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People love an adrenaline rush, which is why we play extreme sports and go bulk shopping. Go big with this Groupon. $149 for a Full-Day Hang-Gliding Lesson ($299 Value) Led by Mountain Wings' USHPA-certified staff, full-day lessons begin with an informative video. Afterward, the group moves to the outside training areas, where participants try out a stationary simulator and then get acquainted with the gliders themselves. Students learn how to properly pick up and hold a glider, and before long, how to run with it. Once ground training is complete, the whole group heads halfway up a training hill to ...
When dreaming up your ideal adventure, it should be sky high, so propel yourself upward on this half-day introductory hang gliding class where you'll safely learn the fundamentals of this thrilling sport. Begin with ground school, where your USHGA-certified pro teacher delivers the "hands on" portion of your instruction. You'll learn to assemble your training glider, evaluate the wind conditions and hook into a stationary simulator that gets you familiar with speed and turns and allows you to practice responding to commands from your instructor. Finally, it's time for take off, where you hit the wind thermals on a thrilling tandem flight over the Shawangunk region. Finally follow your daydreams off the ground and get sky high.
From being able to break through crowds on congested sidewalks to mastering staying upright during bumpy subway rides, you've conquered the rough art of getting around NYC. Now it's time that you get schooled in smooth sailing with today's deal from Mountain Wings Hang Gliding in Ellenville. Take to the skies when you pay $109 (regularly $199) for a half-day lesson in hang gliding at this popular spot located just under two hours from Manhattan. After getting outfitted in all the necessary equipment, you'll get a hands-on lesson on the ground from a certified instructor, and then get strapped into a simulator so you can feel the wind in your hair before actually taking off. The 4.5-hour class ends with a chance at two flights on one of the school's bunny hills, which each face a different wind direction (so you have the best chance of getting airborne). Now, if you just can figure out how to soar above the traffic during your morning commute.