Think you want to go hang gliding…but you have some questions? Hang Gliding Tahoe powered hang gliding lessons frequently asked questions answered here. How safe is powered hang gliding? Is there an age or weight limit? What about the weather? How often do you canceled due to weather? How should I dress?
All seasons can be great flying. We fly year round.
Spring is my favorite with snow in the mountains and warmth in the air. March, April and even May can be great skiing and flying. This is a low tourist season as everyone transitions from winter to summer. Flying can be spectacular and the most picturesque with the snow in the mountains and flowers thriving in the valleys.
Summer is awesome with the warm winds and cool Lake Tahoe. This is top tourist season for flying and Lake Tahoe in general.
Deciding the weather conditions for flying is an important task. There are typically three important factors used to determine the weather.
First is the horizontal winds.
These are the classical winds that most of us know and understand. Typically, the winds come up in the afternoon and make flying less enjoyable. Typically what happens is the upper winds are blowing all the time but come down to the ground where we notice them as the sun heats the air on the ground allowing the upper winds to reach the ground. Many times in the morning,
Lake Tahoe has many different climate zones. At the top of the peaks it can be windy and cold while at the lake it can be sunny and warm. The lake elevation is at 6200 feet above sea level and the mountain peaks are up to 11,000 feet. Truckee Airport may be fogged in while South Tahoe Airport is clear.
Shown above is South Lake Tahoe clear and sunny while North lake Tahoe is overcast and cloudy.
How can you tell what the different conditions and forecasts are around the lake? If you
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