Screen Readers Skip to Content

Accessible Adventures and Adaptive Sports In Colorado

Outline: Information regarding winter and summer outdoor activities for people with disabilities in Colorado.

Main Digest

Centers and associations throughout Colorado have developed adaptive activities with trained instructors and state-of-the-art equipment.

Colorado offers a variety of year-round activities for disabled persons seeking indoor and outdoor adventures. For additional options, visit


Hiking in Boulder - Outside of Boulder are 21 natural sites and 22 trails that meet Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility guidelines. The website provides a guidebook for people with disabilities featuring descriptions, maps and videos of wheelchair user Topher Downham navigating each trail

CTRC Camps - The Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center (CTRC) provides the opportunity for children and adults with disabilities to ride horses with the assistance of certified instructors. CTRC offers a camp where children with and without disabilities can learn to participate in group games and horse-related arts

No Barriers Summit - No Barriers USA, a gathering of assistive technology pioneers, has selected Telluride to host its summit August 8 - 11, 2013. Scientists, inventors, and people hindered by physical limitations will collaborate on solutions for those who are challenged to achieve their wildest dreams.

Rock Climbing with Paradox Sports - Paradox Sports, in partnership with the Boulder Rock Club, has established a bimonthly Front Range Adaptive Climbing Clinic for disabled climbers.

ASA Summer Program - Durango's Adaptive Sports Association's (ASA) summer program supports accessibility with rafting as well as canoeing and kayaking. Adaptive adult and tandem trikes are also available.

NSCD Summer Program - The National Sports Center for the Disabled's (NSCD) summer program offers adventures for all ages, including horseback riding, sailing and more.

ASC Summer Program - The summer program at the Adaptive Sports Center (ASC) brings dynamic adaptive activities including downhill mountain biking, cycling, hiking and more.


ASA Winter Program - The winter program at Durango's Adaptive Sports Association (ASA) provides one-on-one lessons and state-of-the-art equipment and instruction, even the method of "sit-skiing."

NSCD Winter Program - The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) offers options from alpine and cross-country skiing, and even ski biking. The NSCD camps of overnight hut trips, moonlight adventures and world-class ski racing.

ASC Winter Program - The winter program at the Adaptive Sports Center (ASC) includes Siblings Camps, Ladies Getaways, full and half day ski, mono-ski, ski bike and snowboard lessons as well as hut trips and snowshoe outings.

Similar Documents

Help Spread Disability Awareness
Connect with Us on Social Media
Cite: Journal: Disabled World. Language: English. Author: Colorado Tourism Office. Electronic Publication Date: 2013/06/06. Last Revised Date: 2017/12/24. Reference Title: "Accessible Adventures and Adaptive Sports In Colorado", Source: Accessible Adventures and Adaptive Sports In Colorado. Abstract: Information regarding winter and summer outdoor activities for people with disabilities in Colorado. Retrieved 2019-11-17, from - Reference Category Number: DW#31-9755.
Important Disclaimer:
Information provided on is for general informational purpose only, it is not offered as and does not constitute medical advice. In no way are any of the materials presented meant to be a substitute for professional medical care or attention by a qualified practitioner, nor should they be construed as such. Any 3rd party offering or advertising on does not constitute endorsement by Disabled World. Please report outdated or inaccurate information to us.