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Blind skiers prepare to enjoy a cross-country skiing vacation during Ski for Light International Week, January 29 - February 5.

August 12, 2005.
31st annual Ski for Light.

Join over 300 active adults for a cross-country skiing vacation at the 31st annual Ski for Light International Week, January 29 - February 5, 2006 in Granby, Colorado USA.

Participants will stay at the Inn at Silver Creek and ski each day at nearby Snow Mountain Ranch.

Ski for Light pairs visually impaired skiers with sighted instructor/guides. The program attracts beginners to advanced competitors.

Skiers set the pace, asking their guides to assist with skills, technique, endurance or simply enjoying the outdoors.

The total cost for the week, including all meals and ground transfers is:
$850USD single-occupancy,
$725USD per person double-occupancy, and
$600USD per person triple-occupancy.

Skis, boots and poles will be provided to first-time participants free of charge. Transportation from home to and from Denver is your responsibility.

Interested? Contact Lynda Boose at 1-906-370-7541
or apply online at

The application deadline is November 1, 2005.

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