Category: News

OGE Movie Night Attracts 150 Backcountry Skiers

Flyin Ryan had the pleasure of tabling at the Outdoor Gear Exchange Movie Night on Friday, December 6th 2019. We had the opportunity to share our new core values challenge card in a public setting for the first time. We placed a card on each seat prior to the event and followed up by talking for a couple Read More…

Outdoor Gear Exchange

Outdoor Gear Exchange Supports Flyin Ryan

  Our good friends at Outdoor Gear Exchange have a program they call the Nickel Bag Program. We were the beneficiaries of their October proceeds totaling $304.00.   Thank you OGE! They also sponsored one of our recent Adventure Scholars:  Holden Bradford, an up and coming freeride skier from Crested Butte, Colorado.  Read his application materials Read More…

Holden Bradford

Big Kicker Event on Nov 23rd a Success!

  We again participated in the Big Kicker event which is conducted jointly by Mad River Glen and Sugarbush to usher in the ski season.  The event was held on  Saturday, November 23rd.  This year the location moved to the Glen Ellen lodge at Sugarbush and included a very well orchestrated and popular rail jam.  Read More…

Core Values Cards

Appeal to Our Supporters

  Our Mission: Make the World a Better Place This is the time of year when we conduct our Annual Appeal. Our programs are having a significant impact on thousands of lives at this point. We are incredibly grateful for the privilege of representing Ryan’s spirit by helping to make the world a better place. Read More…

Peter Hawks Featured in Boston Globe Article

Peter Hawks, President of the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation, was given the opportunity to amplify the Flyin Ryan message this past week.   The article entitled Resolutions for This Ski Season from Some of New England’s Most Avid Skiers was printed on November 7th, 2019 and featured the resolutions of ten New England ski enthusiasts. In Read More…

Boston Globe

Flyin Ryan Awards Given at Smugglers’ Notch Resort

On Saturday March 2nd at the IFSA/FWQ Big Mountain Freeride competition at Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Vermont the Flyin Ryan Foundation recognized two deserving athletes for demonstrating positive energy and joy of participating in our sport as exemplified by Flyin Ryan.   Adult FWQ athlete Jennifer Masztal was having a great competition run when two thirds Read More…

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Release of Flyin Ryan IPA in Cans

We are excited to announce the release of Flyin Ryan IPA, the limited edition American IPA that features a  blend of Simcoe, Amarillo and Galaxy drop hops. First introduced as a limited, draught-only offering in Winter 2014-2015 this brew is now available in cans for the first time. The best part is that $1 from Read More…

Flyin Ryan IPA can

Flyin Ryan Foundation earns Great NonProfits Top Rating

We’re proud to announce the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation has been selected as a 2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit by Great NonProfits, an organization dedicated to sharing stories submitted by the volunteers, clients and supporters of NPOs. GreatNonProfits encourages transparency by posting reviews and basic information about a vast array of nonprofit ventures, helping potential donors and Read More…

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Adventure Scholar update – Madelline Cecilia Dunn

A Spring update from 2017 Adventure Scholarship recipient Madeline Cecilia Dunn “I ski because it’s my deepest passion, not because I am searching for anything in particular. Through backcountry skiing and ski-mountaineering, I have discovered my career path as an avalanche instructor, ski-guide, and professional ski patroller. From waiting tables to hunting avalanches, my world Read More…

Madeline Dunn climbing