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Since 1987, corporate, individual and organizational sponsors have helped make miracles possible for thousands of severely disabled Veterans who have attended the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. You can help our nation’s Veterans make miracles on a mountainside possible at the 28th National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, March 30 - April 4, 2014.  

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DAV is the most long-lasting veterans advocacy and assistance group in this country. We’ve watched this country change and grow, and we’ve grown along with it. However, DAV has never wavered in its core mission to fulfill our country’s promises to the men and women who served. We invite everyone, veterans and civilian, men and women, young and old, to join us as we stand up for those veterans who risked it all when they stood up for us, our country, and our ideals.

We are dedicated to a single purpose: empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. We accomplish this by ensuring that veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits available to them; fighting for the interests of America’s injured heroes on Capitol Hill; and educating the public about the great sacrifices and needs of veterans transitioning back to civilian life.

Providing free, professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service and provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other agencies of government.

Providing outreach concerning its program services to the American people generally, and to disabled veterans and their families specifically.

Representing the interests of disabled veterans, their families, their widowed spouses and their orphans before Congress, the White House and the Judicial Branch, as well as state and local government.

Extending DAV’s mission of hope into the communities where these veterans and their families live through a network of state-level Departments and local chapters.

Providing a structure through which disabled veterans can express their compassion for their fellow veterans through a variety of volunteer programs.

DAV Contacts

Media Contact:
Dan Clare
(859) 442-1355

National Director of Voluntary Services
Ron Minter
(859) 442-2347

National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic Logo Hosts


The Grand Junction, Colorado VA Medical Center and VA's Rocky Mountain Network host the event each year.

Grand Junction VA Medical Center

2121 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-0731 | 866-206-6415


4100 E. Mississippi Ave.
Suite 1100
Glendale CO, 80246
Ph: 303-756-9279
Fax: 303-756-9243
Toll Free: 1-866-301-9626

Snowmass Village, Colorado

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The Clinic will be held in Snowmass Village: Colorado's finest skiing in the majestic Rocky Mountains. Snowmass is renowned as a premier winter destination. Visit for more information.

Your stay in Snowmass Village during the 28th National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic is one you will surely remember.

Statistics (provided by

Base Elevation: 8,104 feet
Summit Elevation: 12,510 feet
Vertical Rise: 4,406 feet
Terrain: 3,132 acres
Number of Trails: 91
Miles of Trails: 147 miles
Longest Run: 5.3 miles
Types of Trails: Easiest – 6 percent; More difficult – 50 percent; Most difficult – 12 percent; Expert – 32 percent
Annual Snowfall: 300 inches
Lifts: 21 Totall

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