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Excellent thermal conditions make Hope Regional Airpark a home base for gliding, or soaring as it is often called.
When the westerly winds from the Fraser Valley hit the local mountains, and in particular Mount Hope, they create strong upward columns of air which can keep a glider in flight for hours.
At the weekend, members of the Vancouver Soaring Association take to the skies and invite would-be enthusiasts on 20- to 30-minute orientation flights April through October. Get there before 9:30am to be ahead of the "let's try this" line-up and be prepared to get into the groove.
The atmosphere is uber casual with entire families camped out in tents, trailers and car top canvasses for a weekend of fun and flight.
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Kawkawa Lake Resort & Campground
Hope, British Columbia
Take a Mountain Tour in a nostalgic Manx Style Dune Buggy. These buggies are fun to drive on the street or backcountry and are well suited to access remote areas in the wilderness. The Dune Buggies are licensed and insured. Vehicles come in both 2-seat and 4-seat capacities that are rented for U-Drive or Passenger Ride Mountain Tours. Enjoy the fresh air experience in the rugged outdoors and visit some of the most scenic places in British Columbia.
Select from a variety of Destination Tours listed on our website, or call us for more information on custom packages.