Use our online booking system to check availability; Just enter the number of people and desired jump date and our system will show you available times, OR you can call us at 719-285-4050.
USPA Basic Safety Regulations requires you must be at least 18 years old to make a skydive. Parents and legal guardians can not sign for a minor.
We offer seasonal walk in service and jumps within 24 hours (not available online); call us for short notice. We understand a sudden urge to skydive & try our best to make it happen for you!
The maximum weight limit is 260 pounds. The limit is the same for both men and women. If you are over 220 pounds fees (a fee over 220)and restrictions will apply (gear must fit properly).
Our tandem service utilizes the Sigma Tandem system designed by the innovators of tandem skydiving, United Parachute Technologies. The main parachute you will be flying is the brand new Icarus Tandem TX2. The all new TX2 combines years of testing and innovation to offer the most durable tandem parachute ever created.
We skydive at the Fremont County Airport. 60298 U.S. 50 12-E, Penrose, CO 81240
Take Highway 50 West towards Canon City. Look for the WAR MEMORIAL on the left.
WE ARE NOT CLOSE TO THE ROAD OR THE PLANES ON DISPLAY!!
Turn left into airport on DECKER DRIVE. You will pass UPS on the left. You will drive between a stand of trees. As you enter the 6 foot fenced entrance marked FREMONT COUNTY AIRPORT, the parking lot is on your left. To the right of three office modules and a pedestrian gate, you will see a small white stucco building with blue trim saying: Colorado Mountain Skydive. When you see “JUMP!” on the fence, you are there!
DO NOT GO TO ANY HANGERS. Our hangers are only for airplanes. The google link below will take you to our parking lot.
Arrive at your scheduled check in time; your orientation/instruction is part of your scheduled time.
Winter (Thanksgiving – March):Saturday-Sunday.
Spring-Summer Schedule: 7 Days a Week
*Reservations Required for all tandem and training jumps, for same day skydiving or walk-in call ahead 719-285-4050.
We jump from 14,000k, 16,000k above sea (MSL).
14,000 (MSL) is guaranteed on all skydives. Other altitudes subject to aircraft and availability.
It depends on the person jumping. All times of the day have their own value and there is no bad one. We recommend morning because of afternoon weather.
We ask you to allow 2-3 hours plus driving time for the experience.
Due to CoVid-19 policies, the time necessary may be a little longer than normal and may cause abnormal delays. We appreciate your understanding.
Often times weather can be different at the airport compared to Denver & Colorado Springs. Don’t assume the weather is bad at the dropzone just because it”s bad at home. Call us at 719-285-4050
Yes. We will match any advertised competitor price that has the same credentials (USPA) within a 50 mile radius. Just provide the link where you saw that advertised business and price on your reservation comments and pay the required $50 deposit and we’ll see you soon.
Yes. We are an active USPA group member dropzone.
Yes. We offer several discounts including large groups (over 6), student discounts, active & retired military, and civil servants including fire and emergency services.
Prepaid voucher holders must use our online booking system. To book direct call 719-285-4050 or use our online booking system. Your deposit of $50 is non refundable and is only forfeited if you do not show for a scheduled appointment. If weather is a factor, your deposit is transferable to another appointment date and time. We do not offer refunds on reservation deposits as the value is maintained unless you don’t show for your appointment. If you do not cancel at least 48 hours(GROUPS 1 persons to 4 persons and GROUPS 5 or more 7 days) before reservation date, your deposit is used to pay your cancellation fee. We DO NOT offer refunds on discount vouchers paid to other companies.
This is the hardest for everyone. Many factors can delay or cancel your appointment, this can happen after arriving at the airport. If weather is a factor your deposit is transferable to another appointment date and time. We do not offer refunds on reservation deposits as the value is maintained. We DO NOT offer refunds on discount vouchers paid to other companies; you must use the voucher prior to the expiration date for the full discounted value.
Yes. The deposit will come off the price of the jump. So you will only have to pay the balance remaining on the day of your jump at the airport.
Weather is the hardest part of our job. If conditions are marginal such as cloud level or wind we may choose to cancel the day skydiving. We alert everyone the moment the decision is made. If we canceled the day due to weather and the weather changes becoming better later by chance it is not always a green light to go; for safety reasons the safety and training decision is final for the day. You can always call to discuss weather.
You will need to show a valid photo ID before your skydive. For foot attire: tennis shoes are ideal – no sandals, heels, boots with hooks, or speed laces. Your shoes must be closed toe, and have a snug fit that does not allow them to be kicked off. Dressing for the occasion: We recommend you wear jeans. Dress for the weather. If it is cold, bring a sweater, if it is really cold bring a couple of sweaters. We will provide you with gloves and goggles. Basically, you want to dress as if your planning on sliding into home base (baseball).
You should receive a request confirmation. After we review your request it will be confirmed and you will receive a confirmation email complete with special reservation code. You can use this code to check-in on our terminals when you arrive. If you have not received your reservation code (make sure to check your spam folder) please call 719-285-4050 option 0 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You do not need to arrive early. If you arrive early we can process your registration but flight availability may vary until close to your time. During off season hours staff may be at other parts of the airport at not at the tandem terminal building.
After you arrive you will watch a short video, sign a waiver, and then proceed to training. We explain emergencies, aircraft, exit, free fall, and the parachute ride. The parachute ride is fantastic with great views of the Royal Gorge from above, the Sangre De Cristo mountain range and Pikes Peak.
Dress for the weather, no big jackets. If its cold (winter) just wear a few extra long sleeve shirts. We recommend pants, closed toe shoes. We provide gloves, goggles, glasses-goggles.
If the main parachute fails to deploy, the reserve parachute will deploy, which is inspected and repacked every 180 days by an FAA certified parachute rigger.
No; United States Parachute Association Basic Safety Regulations recommends only trained jumpers use these to avoid critical distractions. Our instructors take video and pictures throughout your experience for you.
Freefall is not the “roller coaster drop” feeling most people expect it would be. It is a comfortable sensation of floating and support, with a slight pressure of air against your body. Freefall is the closest thing to human flight, especially when falling “relative” with other skydivers. In relation to other skydivers in the air, a jumper can move forward, backwards, up, down and all around in the sky. He or she can dive vertically over 200 mph or achieve horizontal movement over the ground up to 60 mph.
No. You can skydive on your own with your own parachute for the first time. Tandem just makes the experience a little easier and quicker because you have a parachutist-in-command present.
Your appointment time is held by your reservation deposit and is non refundable. If you have a tour voucher it is possible your voucher may become void. If you change the appointment date or time: Groups 1-4 must call to make changes 48 hours before your appointment; Groups 5 or more must change your appointment time 7 days before your reservation. If you booked through travel agent your voucher will be subject to the same fee. Your $50 dollar reservation deposit is transferable to another date and time if the weather is bad.
Once you reserve a seat you can not get a refund on your voucher. We require a non refundable $50 dollar deposit per person. When you book you are agreeing to use the voucher as your security deposit. We allow for immediate reschedule. It is important to use the voucher before the expiration date to get the full value of the ticket.
My voucher/coupon says Mon-Thursday; What should I do in the Winter when you operate Saturday-Sunday?
We accept Mon-Thursday vouchers and coupons on Saturday and Sunday in the winter only from Oct – Feb.
We can not guarantee everyone in your group will jump together. We will do our best to pair people per their request but there are several scenarios which can cause participants to get ticketed on different flights.
There are several places to skydive in Colorado. We have several reasons why we want you to visit us. We have lots of fun with a BBQ social every Saturday night during the Summer. We are the largest skydiving provider in Southern Colorado offering all forms of skydiving from Tandem to Student training. We are the only center on the airport to offer USPA AFF training.
Yes. We call them Boarding Passes. It is a wonderful souvenir style ticket the recipient can use to book a skydive on our website anytime. The passes are redeemable by the holder. To purchase a boarding pass use the button below.
60298 U.S. 50 12-E, Penrose, CO 81240
Decker Dr, Penrose, CO 81240
Take Highway 50 West towards Canon City. LOOK FOR THE WAR MEMORIAL
Pass the War Memorial on left. Pass UPS on your LEFT.
Continue on paved road that curves to the left leading to a parking area. To the right of three trailers you will see a small building next to a gate. We are located in the small white stucco building.
After arriving call 719-285-4050 if you have issue finding us.