Reach amazing heights on an extreme tandem hang gliding flight.
Soar like a bird against the spectacular backdrop of Lookout Mountain on an airborne voyage of discovery at 4000ft. Carve the thermals and ridge lifts, just like an eagle and experience the ultimate in free flight. Gaze down on stunning forested mountains and pastures and drink in panoramic views that will live in your memory forever.
On this unforgettable adventure, you'll be placed in your harness, alongside a professional instructor and towed by micolight to a height of 4,000ft. Carve the air in the thermal currents above the landscape and experience the blissful sensation of total tranquillity.
No experience is necessary for this amazing tandem hang gliding flight, just a sense of adventure!
Enjoy a tandem paragliding experience to remember at the largest and most successful full time hang gliding school and resort in the United States. This mountain launch and landing zone, is the best in the country, amid 55 beautiful acres of rolling hills and pasture land.
Set in a 110-acre mountain resort, the facility offers camping and lodging as well as swimming pool, volleyball court, shaded pavilions and more.
Tandem hang gliding flights place every day throughout the year. Paragliding is weather dependent and may be postponed in adverse conditions. In this instance, your flight will be arranged for a mutually convenient alternative date.
- Check in
- Short video demonstrating the characteristics of the hang glider
- Meet your certified instructor
- Ground school and safety briefing
- Head to the launch zone where you will be strapped into the hang glider
- Fly to 4000ft behind an ultralight plane
- Actual flying time is 20-25 minutes depending on the conditions.
Allow two hours of time for the entire experience including check-in, a brief ground school and your flight.
All tandems are towed into the sky behind an ultralight airplane, designed specifically for the purpose. This means that your tandem flight will launch and land on wheels. Both you and your tandem pilot will be flying, launching and landing in a prone, lying down, position. No running is involved.