adaptive

The Fall Fling Week: What’s Ahead

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 in abilities, ability, accessibility, activities, adaptive, Adaptive Recreation, Adventure, Challenge, Children, Difference, disabilities, donate, Donations, donors, friendship, Fun, opportunities, Outdoor, Outdoor recreation | Comments Off on The Fall Fling Week: What’s Ahead

The Fall Fling Week: What's Ahead? Glad you asked! Splore’s Fall Fling is September 14-20, 2013. It’s a week-long event to rally community support for Splore and our outdoor adventure programs for people of all abilities. It starts with a Kick-off BBQ at Whole Foods’ Sugarhouse Store on Saturday 9/14, followed by a week of [...]

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Challenge Alaska: Unique Experience for Adaptive Instructors

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in adaptive, Alaska, Instructing, Lessons, Mt. Alyeska, Program, PSIA, Ski, Skiing, Snowboard, Teach, Visiting Instructor | Comments Off on Challenge Alaska: Unique Experience for Adaptive Instructors

Challenge Alaska Adaptive Ski and Snowboard School, at Mt. Alyeska , is continuing our successful visiting instructor program for the 6th season. It is our goal to promote the sharing of adaptive program information and facilitate instructor development while providing the opportunity to experience teaching in Alaska. Challenge Alaska benefits from the knowledge and experience instructors [...]

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Winter Projects for Boaters | Small Organizational Projects

Posted by on Nov 24, 2012 in ability, accessibility, adaptive, opportunities, outdoor adventures, Outdoor recreation, outdoors, Utah, Whitewater, whitewater rafting | Comments Off on Winter Projects for Boaters | Small Organizational Projects

Carabiner Marking: I use nail polish (something every river guide should have in their ammo can) to paint markings on my carabiners so that I can identify them easily during a de-rig. Chose one or two colors that represent you (I am blue/orange) and paint them on the long side of the biner. Make it [...]

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Winter Projects for Boaters | The Boat Ladder

Posted by on Nov 21, 2012 in adaptive, Guiding, Ladder, rafting, Wheelchair, whitewater rafting, wilderness | Comments Off on Winter Projects for Boaters | The Boat Ladder

Boat Ladder As all of us less organized types found out (rather abruptly) on Monday morning; time has fallen back, giving us shorter days, longer nights, and anticipation for the winter months ahead. For us boaters, this may seem like it’s time to concentrate on secondary pursuits (like my favorite hobby: sleeping), but there are [...]

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Splore FUNd Drive Festivities & Meet Splore’s Executive Director

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in ability, accessibility, activities, adaptive, Adventure, autism, outdoor adventures, Partner, support, Utah | Comments Off on Splore FUNd Drive Festivities & Meet Splore’s Executive Director

This week is Splore's Fall FUNd Drive and you can help us provide life-changing rock climbing experiences for children with disabilities. The FUNd Drive This week we're raising funds to support our operations and capacity-building efforts.[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0IsK4NLj2Q] Janine Shares Her Story Janine went from a volunteer all the way to being our fearless Executive Director. [youtube [...]

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Smiles, Laughter and Life Change on a Rock Wall | A Splore Story

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in abilities, accessibility, activities, adaptive, Adaptive Recreation, Adventure, autism, climbing, community, disabilities, disability, donors, encouragement, family, mentor, opportunities, outdoor adventures | Comments Off on Smiles, Laughter and Life Change on a Rock Wall | A Splore Story

A letter from the parent of a Rock On! participant: Dear Splore, His volunteer, Alaina, and the rest of your team brought him out of his shell and taught him to climb. He loves it, and moreover, he beams with pride for days after each lesson. This pride also seems to spill over into the [...]

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