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  1. B.A.S.I.C.S. Mountain Rescue, What to do

    B.A.S.I.C.S. Mountain Rescue, What to do

    Accidents at the resort are more common than one might think. Do you know what to do if you encounter an injured skier or rider on the slopes? Syd of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ski patrol gives a few useful tips and practices to insure the patient is given the best care possible in a timely...
  2. B.A.S.I.C.S. Helmets are Cool

    B.A.S.I.C.S. Helmets are Cool

    Toby Miller started his professional snowboard career at the ripe age of 13. World cup, world championships and X-games Toby has seen it all. But one thing thing has remained constant throughout his varied career. His Helmet. From day one Toby has been an advocate for helmet safety and use. Be...
  3. B.A.S.I.C.S. Avalanche Awareness

    B.A.S.I.C.S. Avalanche Awareness

    The B.A.S.I.C.S (Being Aware Safe In Critical Situations) program was created to reach young athletes in order to promote smart decision making in the mountains and prevent injuries of any kind. Elyse Saugstad is a survivor of the 2012 Tunnel Creek avalanche. She credits her survival to...
  4. B.A.S.I.C.S. Collisions, how to avoid and what to do

    B.A.S.I.C.S. Collisions, how to avoid and what to do

    The B.A.S.I.C.S (Being Aware Safe In Critical Situations) program was created to reach young athletes in order to promote smart decision making in the mountains and prevent injuries of any kind. Collisions at the resort pose one of the greatest safety risks to both beginners and experts alike...
  5. B.A.S.I.C.S. Snow Safety and Awareness

    B.A.S.I.C.S. Snow Safety and Awareness

    The B.A.S.I.C.S (Being Aware Safe In Critical Situations) program was created to reach young athletes in order to promote smart decision making in the mountains and prevent injuries of any kind Inbounds or in the backcountry, snow safety and awareness is essential .
  6. Tricia

    Do you Smile on Amazon?

    First and foremost, we encourage you to buy local and keep those mom and pop shops open and ready to serve you. Second, we encourage you to shop the shops that support Pugski.com like SkiBootRX @Tim Hedin, and @SkiEssentials, because they are the "buy local" shops on Pugski. But if you have...
  7. Tricia

    Press Release: Mad River Valley Skiing Community Raises $210k at Sugarbush Ski-a-thon

    Warren, VT, March 12, 2019 – The High Fives Foundation shared the slopes with over 200 skiers and snowboarders at Sugarbush Resort’s Valley House lift on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 for the Eighth Annual Fat Ski-A-Thon. Participants skied “fun laps” under beautiful blue New England skies in support...
  8. Tricia

    "Military to the Mountains" Program Welcomes Veterans to the Slopes

    Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows and the "Military to the Mountains" Program Welcome Veterans to the Slopes this March • In a collective effort between High Fives Foundation, Adaptive Training Foundation, City of Reno, Achieve Tahoe and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, 22 injured veterans train for and...
  9. Dwight

    Snow safety documentary

  10. Tricia

    Veterans Day with High Fives

    In honor of Veterans Day, High Fives Foundation and Adaptive Training Foundation teamed up to help 10 wounded US Military Veterans overcome their injuries and learn to ski through the Military to the Mountains program. This year, listen and share the inspiring story of Ryan Zimmerer. If you're...
  11. Tricia

    5 critical mistakes skiers make

    High Fives Foundation has produced a series of videos about critical mistakes skiers make that put them in harms way. This episode, BASICS 6, shares the stories of 5 High Fives athletes who share the importance of safety in the mountains.
  12. Tricia

    $25 Season Pass at Squaw for Active Military!

    Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows has announced a $25 Silver Season Pass for Active Military. 100% of the proceeds from the pass go to Military to the Mountains, which is a program run by High Fives to get veterans who are disabled back on snow...
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