Paragliding has become increasingly popular in the last few years. Paragliding flights with Torrey instructors can range from mild to wild!
Most of the tandem flights at Torrey Pines Gliderport are paragliding tandems. Paragliding is the up and coming sport which has grown in popularity quickly over the last several years. Several advantages include: easy to transport, easy to learn, fly, land, and flyable in more diverse wind conditions. It’s also a more comfortable ride for the passenger.
- Uses a soft wing that when inflated has an elliptical shape.
- Can fly in lighter wind conditions than Hang Gliding.
- Pilot and passenger are in a comfortable seated position.
- No weight limit. (Depends on the winds).