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.