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Paragliding Introduction in Cumbria - 2 Days at Dalefoot

£375.00 inc. VAT

Paragliding Experience
Paragliding Introduction in Cumbria - 2 Days
A two day introduction to the sport of Paragliding. Course includes some basic theory, pre-flight checks, site evaluation, launch/ground handling skills and as much flying as conditions allow.

This experience will last a total of approx. 2 days. (We don't compromise on your time in the air. When comparing us with others, check the small print and the time actually spent in the air.)

What's included

This is the shortest course we recommend as a true taste of our sport and comprises the first two days of the Elementary Pilot Certificate Course (the EPC). It includes some basic theory, pre-flight checks, site evaluation, launch/ground handling skills and as much flying as conditions allow. We meet at our centre at 10am and start the day with a coffee and an introductory talk. After this we sign you up as a member of the BHPA. This is obligatory as it gives you third party insurance. We do not include the cost of this in our course fee as there are several membership options depending on your circumstances and aspirations.
Even from early on day one you will be connected to the glider learning the basics of pre-flight checking and ground control. We then move on to simulated launches and landings before venturing onto a slope where you will first defy gravity!
What is achieved on an Intro course is obviously dependent on the weather and your level of fitness and progress, but you can expect to be making short solo hops on the first day.
On the second day we build on the basics learnt on day one and progress you higher up the slope to give you more airtime. By the end of the day you will have achieved a number of flights under the direct supervision of your instructor.
We like to keep the student to instructor ratio low to ensure a rapid, but above all, safe progression. At all times you will have either visual or radio contact with an instructor.
Even if you decide not to continue your training, we are sure you will go home feeling that you have really achieved something and the memory of flying one of these remarkable aircraft will be with you for a long time. If you do decide to continue, this course will have given you a taste of what is to come...

Special Conditions

All paragliding equipment is supplied for the course
You just need to bring adequate clothing and good, ankle supporting footwear - and a packed lunch.
Paragliding is very weather dependant. You will need to phone on the day to check weather conditions. If weather is bad another date will be arranged at this time.
Courses available Easter to october.
Fitness wise you need to be fit enough for a moderate days hill walking, capable of running short distances and not have any pre-existing illness or injury that may make falling over on grass a problem
Medical self certification of fitness is required. For student over 55 Medical form would need to be signed by your GP


Each voucher entitles one person to participate in this experience. The voucher is non-transferable, which means that only the person named on the voucher can use it. The voucher remains valid for bookings for 12 months from the date of purchase. Please contact the operator using the details printed on your voucher to arrange a date for your event.

Booking your event

We recommend that you purchase your voucher and make a booking for your event at least one month prior to your chosen date. This is particularly important for weekend events.


Event takes place at Dalefoot in Cumbria .


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