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Pittsburgh Paragliding

Pittsburgh

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After 30 minutes of ground school, first-timers are ready to move up the gentle bunny-hill ski slope during two hour class time

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Pittsburgh Paragliding - Pittsburgh: Introductory Paragliding Class on a Weekday or Weekend for One or Two at Pittsburgh Paragliding (Up to Half Off)

The human obsession with flight stems from a refusal to accept limitations and an intense desire to find out which of your neighbors secretly have pools. Put your eyes in the skies with this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

  • $99 for a Taste of Flight course for one, scheduled on a weekday (a $195 value)
  • $195 for a Taste of Flight course for two, scheduled on a weekday (a $390 value)
  • $115 for a Taste of Flight course for one, scheduled on a weekend (a $195 value)
  • $230 for a Taste of Flight course for two, scheduled on a weekend (a $390 value)<p>

First-time paragliders only need 30 minutes of ground school before taking a running jump from a bunny hill and hitching a ride on the wind. Over roughly two hours, each participant will take at least two flights, which might reach heights of 30 feet or dip low to just a few feet off the ground. High-definition video and photographs are included in the price.<p>

Paragliding locations are dependent on wind factors and vary day-by-day. Thrill-seekers are notified the night before their class via email. Each hill is located no more than a 15–20 minute drive from downtown. Click here for more information.<p>

Pittsburgh Paragliding

With nothing but their legs, a launch pad, and a little wind, paragliders achieve mankind's ancient dream of flight without the help of motors or fancypants pilots. A dedicated revolutionary against the tyranny of gravity, paragliding instructor Jon Potter invites one and all to join him atop the hills of Pittsburgh for a flying lesson that can be tailored for students of any experience level. Potter gladly hurls himself from virtually any flyable hill in and around the city. Beginners start by taking wing from bunny hills, and more advanced gliders tackle the more challenging courses.

Customer Reviews

24 Ratings

Jon is a great teacher. He gives you the basics quickly and lets you put what you've learned in action. This was a great intro class to build the foundations of paragliding. Keep your expectations realistic. Being that this is an intro course you wont be sailing high above the city, but you will have fun and learn the basics of a wing while getting some air time. Awesome experience! I would highly recommend this groupon to anyone
Justin B. · July 3, 2015
Be prepared to have fun!!!
Sarah L. · July 27, 2014
Jon (the instructor) is a laid back trainer with lots of energy. Really good instructor and he makes the activity enjoyable. He goes above and beyond to teach you...as long as you have the energy to walk back up the hill. :)
Don M. · April 25, 2013

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