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Ski Apache Disabled Skiers Program
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Welcome to Ski Apache

We welcome you to the website of Ski Apache Adaptive Sports (SAAS). We are located in Ski Apache, New Mexico, just 12 miles northwest of Ruidoso. Please browse these pages, and get to know more about us and what we stand for. Thank you for your interest.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Our annual fundraiser was a huge success. A very special thank you goes out to our sponsors for their donations.

Margie and Walter Tippin
Forrest Tire Company, Inc.
Tom and Johnnie Luttrell
Dr. Frank and Susan Dimotta
Rolla Hinkle III 

George Holmes
Ricky, Sue, and Layne Preslar
Jim Mitchell
Ski Cloudcroft
John and Katherine Vincent
Shuttle Ruidoso

Henry and Delfina Colderoni
James and Jeri Lynne Burnett
Ruidoso Ford Lincoln, Inc.
Johnston Jewelers
Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce
Ruidoso Federated Womans Club
Carol TenEyck and Paul Ragland
Kärve Ware
Frank and Beth Sayner
Rotary Club of Alamogordo
Pam and Terry Schmidt

Our Goals

  • Enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities through snow-sports and recreation in a safe and fun environment
  • Develop the potential of each student
  • Support and encourage participation in sports and recreation
  • Introduce a life-long activity to individuals often marginalized by society and denied access to recreational activities
  • Encourage a culture of safety, fun, and learning

Our Mission Statement

To provide snow-sports instruction for any person with a permanent disability, regardless of the severity of the impairment or financial limitations.