aspen
PO BOX 6639
Snowmass Village, CO 81615
(970) 923-0578 (Local)
(970) 923-7338 (Fax)
(800) 530-3901 (Toll-Free)
jessica@challengeaspen.org
http://www.challengeaspen.org

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Spring/Fall/Summer: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Winter: 7 days a week 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Staff description: 8 full-time, 20 instructors.
Geographic area served: United States.

Staff

Houston Cowan, CEO, houston@challengeaspen.com
Sam Lovstad, Program Coordinator, sam@challengeaspen.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Recreation Services
    • Offers activities such as alpine skiing, snow shoeing, rock climbing, cycling, hiking, art, movement, horseback riding, rafting, performance. Provides training to volunteer guides and instructors. Offers recreational activities for seniors with trained guides.

Services for Children

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Offers disability awareness, volunteer recruitment, and mentorship programs in schools.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers Summer and Winter Camps that provide activities such as alpine skiing, snow shoeing, rock climbing, cycling, hiking, art, movement, horseback riding, rafting, and performance. Please inquire for dates and fees. Scholarships available.

Ongoing Events/Programs

16th Annual Visually Impaired Ski & Snowboard Festival (all levels)

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