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Challenge Aspen’s Annual Gala: Moving Mountains will be held at the Buttermilk Mountain Lodge on Sunday, July 21st.

Our Mission

Challenge Aspen is dedicated to impacting lives through year-round adaptive experiences for people with disabilities.

Challenge Aspen was first formed in 1995 to support people with disabilities to ski the beautiful mountains of Aspen, Colorado. The organization has since grown to support locals and visitors alike to experience all that the mountains of Colorado year-round through all types of adaptive recreation activities.

Challenge Aspen provides specialized equipment and professional support that enables any person, with any disability, to pursue their desired outdoor activity. Challenge Aspen strives to build an inclusive, supportive community that encourages participation in outdoor activities for people with disabilities.

Our Impact

1 in 4 adults

in the US have a disability


participants served
since 1995


veterans and service
members participated in
FREE adaptive rec this year

3 & 82

ages of youngest
and oldest participants


of CA participants
receive donor-funded


participant days
in 2023


different disability types served


Children with disabilities
less likely to engage
in physical activity

Meet the Team

We are a group of outdoor enthusiasts that love what we do, and sharing outdoor experiences with all! Meet our staff and the people that make Challenge Aspen what it is! 

Challenge Aspen staff on a ski day with their hands up in the air.

Board of Directors

The Challenge Aspen Board of Directors is grateful to our participants and their families, donors, sponsors, and all our volunteers who help achieve our mission—creating possibilities for people with disabilities! 

Jack Kennedy, President

Morgan Fixel

Cameron Kennedy

Scott Kramer

Tom McMahon

Ben Moss

Scott Shannon, MD

Candice Stark

Richard Stettner

Patrick Tierney

Beth Wojick

Join our team

Joining the Challenge Aspen team means embracing a dynamic teamwork environment, managing flexible schedules in a seasonal mountain town, and experiencing the satisfaction of contributing to the well-being of participants and their families.