Welcome Back Winter !!!!!!!!!

Welcome to the 2016-2017 Winter Adaptive Skiing and riding season with Challenged Athletes of West Virginia at Snowshoe Mountain Resort and Challenged Athletes of West Virginia at Timberline. The Wooly Worms and other prognosticators of winter are predicting something along the line of a more normal winter this season so we hope to see many old friends who missed last season. Our anticipated opening date at the Silver Creek area at Snowshoe is December 16th. Stay tuned for updates and changes! Contacts and program information for Challenged Athletes of West Virginia at Timberline can be accessed by clicking their link at the left of the page. We hope you all had a wonderful summer season and wish you an exciting and snowy winter!

Challenged Athletes of West Virginia has been providing adaptive sports opportunities children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities since 1996. From humble beginnings we have grown to become a leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region. CAWV provides equipment and instruction for adaptive alpine skiing and snowboarding, Winter and summer programs for our veterans and education and training opportunities for professional and volunteer staff, 

2016- 2017 Winter Program Information
Adaptive lessons provided for sit-down skiers (mono and bi-ski) , Developmental Disabilities, Autism Spectrum, blind/visually impaired, and stand up skiers (amputee and lower / upper  extremity impairment, and neuro-muscular conditions)

  • The Adaptive Sports Center is located at the Silver Creek Area at Snowshoe Mountain Resort
  • Lessons are by reservation only. Please call 304.572.6708 / [email protected]  to book or for more information.
  • Adaptive equipment is provided free of charge. Rental skis are not included.





9:30 am  |  1:00 pm

9:30 am  |  1:00 pm


December 15th – March 12th

December 15th – March 12th

Weekday lesson times are subject to change according to Silver Creek area open schedule.

On the day of the lesson, the program director or supervisor has the right to cancel or postpone any lesson if, in his/her opinion, the weather, snow conditions or the student’s present condition would create an unreasonable risk.

March 2-5, 2017 Challenged Athletes will be hosting our 13th Warfighter Sports Camp for Wounded Veterans and their families. We will not be scheduling Adaptive lessons on Friday, March 3rd, or Saturday March 4th.

West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, West Virginia 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Challenged Athletes of West Virginia programs are provided without bias on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, familial status or political affiliation.

Challenged Athletes is a non-profit, tax exempt organization dedicated to providing recreational opportunities for persons with disabilities. CAWV is a chapter of Disabled Sports USA, the nationwide leader in adaptive sports. Donations to CAWV are tax deductible as allowed by law.