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Address: 18234 Whitebark Ct, Reno, NV 89508
Phone Number: 775-391-5133
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Come Tandem Hang gliding at the world famous Slide Mt or take a first time...

Come Tandem Hang gliding at the world famous Slide Mt or take a first time lesson. Just 20 from Reno&Tahoe Thermal Sky Sports is Reno/Tahoe's only full time hang gliding center! One of our instructors will take you tandem starting at $220 or a first time lesson $140! Come fly with us today!

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Awesome Experience

My teenage son and I had the great fortune of catching Zac Majors in town and available for tandem flights through this company. He is a top instructor and have us the confidence... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2014
Kevin D
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White Lake, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Unpredictable and poor business man. Booked our flight on a Sunday. Owner said he was going to email me. He never did. Called the next day then he said he forgot was out all day with his girlfriend. Said he was going to email me. Called back in 3 hours because he never emailed me. Said he would email me... More 

2 Thank Russ R
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

My teenage son and I had the great fortune of catching Zac Majors in town and available for tandem flights through this company. He is a top instructor and have us the confidence we needed to give this a try. We'll never forget this bucket list item, it was awesome.

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Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Alex really impressed me with his knowledge and committement to safety. The area that you jump from is gorgeous! You would be amiss to go to Reno and not call them up to go hang gliding! It is an adventure you won't forget!

2 Thank Tami S
Reno, Nevada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Bought this tandem flight for my husbands birthday and could not have been happier. He was thrilled, everyone was very professional and they put my mind at ease when I saw just how high the cliff was that my husband would be running off! Everything went as good as it can be. We hesitated to buy the video and pictures... More 

3 Thank A S
Reno, Nevada
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

At the end of last ski season, my 14 year old daughter and I were coming down from Slide Bowl at Mt Rose and we saw hang glider pilots setting up to fly off the side of the mountain. We stopped to watch and she immediately said "Daddy - we HAVE to do that!"... So we did. I contacted Alex... More 

3 Thank Greg B
Acampo, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

love the river walk. Much to see. Great places to eat in and around the walk. Pretty good people watching as well.

1 Thank JohnandPeach
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

Whether this is on your bucket list or not, it is a must do for the adventurist. While it may feel overwhelming and/or too scary (hense the appeal), Alex is someone who instills a calming confidence to the intrapersonal storm of fear and excitement that challenges our passion to experience new things. I felt completely safe with Alex. I brought... More 

2 Thank Duane W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

I had such a great time hang gliding! Alex was very helpful, professional, friendly and made the experience really fun. It starts out exciting right away when you run with Alex off the hill. Seems scary, but it is actually really easy. It is way better if you do run, and it doesn't even seem like anything being in the... More 

Thank Laura N
Grover Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

I decided to try out the tandem hang gliding on a whim, couldn't have been happier I did. Hang gliding itself is an absolutely incredible experience and you have to at least try it once. Alex and his crew are awesome, relaxed, fun and they know what they are doing! One of the best things I have done in my... More 

Thank Robbie H
Roseville, California
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

Had a great flight with Alex today. Excellent views, instruction, and set up. MIssed the lessons, but I'll be back to get them later this summer. Alex and Jeff were friendly, accomodating, easy to talk with, and the flight was amazing! Beautiful morning, mountains in the background, and soaring like a bird. What a memory. Thanks. Scott

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