Details About ABSF
ABSF annual memberships are available for individuals and families.
ABSF enables blind and visually impaired individuals to ski and snowboard with qualified guides at a variety of ski areas throughout the ski season. Blind and visually impaired skiers/snowboarders, of varying levels of experience, work with guides so that they can enjoy a fascinating winter sport. Sighted guides ski in front of or behind visually impaired skiers so that they can assist their skier traverse slopes of differing degrees of difficulty.
Whether you want to try skiing or snowboarding for the first time or are experienced and looking for volunteers to guide you, take the step and to join ABSF. People interested in learning to guide, or experienced guides are always welcome. Membership benefits include discounts on; lift tickets, equipment rental, lodging and transportation
An annual clinic is sponsored by ABSF for guides, skier and snowboarders, both experienced and new to the organization
This clinic is scheduled each year as the first ski event for the season. Check the schedule of events for this information.
The fun really starts when everyone gets out on the slopes. ABSF sponsors numerous day trips to Wilmot Mountain and Alpine Valley. There are also weekend trips to other local ski resorts. The foundation also holds one western trip in the spring of each year.
The annual membership fee for individuals is $25 ($20 if paid by January 1st). Annual family memberships are only $40 ($35 if paid by January 1st). To become a member or to have your entire family become members, please download and fill out the membership form(s), make a check payable to ABSF in the appropriate amount and return it to the address indicated on the form.
Please complete the form, print it
and mail it with your check.