It’s a singularly Sun Valley sight to behold: brightly colored sails from which riders dangle by nearly invisible cords, circling, dipping and flying over Bald Mountain. The sport of paragliding is hugely popular here and for good reason. “Flights” are serviced by fast and comfortable transportation (a.k.a the River Run gondola and Christmas chair lift), the instructors are pros and the scenery is simply unbeatable. Paragliding is an adventure sport where the pilot sits in a harness beneath a large fabric wing. Thermals and other aerodynamic forces, as well as pilot preferences, determine the...
Hole 1, Par 5
This opening par 5 requires an accurate tee shot between the fairway bunker and the trees on the left. Longer hitters can reach this green in two, but the lake on the left, the hazard on the right, and the two large greenside bunkers make it a daunting task.