OUR MISSION STATEMENT: To provide healthy, 1:1 instructed outdoor winter exercise and fun so participants build confidence and self-esteem which transfers to everyday life experiences.
PARTICIPANTS: Participants in the CRR Ski and Snowboard Progam vary in age from 13 to 65 years. They are men and women, boys and girls with varying mental and physical disabilities.
COACHES: Beginner, intermediate and advanced ski/snowboard instruction and coaching are provided by ULLR Inc. staff members who are volunteering their time for this worthwhile program. The program staff receive special training by instructors and coaches certified by both the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA-NW) and the Washington State Special Olympics (WSSO). Ullr Inc., a PSIA member ski and snowboard school, has provided over 50 years of quality instruction for the Bellevue Ski School. It is an equal opportunity employer and operates as a concessionaire under a US Forest Service permit issued to Ski Lifts, Inc. (The Summit at Snoqualmie), our partners in "winter recreation".
This ski and snowboard program, under the direction of Solomon Hutchinson, is supported financially by the Life Enrichment Foundation, 501(C)(3) for people with disabilities, to whom donations can be made which are tax deductable to the extent allowed by law. Discounted lift tickets provided by Ski Lifts Inc.
MADE POSSIBLE BY COOPERATION WITH THE FOLLOWING: The Cascade Ridge Racers Ski and Snowboard Program operates as a concessionaire under a US Forest Service permit issued to Booth Creek Ski Holdings, Inc., partially operating within the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Cascade Ridge Racers operates under Ullr Inc. and PSIA.