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The Top 4 Reasons Your New Years Resolutions Should Start With Skydiving

» December 30, 2016

If you're looking at bullet points that riff on the same promises you make every year, hear this: You need a new list. Specifically, you need one that kicks off with a skydive. Here's why.

News Flash: You Can Fit Almost Two Miles Of Bliss Into A Stocking (For Less $!)

» December 10, 2016

Got someone on your list you just need to impress? How about givin' 'em a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will, like, change their entire lives? We're running a holiday special!

This Is How You End the Skydiving Season With Style

» November 15, 2016

How do you let somebody know you appreciate them? Well, by going out of your way to show how grateful you are, of course.

At Skydive the Wasatch, we appreciate the heck out of our fun jumpers. We're way proud and way thankful for the amazing community of skydivers that calls our dropzone home. Every last one of these guys made our year by bringing all kinds of positive energy. We can't thank everybody enough!

Is Tandem Skydiving An Acceptable Risk, Or What?

» October 13, 2016

It's an unfortunate fact: your perspective on the risks involved in tandem skydiving isn't supported by science. It's influenced by the scare-happy media, and it lacks nuance. ...But that's not your fault! And you can fix it. Here's how.

Staff Profile: Pilot (And Fellow Skydiver, When He’s Not At the Helm) Todd Cook

» September 29, 2016

Our pilot, Todd Cook, happily stays in our perfectly good airplane most of the time. However--when he can hand the reins over to another capable diver-driver, Todd loves to take the fast way down.

You’re Not Going to Get Sick! (But Here’s Some Extra Security, Anyway)

» August 28, 2016

We hear this question a lot: "Am I going to get sick when I skydive?"

It's probably the power of suggestion, right? We get the feeling that most people have just happened to see some viral footage of a sour-stomached tandem passenger, and the possibility is causing a bit of unnecessary nailbiting.

Don’t Stay In The “Perfectly Good Airplane”!

» August 18, 2016

They always ask the same question, y'know.

"Why jump out of a perfectly good airplane?!," they ask.

See, the thing is: We don't think that's really the right question to be asking. The best question to ask is this one: "If you stay inside the perfectly good airplane, what happens?"

Your Day at the Dropzone

» August 7, 2016

Every new experience benefits from knowing a little about what to expect. Right? Right.

So: To help make your day at Skydive the Wasatch even better, we've put together this little walk-through to familiarize you with the process and procedures. Pull up a chair and fire up your imagination, dear reader--here's a front-row seat to preview your day at our beautiful dropzone.

Waiting For Photos and Videos? Heck No. That's So 1997.

» July 21, 2016

At Skydive the Wasatch, we kinda pride ourselves on being way more in touch with technology than most dropzones out there. Nerds? Okay maybe--but here are the many reasons why our technological geekout makes your life sparklier:

How To Relax Before Your First Utah Tandem Skydiving Experience

» June 22, 2016

Coming to Skydive the Wasatch for your first tandem skydive? Hooray!

If you're nervous, you're not the first--so we've put together this list of unique-to-Skydive-the-Wasatch stress relievers. You're gonna love it here!

Meet Your Tandem Instructor: Jordan Hadfield

» May 25, 2016

Tandem Instructor Jordan Hadfield has one of the world's warmest smiles, and it comes with an incredibly thorough, professional demeanor. He's a musician, sports fan, and dedicated dad, besides! Here: let us introduce you.

Skydive the Wasatch Staff Adventures: Ferrying the Plane to North Carolina

» April 29, 2016

The season was over and another beautiful winter was on the way to the Wasatch Front. The long wait for the next skydiving season was about to begin, and we didn't want our plane--"42X"--to have to spend the cold months all alone. After the end of our second season, we decided that she should spend the winter at Piedmont Skydiving, our gorgeous sister dropzone in North Carolina. After a quick planning session, we tapped our head pilot, Joel, and our General Manager, Andrew, to do the job.

Learn to Skydive for Free at Skydive the Wasatch!

» March 7, 2016

We're proud members of the U.S. Parachute Association, so we're stoked to join the USPA in celebrating Learn to Skydive month! You're gonna love the way we're making merry: we're hosting a free first-jump training ground school class for anybody (18+)* who's interested in learning to skydive.

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Skydive the Wasatch has set the bar impossibly high for all other skydiving companies. If you're thinking about skydiving in Utah, this is the place I'd tell you to do it.

» Rachel Richardson