Take flight with Hood River Soaring

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.

We invite visiting glider pilots to come fly with us. We also offer temporary membership plans for novices who are visiting the Gorge to take introductory flight lessons.

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Scenic Glider Rides Hood River

Awesome group of people!

Everyone was so nice and helpful, I would highly recommend them.

Rod Walters Scenic Ride Customer

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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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