Your bulging basic tandem package includes classroom instruction, gear rental, and a shiny first-jump Certificate of Extremeatude, Cum Laude. From the private, closed drop zone in Whitewright, the sky is clear for unbelievable views of impossible flatness. As you plunge from up to 13,500 feet in the air, safely tethered to an expert instructor, you'll experience during the one minute of freefall what Wilber Wright called a "perfect peace mingled with an excitement that strains every nerve to the utmost, bra." People who skydive say the feeling of pure freedom is unparalleled, the adrenaline rush is addictive, and facing one's fears is satisfying. For frequently asked questions, see here.