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Address: 723 Cooper Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Phone Number: +1 970-274-1619
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: See the World From an Entirely Different Perspective With no prior...
See the World From an Entirely Different Perspective With no prior training or experience you can take to the skies over Glenwood Springs with a US Hang Gliding Association (USHGA) certified instructor. An instructional paragliding tandem flight combines free-flight and breath taking views to create a totally unique, once in a lifetime experience.
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MOST THRILLING RIDE EVER!!!

We went paragliding in August 2015, the owner (husband and wife team) Shannon and Pine were absolutely fantastic. Their staff also was so friendly and great to be around. We had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We went paragliding in August 2015, the owner (husband and wife team) Shannon and Pine were absolutely fantastic. Their staff also was so friendly and great to be around. We had a exciting time jumping off the cliff. They did an understanding job making it relaxing. They explained everything and put you at ease so that you could enjoy the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

What a blast. My boyfriend has vertigo bad but he could not get over the experience. It is amazing! Flying like a bird over Glenwood. Staff is great and very efficient!

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Pine, the owner, knew I'd had a bummer paragliding experience at another outfit, so he went out of his way to make sure I had a long, long, wonderfully exciting ride with a great (and fun) pilot, Vic. I highly recommend Adventure Paragliding. You guys rock! -Annie, a.k.a., "Arnie."

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

First time ever...and what a amazing flight I had over the Rockies with pilot Pine Pienaar! Amazing experience and stunning view of the Rockies and town Glenwood Springs. Thanks Pine and Shannon for the great service from the Glenwood Adventure Center to take off and a perfect landing! We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Really beautiful and amazing experience! The staff was incredible friendly and super comforting from start to finish. It's really not as scary as you would think and provides gorgeous views of the mountains and the valley below. We had Pine and Victor as instructors and they were both amazing, all the other staff were wonderful too. We felt safe the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Been wanting to do this for a couple years now. I finally was able to go and all I have to say is WOW. I had an amazing time with Paul. After a going over some things on the ground. We only had to take a few steps and before I knew it....we were airborne. He then went over the... More 

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Shannon F, Owner at Adventure Paragliding, responded to this review

Thank you for being patient, when it comes to getting people in the air we take safety to be top and we want the perfect weather conditions for the best flight. More 

Newport Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

This was the BEST experience ever! My husband, 13yr old daughter and I all had great pilots. They were very experienced and made the flight amazing. Words cannot adequately explain how enjoyable and fun it was.

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Shannon F, Owner at Adventure Paragliding, responded to this review

It is always great when the whole family experiences something together. I'm glad we were able to enrich your family vacation. More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

2 chicas from Nebraska flew with tandem instructors, Pine & AJ, for the last takeoff of the day .. 10am. The whole crew involved was helpful, calming, and just excited for the adventure we were about to embark on. Couldn't have felt safer w/ these fellas; the temperature and wind was perfect; the views were indescribable. As newb paragliders, we're... More 

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Shannon F, Owner at Adventure Paragliding, responded to this review

We're really glad you enjoyed your experience. Come see us again soon. More 

Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

I flew on my 21st birthday and it was a great present! I was nervous about flying but the guides clearly knew what they were doing and I felt safe the whole time. The flights are tandem, which means you fly with an instructor harnessed right behind you (but not in an uncomfortably close way). Each flight lasts 20-30 minutes... More 

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Shannon F, Owner at Adventure Paragliding, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your birthday with us! More 

Bella Vista, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We scheduled a paragliding experience for our 16 year old son for 10:00 on a Friday. The company called us the day before and asked to move the event to 9:00 if that would work for us since they had been having better rides at the 9 vs 10 am rides. We agreed to be there for the 9:00 ride.... More 

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We are very happy your son enjoyed his flight. Thanks for being flexible. More 

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