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April 18, 2015 @ 14:30
Luc: I am visiting vegas for 5 days or so I would like to fly the area Anyone flying this weekend and would not mind having a visiting pilot to tag along Luc M H-4 T-3 Ins
April 17, 2015 @ 17:48
Dave: Anyone interested in an older yet hardly used paraglider and other equipment?
April 17, 2015 @ 05:03
Pierre bouchard: Hi, I'll be in Vegas between may 2nd & 9th, I'm a Canadian PG3 paraglider and I'd like to fly your sites. I'm registered with USHPA & HPAC, If you could get back to me so that I can plan if I'm taing my gear to Vegas.
April 05, 2015 @ 06:51
peter: Hey guys, I'm a new local and would love to check out my home sites. If someone could give me a heads up next time your heading out, that would be awesome! Blue Skies.... -Pete- 702-885-9689
March 29, 2015 @ 22:15
david: Had a great flight in Goodsprings with Ron, Tony, and Eli (spelling?). Landed in the parking lot of the Pioneer and had an apres vol beverage. Thanks a bunch guys. Ill be back for more.
March 26, 2015 @ 17:30
Tim: Pilot of Australia will be in Vegas from 10-20 April. Hoping to find something local, with a glider that I can hire for the day and some locals to show me the difference between Australian and US flying.
March 23, 2015 @ 14:03
david: Out of towner looking to fly Goodsprings tomorrow? Weather seems okay. 303.868.9277
March 21, 2015 @ 18:59
Craig: Yes. Thanks for asking
March 21, 2015 @ 09:30
Keita: You guys still flying?
March 18, 2015 @ 19:18
Nick Jones: Will be in Vegas April 15-17 for a tradeshow. I'm a H3/instructor from Canada looking to squeeze in a bit of flying on the 18th if the weather permits. Need a glider to rent, and someone local for advice and company. I currently fly a U2 but a falcon on a
March 17, 2015 @ 15:11
Jeff rafuse: Hello - I'm a visiting p3 pilot from WA hoping to fly over the next few days. Please text 425-246-0351 if anything is working! Much appreciated!
March 15, 2015 @ 18:02
Emma: Hey pg pilots interested of flying with NV folks: I just had a wonderful weekend with these guys so I'm sure you will too. You're better off emailing or calling Ron Peck directly if you really want to join them. They are very busy flying and may not be ch
March 13, 2015 @ 10:13
Jim: Hi, looking to fly in Las Vegas area in late Mid to late March, dates flexible. I'm a rusty P2 with my own equipment, so not looking for anything epic, just a nice time soaring. What are my options?
March 04, 2015 @ 15:41
Chris Ratay: Got blown out this past weekend, hoping to fly tomorrow afternoon (March 5) weather permitting. Anyone going to be around? 303-241-6181
March 02, 2015 @ 12:46
katie: Hello, I am a visiting pilot from Southern CA, home site Marshall/Crestline. I am a high hour P2, with experience with thermals, ridge soaring, and towing. I will be in town this coming weekend and would love to fly on Sunday the 8th if the weather looks
February 20, 2015 @ 13:39
James Raniolo: I am a P3 Pilot with 130 flights who will be the area from march 8-15th and was hoping to get some flights in. Looking to get signed up with the club and maybe meet some locals. Please cal me at 727-743-7777 and let me know hat I need to do to fly with
February 17, 2015 @ 14:02
Lisa V: Comin to LV Sat/Sun Feb 21/22 w Dave Sharp, both of us P4s, love to hook up w locals!
February 15, 2015 @ 22:03
Brian McGee: My girlfriend and I would love to go hang gliding tomorrow at the ridge, but we're beginners (but quick studies!) is anyone going there tomorrow??
February 15, 2015 @ 09:31
February 13, 2015 @ 16:08
David Ribardo: Hey guys, I'm a visiting pilot and am looking to do some flying. I will be in town until Saturday the 21st- please let me know if I can join in with you guys!
February 10, 2015 @ 22:12
Marc Pelberg: Newer P3 from San Diego. Looking to fly while at a conference in vegas next week. Thinking jean ridge would be a nice easy ridge soaring/thermalling experience. Is there normally someone out there on a flyable day?
January 24, 2015 @ 16:15
Kelly Harrison: Going towing out at Jean Dry Lake tomorrow (Sunday) I've got a tow rig that I attach a Falcon to and it operates as a cool "Flying Simulator" if anyone is new to hang gliding and would like to come out and get a first time flying experience, let me know.
January 23, 2015 @ 10:10
Jim Harmon: NW pilot visiting L.V. Jan 25-28, and hoping to fly. any help is appreciated. Jim H. P4/T3
January 22, 2015 @ 14:46
Jim Fennell: I'm interested in taking my first flight. please send info on prices for renting or lessons. thanx Jim
January 11, 2015 @ 22:44
Deric Kinsch: Hello, I am looking for information about paragliding here in the Las Vegas area and how to get started. Anything would be appreciated. Thank you
January 11, 2015 @ 16:48
HectorGiX: toniroyes
January 08, 2015 @ 13:18
Andrew Duran: Hey. I will be in town for work, skydiving and paragliding the 18-25. If the conditions at Jeans ridge are right, would anyone be willing to show me the site? My phone number is 305-753-1149.
January 05, 2015 @ 09:36
andrei: Hello. I am 8n town this week unluntil the 10th. 651.785.6073. Andrei
December 24, 2014 @ 18:48
Tom Emery: Sorry, I forgot to leave my contact info. Phone# 619-253-2474.
December 24, 2014 @ 18:43
Tom Emery: Hey, I am hoping to fly while working in Kingman, Arizona. If anyone has any information to achieve this goal, I would be interested in talking to you. I will be in the area for the month of January. Any site within a hundred miles would bw fine. Thanks


Desert Skywalkers is a local group of Hang Gliding and Paragliding pilots in Las Vegas, Nevada. We are a registered USHPA Club and welcome any visitors that would like to experience the beauty of desert flying.
Flying in this region is commonly very active. With the warm desert days there are usually plenty of thermals to keep you flying, and being in this region allows us to fly year-round.
Contact us if you have any questions or are interested in flying with us!

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