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Address: 27290 US Hwy 550 North, Durango, CO 81301
Phone Number: 970-247-9037
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WOW! You Have to do THIS!

This is a bucket List Adventure. It's great fun. The staff is VERY well trained, VERY friendly and VERY careful. The views are spectacular. The food OUTSTANDING. It's an adventure... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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The Villages, Florida
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The Villages, Florida
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a bucket List Adventure. It's great fun. The staff is VERY well trained, VERY friendly and VERY careful. The views are spectacular. The food OUTSTANDING. It's an adventure you will remember fondly the rest of your life. If you have a chance DO IT!

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Durango, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The Durango Soaring Club ceased operations last Fall. It was a successful business for 25 years, but they decided that was enough. Don't plan on soaring on your next Durango visit, but please visit anyway.

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Monroe, Louisiana
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53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I have 46 years and 14,000+ hours of flying time but when I drove by the Durango Soaring Club and saw that beautiful German Sail Plane, I felt like my first trip to the airport when I was a kid! My instructor flew the same type of Jet aircraft that I did so we hit it off and in no... More 

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Hernandez
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Awesome sights and cool weather mornings made for a smooth ride. Loved every minute! It went by so fast ( I think it was a 20-25 minute ride) it seemed we were landing right away. Very courteous and professional pilots and staff, highly recommended!

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San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

This was another bucket list item we two young folks (pushing 70) looked forward to. We'd tried before but weather or some other obstacle came up. We called DSC for a reservation. The lady could not have been nicer. She offered advice on the best hours for a full ride then booked us The pilots were gracious and provided a... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

My husband and 6 year old son went on this trip. They had an amazing time. Observers can take pics from the ground or a platform above one of the buildings. The people were extremely warm and friendly, genuinely glad to have your business. I saw their glider go high above the mountains. My family had a fantastic time and... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I saw the sign from the road and pulled in for the off chance of my first ever experience of gliding. I asked for the longest time in the air and it was worth it. The staff were some of the friendliest people i met in America. The pilot was brilliant. The views were incredible. A truly great way to... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Both my wife and I have wanted to try gliding, and this was a great place to try it. We stopped by without reservations and got right in! We were able to both be in the air at the same time and take pictures of each other while in the air. It was AMAZING! My pilot offered a little more... More 

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Kerrville, Texas, United States
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

I had always wanted to experience a glider ride and what a beautiful place like Durango to give it a try. Called and scheduled a time. Upon arrival I signed in and immediately was taken to the glider. I was made to feel very comfortable and they were great about answering any questions I had. The pilot had over 30... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

I decided to try my first glider ride here last summer. I took the 20 minute ride in the late morning when the thermals were moderate which, for me, was a perfect time to go. As a precaution, I took a motion-sickness pill before I went and I think it helped because there is some sudden ups & downs. Very... More 

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