The BRASS (Blue Ridge Adaptive Snow Sports) Adaptive Program at Liberty Mountain Resort offers ski and snowboard instruction for people with disabilities:

Image: Three skiers ride a chairlift on a snowy day

  • Visual Impairment - a person with complete or partial blindness.
  • Developmental and Cognitive Disabilities - a person with a physical or mental impairment that affects his/her ability to process information and/or to coordinate and control his/her body.
  • Mobility Impairment - a person has the use of only one leg (Three Track Skiing); a person who needs assistance with balance (Four Track Skiing); or a person who uses a wheelchair or walks for short distances or periods of time (Sit-Down Skiing).
Visit Blue Ridge Adaptive Snow Sport's official website!

Lessons are available on weekends by reservation. To make a reservation, sign up for a lesson online by visiting here or by contact the BRASS program answering machine at 717-642-8282, ext. 3479 or send an e-mail to We will make every effort to accommodate as many people as possible however BRASS has limited adaptive equipment and instructors. Reservations are honored on a first come, first serve basis. However reservations submitted online are given priority. Lesson requests will be confirmed within 48 hours, subject to availability.

2017-18 Rates

BRASS offers the following packages to meet the needs of students:

Half DayFour hour lift ticket, (1) two hour lesson, and rental equipment$93
Full DayEight hour lift ticket, (1) two hour lesson, and rental equipment$113
Full DayEight hour lift ticket, (2) two hour lessons, and rental equipment$130
Lesson Times: 10:00 - Noon and 1:30 - 3:30 PM
Lesson Days: Saturday, Sunday, MLK, and President's Day. Limited lesson availability - Monday and Friday


If the person is coming as a member of a group (for example Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, church) there is a surcharge to the group price for the lift ticket, adaptive lesson, and rental equipment. Please have your group leader contact Liberty Mountain Resort Group Sales and BRASS to make your reservation.

Each student will be required to complete a Student Information and Waiver form before the lesson. If time permits, the form will be sent to the student before the lesson. Additionally, the form can be downloaded here to bring with you.