Parapete Tandems

Tandem Paragliding with your own instructor, in Golden, BC.

Just a short drive from Banff, Lake Louise and an easy day trip from Calgary

The pleasure of flight

Questions frequently asked

  1. How long is a flight?

    Flight time range from 15 to 30 minutes depending on the conditions.

  2. How many guests can fly at once?

    I have room for one guest per trip up the mountain..

  3. What happens when I get there?

    You will meet me, your Tandem Paragliding Instructor, at the Reflection Lake parking area. From here we will shuttle to the top of the mountain (see reduced price if you choose to drive). You will have a full pre-flight briefing prior to launch. You will have a 15 - 30 minutes flight with the landing back at the Eco Adventure Ranch. You will get to view photos and video of your flight (purchase possible). The total time from start to finish is approximately 2 hours.

  4. How much experience do you have?

    I have over 22 years of flying experience, with 20 years of tandem experience. See About me.

  5. Weight restrictions?

    I fly guests between 60 kg (130 lbs) - 90 kg (200 lbs). If you fall outside this range (ie. children or heavier individuals) please let me know so we can book your flight according to the conditions.

  6. Age?

    I fly guests from 6 to 85. I ask for a minimum level of fitness. You may be required to run.

  7. What to bring? Camera?

    Warm clothing and sturdy footwear. You can bring a camera with a strap.

  8. Pay with Visa? Debit?

    No, unfortunately at this time I can only take cash or travellers cheques.

  9. Where do we meet?

    See Map & Location.

  10. If I choose to drive, how is the road condition?

    The road is a 14 km drive up a 2WD forestry road. There are a couple of bumpy sections where you have to drive a little slower.


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