Great instruction, local knowledge, small groups, no attitude or pressure just great flying and even better times. Couldn’t recommend more!
Exceeded my expectations
I went to Valle with only a year of flying under my belt. I was able to gain a huge confidence boost and track my progression along the way. I saw my flying mentality and my piloting skills improve drastically over the course of the week. Being able to learn everything from foundational concepts to thermal theory in a safe environment made for a truly enjoyable and fruitful experience.
Learned a TON with Damien in Mexico
Just got back from a weeklong thermaling clinic with Damien in Mexico. The combination of ground school, launch support, and in-sky coaching provided an incredibly valuable learning experience. The accommodations and hospitality made for a great overall experience. I’m looking forward to doing it again next year.
Best time in Utah
I had a great experience flying with Damien in Utah. The instruction end guidance were Top Notch. I can’t wait to go back and do it again. I also will go on one his Mexico trips ASAP.
Thank you Damien
Charlie Walsh 😀
Should have flown Jupiter
My third trip to Utah. I should have flown Jupiter, but there was no wind mid-mountain, and a potential for a long walk and forward launch. Instant regret as my fellow pilots reversed and got a spectacular view of the Wasatch Range during peak foliage. I should have listened as Damien forecasted 9-10 on launch.
Van life and flying
I look forward every year to visiting Utah. I have never camped in my van at the Southside until this year. Damien met us every morning and we flew at every opportunity. Good fun. Learned tons. See you next year.
We had the best time it took us awhile to build up the nerve to launch but our instuctor was so awesome answered all one million of our questions and was super friendly and patient. Thankfully we had the whole launch to ourselves
First time flying and it was absolutely awesome! Damien was super helpful and very nice. It was the coolest experience ever! Definitely a sport you have to try out!
Incredible day in Utah
Damien was the most wonderful guide! He was so friendly and had lots of interesting tips to share with us – such a pleasure to be with! It was an incredible experience in the Utah, we will cherish it forever!
The scariest part of the trip was driving up the switchbacks. Thanks for the doughnuts.