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Scenic Glider Ride Hood River

Hood River Soaring is passionate about sharing our love of soaring with experienced and aspiring pilots and with the people who live in and visit the scenic Hood River Valley. We offer glider rides to the public and glider rental, towing, and instruction to our members. Our youth program makes glider pilot training affordable and accessible to the next generation who live in the mid-Columbia Gorge.

Experience the grand beauty and geologic wonders of the Columbia River Gorge from a two-passenger glider.

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A World-Class Flying Experience

Hood River, Oregon is a world class soaring destination. Located in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Hood River combines breathtaking scenery and consistent soaring conditions with a community of experienced, welcoming pilots. Hood River Soaring offers a visiting pilots membership plus soaring instruction for aspiring pilots.

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the perfect opportunity to pursue my goals

I joined Hood River Soaring when I was 15 . . . Through its work-study program, Hood River Soaring offered me the perfect opportunity to pursue my goals and get involved in the community. *

Nathan Fuentes Youth Program Participant

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Training the Next Generation of Pilots

We believe that learning to fly should be accessible to all people, regardless of age or economic means. That’s why Hood River Soaring provides work-study opportunities and scholarships for youth in our area to become glider pilots. If you are between the ages of 13 and 25, please contact us to learn more.

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