• ABSF Informational Pizza Party

    Tomorrow, November 18th, 2017 (all day)
    Location: Exchequer Pub, 226 S. Wabash, Chicago IL

    Join us for our season kick-off event!

    The American Blind Skiing Foundation serves blind and visually-impaired children and adults, by offering them an affordable and confidence-building athletic activity that only a few have experienced. Learn more about skiing or guiding as you join veterans and newcomers, guides, skiers and boarders to kick-off our season!

    Pizza Party with ABSF!
    Free pizza, salad and soft drinks

    What: Pizza Party Social - Meet others with visual impairments!
    When: Saturday, November 18th from 4-7pm
    Where: Exchequer Pub, 226 S. Wabash, in downtown Chicago (between Adams and Jackson) (312) 939-5633

    Let us know you are coming by registering here. If you need assistance with directions or getting to the Exchequer please contact Joe Ferrick at (32) 718-1040 or via email at Joeyxboat1@gmail.com.

  • GUIDE TRAINING CLINIC- Wilmot, WI. January 7

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 9am - 4pm
    Location: Wilmot Mountain- 11931 Fox River Rd., Wilmot, WI 53192

    Guide Clinic for NEW and RETURNING Guides. 

    The Trip Leader is:
    Matt Rakowski.
    Email - absfmatt@gmail.com
    Cell – 224-415-1932

    9 am. Classroom training, followed by on-slope training with experienced guides. No Guiding experience necessary, but intermediate skiing or boarding skills are recommended. 

    New comers welcome.
    Experienced VI Skiers welcome.
    Friends and family rates are available for all day skiing.

    This event is free to EXPERIENCED VI skiers and Guides. AFTERNOON SKIING ONLY
    Experienced VI skiers are limited due to Guide training.

    Sorry, NO VI instruction available due to Guide training.

    ONLINE ticket sales closes 9 pm Friday Jan 5th
    Contact Matt with Questions at absfmatt@gmail.com

    * Veteran = Military Service, Student = Full time student with school ID and/or unpaid interns working towards degree.

    ** Rental equipment is subsidized by ABSF for skiers, riders and guides that do not have their own equipment.

  • Alpine Valley, WI- Day Trip- January 13

    Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 9am - 3:30pm
    Location: Alpine Valley Resort, W2501 County Road D, Elkhorn, WI 53121

    Day Trip to Alpine Valley

    Trip Leader is:
    Donaldo Vivas
    312-203-6344
     

    If you plan on attending, please click on all “tickets” that apply to you.

    -If this is your first year and need rentals, choose rental #500.
    -VI or Guide Ski/Snowboard rental (ABSF members without equipment) choose #500.
    -If you own equipement but want to rent equipent, choose #501.
    Please be in the lodge by 9:30 am, ready to ski.

    * Veteran = Military Service, Student = Full time student with school ID and/or unpaid interns working towards degree.
    ** Rental equipment is subsidized by ABSF for skiers, riders and guides that do not have their own equipment.

    Problems with online signup contact Matt at absfmatt@gmail.com

  • Devils Head-Sat Cascade Mtn.-Weekend Trip (Combo) Sun Jan 19-21

    Friday, January 19th, 2018 at TBD
    Location: S6330 Bluff Rd. Merrimac, WI. 53561 & W10441 Cascade MT. Rd; Portage, WI. 53901

    Weekend trip to Devils Head Saturday and Cascade Sunday.

    Trip Leader: Salmaan Chaudhri
    & Bill Mulvaney
    847-636-1584
    csalmaan@gmail.com

    Come join us for a day skiing on Saturday at Devils Head resort.  We will spend the night at Hotel.
    Sunday we will ski at Cascade.

     * Veteran = Military Service, Student = Full time student with school ID and/or unpaid interns working towards degree.

    ** Rental equipment is subsidized by ABSF for skiers, riders and guides that do not have their own equipment.
     

     
     

  • Wilmot Mountain, WI -Day Trip - January 28th

    Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 9am - 3pm
    Location: Wilmot Mountain-11931 Fox River Rd., Wilmot, WI 53192

    DAY Trip to Wilmot Ski Area

    Trip Leader is:
    Jim Hynan
    312-402-1506
    jhynan74@gmail.com

    If you plan on attending, please click on all “tickets” that apply to you.

    -If this is your first year and need rentals, choose rental #500.
    -VI or Guide Ski/Snowboard rental (ABSF members without equipment) choose #500.
    -If you own equipement but want to rent equipent, choose #501.
    Please be in the lodge by 9:30 am, ready to ski.

    * Veteran = Military Service, Student = Full time student with school ID and/or unpaid interns working towards degree.
    ** Rental equipment is subsidized by ABSF for skiers, riders and guides that do not have their own equipment.

    Problems with online signup contact Matt at absfmatt@gmail.com

     

  • Alpine Valley, WI- Day Trip- Feb.3 (All Day)

    Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 (all day)
    Location: Alpine Valley Resort, W2501 County Road D, Elkhorn, WI 53121

    Alpine Valley, WI- Day Trip

    Trip Leader:
    Beth Zange
    815-345-9594
    absfbeth@gmail.com

    If you plan on attending, please click on all “tickets” that apply to you.

    -If this is your first year and need rentals, choose rental #500.
    -VI or Guide Ski/Snowboard rental (ABSF members without equipment) choose #500.
    -If you own equipement but want to rent equipent, choose #501.
    Please be in the lodge by 9:30 am, ready to ski.

    * Veteran = Military Service, Student = Full time student with school ID and/or unpaid interns working towards degree.
    ** Rental equipment is subsidized by ABSF for skiers, riders and guides that do not have their own equipment.

    Problems with online signup contact Matt at absfmatt@gmail.com



     

  • Granite Peak, WI - Weekend W/ Four Winds & Donaush - Feb. 9-11

    Friday, February 9th, 2018 (all day)
    Location: Granite Peak Ski Area 3605 N.Mountain Road Wausau, WI 54402-5010

    Granite Peak, WI. Weekend ABSF with Four Winds & Donauschwaben.
    Weekend Package includes:
    -2 Nights lodging at Quality Inn in Wausau. Friday, Saturday nights
    -Continental breakfast
    -One- 2 Day Lift Ticket.  Saturday, Sunday.

    Space is LIMITED to 15 Rooms- So sign up EARLY!!!
    Pricing is based on min 20 people.

    Contact Phil for non-double occupancy rates.   e.g. Kids in room.

    Trip Leader
    Phil Skultety
    847-767-0471
    pskultety@aol.com

    absf.org
    fourwindsski.org

    * Veteran = Military Service, Student = Full time student with school ID and/or unpaid interns working towards degree.

    ** Rental equipment is subsidized by ABSF for skiers, riders and guides that do not have their own equipment.
     

  • Wilmot, WI - Day Trip- Feb. 18 (All Day)

    Sunday, February 18th, 2018 (all day)
    Location: Wilmot Mountain- 11931 Fox River Rd. Wilmot, WI 53192

    Wilmot Mountain, WI- Day Trip February 18

    Event trip leader is:  
    Edward Gordon
    219-743-0018
    Edskates-indiana@yahoo.com

    If you plan on attending, please click on all “tickets” that apply to you.

    -If this is your first year and need rentals, choose rental #500.
    -VI or Guide Ski/Snowboard rental (ABSF members without equipment) choose #500.
    -If you own equipement but want to rent equipent, choose #501.
    Please be in the lodge by 9:30 am, ready to ski.

    * Veteran = Military Service, Student = Full time student with school ID and/or unpaid interns working towards degree.
    ** Rental equipment is subsidized by ABSF for skiers, riders and guides that do not have their own equipment.

    Problems with online signup contact Matt at absfmatt@gmail.com


     

     
     

  • Alpine Valley WI - Day Trip - Feb. 24 (All Day)

    Saturday, February 24th, 2018 (all day)
    Location: Alpine Valley Resort, W2501 County Road D, Elkhorn, WI 53121

    Alpine Valley, WI- Day Trip
    Event trip leader is: 

    Annie Ross
    Phone 312-335-0437
    Email 


    If you plan on attending, please click on all “tickets” that apply to you.

    -If this is your first year and need rentals, choose rental #500.
    -VI or Guide Ski/Snowboard rental (ABSF members without equipment) choose #500.
    -If you own equipement but want to rent equipent, choose #501.
    Please be in the lodge by 9:30 am, ready to ski.

    * Veteran = Military Service, Student = Full time student with school ID and/or unpaid interns working towards degree.
    ** Rental equipment is subsidized by ABSF for skiers, riders and guides that do not have their own equipment.

    Problems with online signup contact Matt at absfmatt@gmail.com
     

  • Cascade WI-Weekend Trip - March 2-4

    Friday, March 2nd, 2018 (all day)
    Location: W10441 Cascade Mountain Road Portage, WI. 53901

    Trip Leader:
    Keith Dickerson
    847-373-1595
    snoringbear@hotmail.com

    When: Friday March 2, 2018 - Sunday March 4th, 2018
    Where: Cascade Mountain, W10441 Cascade Mountain Road, Portage, WI.
    What: 2 day lift tickets for Saturday and Sunday includes lodging (Double occupancy) and continental breakfast at hotel.

    * Veteran = Military Service, Student = Full time student with school ID and/or unpaid interns working towards degree.

    ** Rental equipment is subsidized by ABSF for skiers, riders and guides that do not have their own equipment.

     

  • Whitefish, Montana - Western Trip - March 3-10

    Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 (all day)
    Location: Whitefish, MT. 59937

    Trip Leader:

    Matt Rakowski
    224-415-1932
    absfmatt@gmail.com

    Western Trip this year is to Whitefish, Montana.  March 2-10 2018
    Price includes airfare roundtrip from Chicago.
    5 days skiing, 6 nights lodging, Welcome cheese party.

    Whitefish Montana, March 3rd - 10th 2018.
    Cost for members is $750.
    Cost for students and Military Vets is $490
    Includes airfare from Chicago, Lodging, transfers, 5 days skiing at Whitefish Mountain ski resort..
    Payments are due as follows.
    $100 at sign up
    $200 November 15 2017
    $200 January 15 2018
    $250 February 15 2018
     

    Two payment options:
    1- make payments by US Mail- Send Checks to Matt.                            If you want to mail in your payments, Sign up for Ticket 0001- Off-line payments.

    2- Pay online-  Make payments or in full, a service fee is added.

    3- Make payments any combination of online and US Mail.  Just choose which ticket you want.  Online price, service fee added.

    4- If confused, Call or email Matt.
    Download and sign Trip contract.  WHITEFISH CONTRACT

    Matt
    absfmatt@gmail.com




     


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