What is SKI for MS?
SKI for MS is the ski and snowboard event of the season. With swag, prizes, and a bomber après, SKI for MS brings together participants of all ages, abilities, and skill levels for an epic day of shredding. The best part? This fundraising event ultimately transforms the lives of families living with MS. Find a mountain near you or choose a virtual option. Find a mountain near you or choose a virtual option.
What is the Vertical Challenge?
It’s just like it sounds! At SKI for MS events, you’ll have 5 hours to carve out as many vertical feet as you can and win gnarly prizes. The Vertical Challenge will be tracked via an app or lift pass. Can't make an in-person SKI for MS? Check out the FAQ below and join the virtual Vertical Challenge. More details coming soon. Let’s do this!
Do I have to participate in the Vertical Challenge?
Not if you don’t want to! You can also just come to ski/ride and après for a great cause! Sign up today.
What about covid-19?
We are committed to keeping our participants and staff as safe as possible while still providing a gnarly ski day and après party!SKI for MS safety protocols will comply with local, state, and federal COVID-19 guidelines at the event. Please stay home if you are sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, have tested positive for COVID-19, are waiting for COVID -19 test results, or have had close contact with a person who has tested positive or who has symptoms. Visit Vail Mountain or Palisades Tahoe to learn more about COVID-19 mountain guidelines.
What if I can’t make it to a SKI for MS event?
No worries… you can still shred MS! Sign up for our virtual SKI for MS event as an individual or a team. Choose any mountain, hill, or bump near you, choose a day, and carve out as many vertical feet as you can. Then track back over to your participant center to enter your gains!
You’ll have all the same fundraising tools available to you and be eligible for the same awesome incentive prizes! 100% of every dollar you raise will go straight to work helping families living with MS thrive!
Is there a minimum age requirement for the Vertical Challenge?
No! We encourage people of all ages and abilities to participate.
Is there a fee to participate?
SKI for MS at Vail and Palisades Tahoe: A $50 donation gets you access to the Vertical Challenge, on-mountain activities, and entry to our bomber après with free beer and bites! Your donation will also count towards your fundraising goal and incentives.
SKI for MS DIY: There is no cost to create your own DIY event. You’ll have all the same fundraising tools available to you and be eligible for the same awesome incentive prizes!
Is a portion of the registration fee a donation?
Yes! Your $50 donation is the registration fee, and it will apply to your fundraising goal.
Are there ways to win prizes?
Yes! More info coming soon.
When will I receive my fundraising prizes?
Prizes will be mailed or emailed out on a monthly basis.
How do I fundraise?
We’ve made it super easy for you! Check out the SKI for MS toolkit for sample emails and social media posts that are ready for you to share!
Where does the money raised go?
100% of proceeds benefit Can Do MS, a nonprofit organization that delivers health and wellness education programs at no cost to help families living with MS thrive!
Are there sponsorship opportunities?
Yes! Give Lauri O’Brien a call at 970-926-1291 or email lobrien@CanDo-MS.org.
Have other questions? We can help!
Contact Axel Lloyd at ALloyd@CanDo-MS.org or call 970-926-1292.