If you are an experienced skydiver looking to take your jumping higher, look no further. SkyDance SkyDiving offers HALO training and jumps for first time and repeat HALO skydivers. HALO jumps are truly spectacular. The combination of extended freefall, special equipment, and extreme exposure to the elements offers an unforgettable experience that is both challenging and rewarding.
SkyDance SkyDiving offers a three day HALO course in May and September (Friday-Sunday course). The Friday class involves a review of the physiology of HALO jumping as well as familiarization and fitting of special O2 equipment. This is followed by two practice jumps from 13,000’ while using the HALO equipment and techniques. The practice jumps are required for all HALO participants, experienced and novice. Then first thing on both Saturday and Sunday mornings, loads will be flown up to 30,000’!
You must meet the following prerequisites to sign up for an Experienced HALO skydive:
- Hold a valid USPA C license or foreign equivalent.
- Hold a valid FAA class 3 medical certificate or equivalent.
- Have no facial hair other than a mustache in order for the oxygen mask to properly seal.
- Have an airworthy, safe rig with an AAD installed.
SkyDance SkyDiving will provide all specialized HALO equipment including O2, mask, helmet, goggles, altimeter, and balaclava. You must provide your own parachute system (see above) warm clothing, closed shoes/boots, jumpsuit, and gloves.
How Much does it cost?
- 30,000’ HALO Jump Experience: $725. This course fee includes a HALO skydiving class, two practice jumps from 13,000′ with oxygen equipment, and a $100 dollar specialty aircraft surcharge. In the case that a specialty, outside aircraft is not required, this surcharge will be returned to only the participants that are present and attend the course.
Can I reserve a slot for a HALO Jump?
Reservations are required at least one month in advance. A $200, non-refundable and non-transferable deposit is required at the time you make your reservation. Full payment is required two weeks prior to the jump or your slot may be forfeited ! Otherwise, there is a $50 additional fee if not prepaid. Please do not sign up for the course unless you will personally commit to being at SkyDance SkyDiving for the entire duration of the 3-day course.
Actual jump date and group are not guaranteed. We will try to accomodate group requests with advance notice but make no guarantee that you will be on the same airplane as another participant.