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Address: P. O. Box 246, Beaver Creek, CO 81620-0246
Phone Number: +1 970-845-7321
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Our professional tandem paragliding instructors will give you a birds eye...

Our professional tandem paragliding instructors will give you a birds eye view of the beautiful Vail Valley. Leave the flying to us, while you document your flight with our digitial cameras. Ages 8 to 80 are invited to enjoy a para-taxi glide 1,500 feet into the valley below. No jumping or falling. Visit our website to view a video clip of a sample tandem launch.

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Truly the highlight of our vacation

Showed up with the whole family. From start to finish the pilots guiding us were true professionals. I would recommend this to anyone visiting the vail area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2016
Garrett G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Showed up with the whole family. From start to finish the pilots guiding us were true professionals. I would recommend this to anyone visiting the vail area.

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Thank Garrett G
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I just did our 2nd tandem Paraglide. This time with Vail Valley Paragliding Co. We are staying in Beaver Creek and we found out about them simply from a Google search. So I called them up on Sunday evening to inquiry about a good day to fly since I knew it was a weather dependent activity. They... More 

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1 Thank Aaron A
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

After meeting the very knowledgeable pilots and hearing their instructions, I felt 100% comfortable sending my teenage children out for a flight. Their experience was absolutely amazing and they loved every minute. I enjoyed watching from the top of the mountain as they soared down the beautiful Vail valley to the landing zone. I would highly recommend Vail Valley Parasailing... More 

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indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I had an outstanding experience paragliding in tandem with Dave. Chris, Dan and the rest of the team were all very helpful, knowledgeable, and fun. The set up is ideal - easy to get to near Edwards, CO, good equipment with expert pilots, and a great ride from the top to the bottom. Would love to do it again with... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I am not a paragliding passenger, but a fellow pilot who visited from another state. (I have no connection to their business, I just love the sport and want to encourage others to give it a try!) I have flown with tandem pilots in many areas of the US, and abroad. It was a pleasure to meet the pilots who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The guys were so nice and explained everything very well!! Well worth the money and they let u use ur personal go pro. I recommend!!!

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1 Thank Callie P
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

My 12 year old daughter and I heard about Vail Valley Paragliding and did our research. The website and ensuing conversations got us excited about he experience. Any semblance of fear quickly went away once we met Dave and Bob. These guys were true professionals. Their passion for the sport and clear mastery of ensuring we had a great safe... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

Don't let fear rob you of a great adventure-Dave, Tom and Darren took great care of us...Sure it's a little intimidating it's not everyday you jump off a mountain...but the guy's explain everything they are doing, and once in the air everything else fades away-your flyin! Thanks again guy's you made our trip. We will see you again....Jerry & Katie... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

Owner Dave and pilot Kris were so patient in explaining everything to this first-time senior glider. I hadn't ever considered doing this but decided to try it. Things went smoothly even after the aborted attempt due to the breeze dropping at the last minute. The flight gliding down 1500 feet seemed so short - I could have stayed up there... More 

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013

Many problems with this group. The web site says that the flights are 15-30 minutes. In reality if you do the 7:45 flight your flight will probably be under 10 minutes. They overbook reservations. On the day we attempted to do this activity 7 people were left who were unable to fly. They claimed it was the weather and the... More 

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HappyWorldTraveler10, Owner at Vail Valley Paragliding Tandem Adventures, responded to this review

You can lead the Blind to the light if they allow you, but you cannot make them see. In the United States Tandem Paragliding is allowed in the context of instruction and is not intended to be simple entertainment. It’s not a concession ride that is done for you or happens to you. IT doesn't begin and end at a... More 

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