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Durango Soaring Club - CLOSED

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This was a totally awesome experience. I wanted to take my boyfriend and found out it was closed a... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2016
Amber H
Huntington Beach, California
What a fantastic experience

Seeing Durango area from the inside of a sailplane is one of the most exciting experiences... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2016
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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27290 US Hwy 550 North, Durango, CO 81301
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

This was a totally awesome experience. I wanted to take my boyfriend and found out it was closed a year ago. Wish it was still open! Pilot was amazing, better than a roller coaster! A life time experience I will never forget!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Amber H
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Seeing Durango area from the inside of a sailplane is one of the most exciting experiences available. The total silence is spectacular and a must for anyone who loves flying.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank tanyaw54551
Reviewed February 8, 2016

This attraction has been kaput since 2013. It was one of the coolest ways to see the Durango area, but alas, it is no more. I drive by the airstrip at least once a week and there has been no activity. My neighbor has a...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Joseph W
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...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Will3642
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.

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank jmartin8310
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...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank LouisianaPilot
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!

Date of experience: August 2012
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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...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank AntietamAl
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...More

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Leisha T
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...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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