The USPA-rated instructors at Out of the Blue Skydiving have jumped out of perfectly good airplanes countless times, and give adventurous newcomers the guidance and confidence they need to try it, too. During tandem jumps, students are strapped to their instructors after a 10-minute comprehensive ground lesson. Following take-off, planes ascend to 12,000 ft. agl., at which point the door opens and the tandem free fall begins. The center also happily welcomes experienced jumpers, providing them with the rides and equipment they need to get an adrenaline fix.
Just a few generations ago, the sky was a mysterious place, a domain fit only for birds and wizards. Today, that same space is filled with something far more familiar: the excited shrieks of parachute-clad skydivers. At High Sky Adventures, a team of instructors helps guests start that skyward journey with everything from ground school to guided jumps. Whether they're making their first jumps or simply chasing another thrill, divers follow time-tested training standards established by the United States Parachute Association and the American
An experienced staff of former military personnel, pilots, and fun-loving adventurers at Skydive Colorado strap into tandem harnesses with customers before plunging into 30-second free falls. Staffers may also snap photos or film and keep customers guarded from nesting eagles as they scream into the blue, free-falling and canopy-gliding over the Colorado countryside's hills, mountains, and cliffs. Many of the instructors can also guide visitors through static-line training and skydive licensing.
Royal Gorge Skydive's instructors send thrill-seekers on 200 mile-per-hour sojourns through the sky. Their tandem skydives promise exhilarating free-falls full of sweeping vistas and adrenaline-pumping drops. And with the option of video and pictures to capture the dive, skydivers can go home with photographic proof of their daring jump.
All the world's a stage, but Sky Venture Colorado in Lone Tree offers the best shows around.
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Roaring Fork Skydivers allows thrill seekers to see the Rocky Mountains from an entirely new perspective: from the top-down. Flights leave from the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport, ferrying licensed solo jumpers and first-time thrill seekers alike up into the sky's blue expanse.
Beginners make the jump safely secured to one of the company's highly experienced instructors, reaching speeds of up to 120 miles per hour. When the time is right, the instructor will deploy the chute, giving his or her attached jumper plenty of time to admire the breathtaking view or write "wash me" on low-flying UFOs as they gently drift to the ground.