Wander Expeditions offers advanced professional paragliding instruction. We concentrate on making the progression from capable to very capable! As a U.S. Army veteran with a long history in adventure sports, we provide education for aspiring and advanced pilots with an emphasis on the understanding and practical application that is necessary to become world class. Wander Expeditions is operated by Randall Shane, PhD, the current President of the U.S. Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (USHPA).
Our focus is on training pilots – we want you to have the knowledge and confidence to fly in a variety of conditions and topographies. We are professional instructors with experience in education, international experience in flight, we fly regularly, love the sport and want to share. Come fly with us!
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One of the most intriguing parts of paragliding is the ability to join a small worldwide community. It makes visits elsewhere in the world a much more local experience. For a US based look, see USHPA.aero taste of the international viewpoint, take a look at free.aero.
Located in Boise, Idaho, and operating in the Western US, we have convenient access to a variety of excellent training including thermal sites, ridge soaring, cliff launches and towing roads. Clinics, personal instruction and lots of coached flight time for beginner, intermediate and advanced pilots.