Flying is the only way to get close enough to a cloud to milk it or to visit your secret sky family. Break free from earthly bonds with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $62 for an introductory paragliding package for one (a $125 value)
- $179 for an introductory paragliding package for three (a $375 value)<p>
Introductory paragliding lessons begin around sunrise and last 2.5 to 3.5 hours.<p>
Each student will get an introductory lesson (a $95 value) and one copy of Extreme Sports, a DVD featuring people from Cloud 9 Toys paragliding, speed flying, and wing suit and base jumping (a $30 value). Lessons cover topics such as ground basics, how to launch and land, and the rules of flying before students take off for a few low-altitude test flights from a training hill.<p>
Lessons take place at Point of the Mountain south side. Prospective paragliders meet at the top the mountain and can identify the Cloud 9 spot by a large pile of gear. Paragliders should wear long pants, ankle supporting shoes or boots, and bring something to drink and a camera.<p>
Cloud 9 Paragliding School
The nation's largest paragliding and speed-flying facility, Cloud 9 Paragliding School touts its complete repair loft and lessons held seven days of the week year-round. The facility also stocks a variety of flying gadgets and equipment and imports a variety of international brands of paragliding equipment, which it then distributes to more than 40 flying schools across the country. But above all, the facility sees itself as a big toy store, providing big kids with playthings such as kite tricycles, pogo sticks, and mountain unicycles.
Point of the Mountain
Point of the Mountain Flight Park, South Side
Draper, Utah 84020