Weekly Session Utah

Weekly Session - Utah

Includes planning for morning and evening flights. Selection of sites. Drive to launch and retrieve.

Kiting 2-10 hours airtime 50 Hours total 3+ People Ratings: P2+ Retrieve

Flying the Southside and Northside

The Southside is known for its early morning southerly winds. The ridge is 300′ high and clear of any obstacles. It accommodates students who want to practice kiting, slope launches, high-wind launches, and flying. 

If conditions permit, groups can venture over to the Inspiration Point (Inspo). It’s a quick drive from the Southside to the top of launch and offers thermalling opportunities. If there is an opportunity for a glass-off we head over to the Northside.

Flying the Wasatch Range

Stunning Scenery

This is big mountain flying at its best. Beautiful views from above launch. See the famous Wasatch Range - the western edge of the Rocky Mountains.

Improving Your Skills

We'll put you on the wind for a morning and evening flight. Launch from a variety of known sites North and South of Salt Lake City. Take a sledder, ridge soar, or test your thermalling skills.

Driving and Retrieving

Let us shuttle you from launch to launch and organize retrievals from the LZ.

Food and drinks

Bring your wallet. You will be hungry. There are many convenience stores for coffee and snacks. Bathrooms are available enroute or at the launch.


TRIP ITINERARY

Grab your gear and get ready to have fun.
Pre-work: please download and sign the waivers at the link below. And, don't forget to join the local club during your visit.

Weekly Session $800

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Sunrise Meetup

Meet in the top parking lot near the bathrooms (Southside launch)
Address: 121100 N East, N Frontage Road, Draper, UT 84020
40.457985N,-111.901124W

Introductions & Waivers

Pilot introductions and flight experience. Site intro. Safety briefing. Gear check. Frequency setup. Sign waivers.

Weather Briefing

Determine the weather outlook for the day and week. Plan the best selection of sites for optimal wind direction and launching.

Flying

Generally there is a window in the morning and in the evening for an hour plus flight. You will have an instructor-in-your-ear to aid you in entering thermals, exiting, surge control, and directing you to known triggers.

Flight Debrief

Flight debrief while enroute to next destination or during meals. Weather and planning update. Log books get signed.

BOOK THIS SESSION

Come and join the thrill and excitement of of flying the big mountains of the Wasatch Range.

“Amazing trip; Great instruction. Damien, you put us all in the air. You called all the locations and all the launch timings. Everyone was wearing a big grin for weeks. We'll be back for more.”
Matt Foster
P3, Captain
“Vampiro lives! Damien, once again you crushed it. We had a great time. Everything went smoothly. I would absolutely recommend you to anyone. You exceeded everyone's expectations. See you in September. The gang is coming back!”
John Mendes
Pres. NEPHC
“Positively the best experience ever. Great company and great group of pilots.”
Carl Soquist
Adventurer, P3
“I bow to the Zen master of paragliding. When it comes to paragliding instruction you are a national treasure. Looking forward to my 7th trip with you!”
Mark Anderson
Dune Flier
“For over a decade I've trusted Damien's skills reading the Mexican air, and his local knowledge on the ground. I come to Valle De Bravo every year. Damien's patient resolve accommodates pilots of all skill levels. He and Alondra keep the logistics running smoothly through the day so you can focus on your flights.”
Dave McNulty
Comp Pilot

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Morning Session - Utah

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Afternoon Session - Utah

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All Day Session - Utah

Two sessions per day including the Southside, Northside, and Wasatch Range.