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Sugarbush Soaring

Warren, VT, USA
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About Sugarbush Soaring
Welcome to one of the most beautiful places in the country to fly gliders – Vermont's Mad River Valley. At Sugarbush Soaring we offer flight instruction, scenic ride, rentals, introductory flights, and aero tows. We are open seven days a week from May to October. Come fly with us, or watch the action while enjoying a meal at the Glide Cafe!
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Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

So I’m super claustrophobic and although I longed to do this while in the Mad River Valley, I just didn’t think I could. The staff were so incredibly patient and supportive of me letting me sit in the glider for a few minutes and then...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank zeggyk
carlj238, President at Sugarbush Soaring, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2019

We're delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful time! We tailor our rides to suit each passenger, and it sounds like you're happy that you worked up the courage to fly with us. If you're ever back in the area and want to...More

Reviewed June 11, 2019

Showed up on a Sunday afternoon on our way to the airport. They got my husband and me up in the air (one per glider with a pilot) so we could see each other glide. Steve, my pilot, was very informative and had an interesting...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

The very friendly and highly professional staff made my first glider experience ever a very memorable way to end a vacation in the Mad River Valley of Vermont. Soaring along the ridges on the thermal drafts was a thrilling experience, capped by a small adrenalin...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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carlj238, Public Relations Manager at Sugarbush Soaring, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

We're delighted that you had such a good time soaring with us, and thanks very much for your kind review!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Terrific way to enjoy a Vermont afternoon. Call Mary and book a glider ride from Sugarbush airport. Easy to get to, easy to book, great fun all around. This team knows what they are doing and there is never a sense you are doing something...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

My first encounter whith this place was over thirty? years ago.My children were young and my wife fiercely opposed for me taking a ride.On Sunday July 23rd 2017 I fulfilled my wishes.A twenty minutes ride to 4500 feet.The views of Sugarbush,Lake Champlain in the distance...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

4 of us each took a 30 minute flight. Extremely beautiful, relaxing and rewarding. Pilots and staff were very professional, personable and enthusiastic about what they do. Highly recommend a flight with them!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

I have only been on a glider ride twice in my life - both times were in VT. Many years ago when we vacationed in VT I used Stowe Soaring but this time we were staying in Waterbury and the B&B recommended this place so...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a great experience! Rick and the staff of Sugarbush Soaring were really amazing. For a few minutes I was in control of the plane. I would highly recommend this. Especially if you have are in Warren VT on a beautiful day!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Robert S
Reviewed May 25, 2016

This is a great place for the best ride of your life! Whether it be just a pleasant silent ride or actually learn how to pilot a glider. The staff are extremely competent, safety conscience and a great bunch of people to hang out with!

Date of experience: May 2016
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Christy G
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Yes one passenger and 1 pilot in the glider I was in.
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