VIBeS is a community based non-profit organization dedicated to enabling the blind and Visually Impaired to experience recreational activity through a shared vision. The goal is to provide physical fitness, outdoor and recreational activities for the participants, thereby increasing self-esteem, independence and personal growth.

All VIBeS members need to sign this waiver prior to participating in any VIBeS activity. Bring it with you or sign it when you arrive.

Shoe 'n' Soak

Saturday, January 17th
Captain: Diane Fitzkee, 361-8974

A snowshoeing and hot springs extravaganza! We are typically gone for a full day and there is a minimal copay to attend. Snowshoes are provided, and transportation and admission to hot springs is included in the copay. Please sign up by January 10th.
Message from Diane: I will need drivers and snowshoes and am hoping for a final count by January 10. Participants will need boots, warm clothing, packed lunch and water, bathing suit and towel, and a copay of $10 to cover the hot springs and transportation. Drivers will have no copay. We will be leaving from CSDB parking lot at 8AM and returning around 6:30PM. Please feel free to call or email me with questions and to SIGN UP. We love lots of friendly faces on this trip. Please let me know if you are interested in joining's always a blast! --Diane

Breckenridge BOEC Trip

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Need a captain

Ski for Light

January 23-25, 2015

Contact Rick Palmer, 325-5832 for more info.

Monarch Ski Trip

January 30, 2015
Captain: Amy Gunning, 337-0161

Meet at CSDB at 5:52am. Please let me know the following (email is best,, but you can call as well, 719-337-0161):
-do you have your own equipment or will you need to rent?
-what is your approximate skiing level?
-Will you need transportation? If so, what part of town do you live in?
-Would you be able to pick skiers up/take them home and/or drive?
-If so, how many people/how much equipment can you take?

Breckenridge Weekend Ski Trip

February 6-8, 2015
Captains: Melissa Rose, 303-870-1610, & Sharon Boyd
Limited space, $20 co-pay

Race Weekend

February 28-March 1, 2015

Shoe 'n' Chew (aka Shoe 'n' Grub)

March 7th or 8th
Captain: Diane Fitzkee, 361-8974

Griffith Lodge Weekend

March 13-15, 2015

This is filling up quickly; call now.
Captains: Barry & Marcia Wick
719-535-8134 - home phone
719-651-5438 - Barry's cell
719-651-2221 - Marcia's cell
Co-pay between $50-100

Crested Butte Skiing

Chris Read of Adaptive Sports is offering a $30/day Vibes price, which includes ticket, equipment and instruction/guiding. This offer is for anyone who would like to take a lesson or be guided by an ASC Instructor (list rate is $190/day). Advanced reservations are recommended. This offer is not valid March 13-23.
We won't be able to pull a group together this go around (we will shoot for 2016!) but if you'd like to come on your own let us know. Pat Addabbo, Program Supervisor and Stephanie Maltarich, Program Coordinator can help you book your ski days. Let them know you are with VIBeS. Our Program Office number is 970-349-2296.
Please find more info about the ASC and Crested Butte at
Register Here:
Submitted by Christopher Read, M.A. CTRS, Program Director
Desk: 970-349-5075 ex 110

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