You know how people get together and decide to go parasailing on a beach vacation? It’s one of the main excursions to go on once they’ve reached their destination. It’s so much fun! I’d want to go along too. Now that you have that in your brain, think about doing that over land instead of ocean. It’s called paragliding, and it’s the most freeing feeling in the world mostly because you’re up so high. It’s quiet, and it feels like you’re floating in the air. It has every similarity to parasailing except you are over land. Aspen Paragliding made me feel so safe and so alive
at the same time. In parasailing, you sort of take off from the ocean, sitting down. In paragliding, you run a short ways down a slope to lift off. There is no rope (except for the rope connected to the sail). In many ways, this may have been more daring than parasailing because you’re hanging free and in the open. I felt like I could conquer anything after the experience, including the hangover from the night before! If you need a cure, I’m telling you, paragliding will wake your head up! My sister and I went at 8 AM! Who does that? It was probably the best decision we could have made for that time because of how refreshing and new everything felt from the air and the sky. It’s hard to put into words the feeling. Probably the scariest part of all (well, one of the scariest) was when I had to sign the waiver! It’s always nerve wracking because you feel like you’re signing away your life! Exaggeration though it may be, you technically are. At least it’s my choice! The ironic thing is, I watched an episode of paragliding the day after experiencing it. Hearing other’s experiences let me know I wasn’t alone in the “awesomeness” of it all. I posted about it on my Instagram, and you should definitely check it out! Don’t miss all the stories and videos I post of my adventures. @checkoutamanda
Rewind to the night before. Dance party at 7908 (Aspen’s finest supper club). Me and my gal pals went for a girl’s night in white. I love themes. What better way to celebrate the last day of wearing white on Labor Day weekend than have a White Party! It should be illegal to have as much fun as we did. By the way, have I brought up this club with you? Even if I have, it’s fine. You need to hear it twice. It’s A-MAZE-ING. Literally, the website for 7908 will speak for
itself. Who tailors their restaurant to the eyes and ears of its consumers like this one does? It is high class, drinks of pleasure. It’s a place of the utmost acceptance, and they advertise pretty well. Needless to say, the evening shifted to a very late one, and it turned into a hangover the following morning. So, who paraglides the morning after a night of partying? We do! With my sister, Hanna, in town, anything can happen.