26th Annual Vertical Express for MS

February 28, 2015 all-day
Crystal Mountain

Vertical Express Logo_2015

Ski or ride to make a difference in the lives of people living with MS at an on-snow fundraiser!

This winter marks the 26th annual Vertical Express for Can Do MS at Crystal Mountain Resort, a skiing and snowboarding event on Saturday, February 28th benefiting Can Do Multiple Sclerosis (Can Do MS), a national nonprofit that provides lifestyle empowerment programs for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their support partners.

Join skiers and boarders (of any age or ability) can participate in a variety of on-snow activities including a Heuga Vertical Challenge!

The more you raise….the better the prize!

REGISTER TODAY and start fundraising to be eligible for these awesome prizes…AND MORE!

VIP FUNDRAISER! Raise $350 or more to receive a VIP schwag bag, VIP credential card, all on mountain events, awards dinner, and a three day ski pass for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!

WIN A NEW PAIR OF SKIS! Can Do MS has partnered with Liberty Skis! The Top Individual Fundraiser at each mountain will receive a brand new pair of Liberty Skis of their choice!

WIN A TRIP FOR TWO TO VAIL! The Top Overall Fundraiser will receive a trip to Vail for TWO during the 2015/2016 ski season! Includes three nights lodging for two, ground transportation from Denver International Airport to Vail (airfare not included), two-2 day lift tickets, and two gift certificates for dinner.

Not ready to be a fundraising participant? Register as a non-fundraising participant ($25) and help us raise awareness on the mountain by sporting your Vertical Express bib!

2015 Event Schedule:

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
All Day: Ski Pass Pick-up at Guest Services
3:30 pm: Remaining ski passes collected for pick-up at Saturday morning registration

Saturday, February 28, 2015
8:00-9:00 am: Registration/Cascade Grille – on Heritage level
Cascade Grille will be open at 7:00 am for limited food service.
9:00 am: Group Photo / Safety Lecture: Main Lodge patio
9:30-12:30: Heuga Express Vertical Challenge Marathon Start: Upload on Gondola to summit
Note: This schedule is flexible and will be explained at registration
12:30 pm: Lunch: On your own, suggest reservations at Summit House or Snorting Elk
Note: Base Lodge and Cascade Grille will be closed
1:30-3:30 pm: Free skiing
4:30-5:30 pm: Awards Party: Lot B by Harmon Brewing Co. RV (Party till?)
Note: Turn in of total vertical feet skied and last minute donations for Crystal awards

FYI @ 9:00 pm: Snorting Elk will have a band playing

Sunday, March. 1, 2015
All Day: Free skiing for all Fundraisers

To find more information about the event, visit www.mscando.org/crystal or contact Eric Wiseman at skicrystalforms@yahoo.com

Vertical Express for Can Do MS is proudly sponsored by the following national sponsors: Biogen Idec, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Liberty Skis, Swany America, Chums, and Grabber.

The Vertical Express Adaptive Ski Program is proudly sponsored by Genzyme, A Sanofi Company. The event is sponsored locally by Crystal Mountain Resort, 95.7 KJR-FM Greatest Hits Of All Time!, Harmon Brewing Company, Wapiti Woolies, Crystal Mountain Hotels, Crystal Mountain Lodging, The Crystal Mountain Founders Club, Advanced Holistic Health, Fireball Whisky, and The Paragon Restaurant and Bar.