Six Adventure Trips for Wheelchair Users

11.26.2017
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Whitney Bailey
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Whitney Bailey

Are you a wheelchair user looking for an adventure? Well Outsider’s magazine has compiled a list of ‘6 Adventure Trips You Can Do In A Wheelchair’. The list is as follows:

Surfing in Honolulu, Hawaii

Wheelchair user giving hang ten hand motion as he prepares to surf

AccesSurf hosts free workshops once a month at White Plains Beach Park for anyone who has a disability who wants to learn how to surf. If you are an experienced surfer, Hawaii’s Adaptive Surf Team provides coaching for those who want to try surfing competitively.

Backcountry Skiing in Telluride, Colorado 

adaptive skier and tour guides on snowy mountain

Telluride Adaptive Sports has partnered with San Juan Mountain School to offer a customized backcountry ski tour that is planned around sit skiers. This is one of the only programs in the country offering guided uphill backcountry travel for skiers with disabilities.

Sailing in San Francisco, California

man participating in adaptive sailing

The Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors takes individuals sailing through the San Francisco Bay. There are different adaptations made to the boat for people with disabilities such as boats with electronic joysticks to steer the helm.

Fly Fishing in Bozeman, Montana

Two fisherman holding up fish on a fly fishing tour

Access Unlimited offers guided fly fishing trips around southwest Montana for people with disabilities.

Sea Kayaking in Phippsburg, Maine

picture of 2 wheelchairs with people kayaking in background

Maine Adaptive Sports offer summertime kayaking for beginners to experienced paddlers.

Mountain Biking in Killington, Vermont

Collage of people riding adaptive mountain bike handcycles

Vermont Adaptive Sports has New England’s first adaptive mountain biking programs. The program has speciality built off road handcycles

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