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Hang Gliding Lesson

TRES PINOS, CA

Item #: AIR-SJO-0002
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Overview

Get a taste of what it's like to fly like a bird from the beginner hill, with this introductory hang gliding lesson in the beautiful Tres Pinos valley! 

  • Experienced provider who has been teaching students to enjoy free flight for over 45 years
  • Enjoy 4 hours of introductory flights at the beautiful country training site with gentle, rolling hills
  • All equipment is provided, you just bring water, a snack, athletic shoes, and a can-do attitude
  • Group lesson of 2-5 people with plenty of individual attention
  • You fly right from the start within a controlled environment – ground skimming on your first lesson and then you progress up the hill for higher and longer flights!
Tres Pinos, CA
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Year-Round: 
Saturday & Sunday -  Start time varies by season 

 

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    Essential Information
    • No experience necessary 
    • Participants must be at least 5' tall and weigh between 90 and 290 lbs 
    • You will be responsible for your transportation to the hillside lesson in Tres Pinos near Hollister, CA
    Duration
    Lessons are 4 to 5 hours.
    Experience Provider Info
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    Maximum Participants
    Up to 5 per instructor
    Spectators
    Allowed, you can watch the participant hang glide.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is weather dependent. You will be instructed to call the hang gliding school within 3 hours of your scheduled lesson to hear a recorded confirmation for the lesson that day. If the experience is cancelled due to weather you may reschedule directly with your experience provider.
    What To Wear
    Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions and closed toed shoes sneakers recommended. All equipment is supplied, you just bring water, a snack, athletic shoes, and a can-do attitude!
    How is the hang glider controlled?

    The hang glider is ‘steered’ by shifting your body weight – much like riding a bicycle. Your instructor will make sure you are comfortable with controlling your hang glider before your first flight.

    Is hang gliding safe?
    All action sports have elements of risk.  Good risk management is the key to safe participation.  Hang gliding risk is reduced by the use of good equipment, proper instruction, practiced skills, and good judgment.
    Can anyone participate in the lesson?

    No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 5' tall and weigh between 90 and 290 lbs. 

    Returns
    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

    Exchanges
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    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 72 hours prior to your experience to avoid a rescheduling fee of $80. Failure to appear on your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather, you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

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