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vanessalh

Best places to jump over the holidays for a relative novice

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Hey,

I'm thinking about taking a week off over Christmas and finding a sunny DZ to jump at. I'm a relative novice, only back in the sport for 3-4 months after a 10 year hiatus.

I'm looking for a place where it's easy to meet people and get on loads, with a welcoming atmosphere that's not intimidating to new comers. It would be a plus if there were classes held over the event as well - I'm eager to brush up on my skills.

Thanks
Vanessa

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Florida, California and Arizona will be your best bets. It will be the busy season in those states, so you'll have a pretty good chance at finding a lot of planes flying. If you're going to want to camp or use bunkhouses, better choose a dz and make reservations now!

FL- DeLand, Zhills, Palatka, Sebastian, Lake Wales are all within 2 hours of each other
CA- Perris and Elsinore are close to each other
AZ-Eloy
She is Da Man, and you better not mess with Da Man,
because she will lay some keepdown on you faster than, well, really fast. ~Billvon

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What Andrea said.

I cant comment on CA and FL since I haven't been to one of their holiday boogies in a long while, but at Eloy, there are seminars most evenings in the hangar with the best training material: free beer ;-). Seriously, the seminars are pretty interesting.
Remster

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Florida, California and Arizona will be your best bets. It will be the busy season in those states, so you'll have a pretty good chance at finding a lot of planes flying. If you're going to want to camp or use bunkhouses, better choose a dz and make reservations now!

FL- DeLand, Zhills, Palatka, Sebastian, Lake Wales are all within 2 hours of each other
CA- Perris and Elsinore are close to each other
AZ-Eloy


I've been to most of those DZ at that time of year and they are ALL great, my personal preferences would be Eloy and Elsinore though:)
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Be warned tho: the beer is warm, the locals are strange, and it's full of Canadians ;-)


weirdo French Canuks, BUT they seem to have HOT wives B|
You are not now, nor will you ever be, good enough to not die in this sport (Sparky)
My Life ROCKS!
How's yours doing?

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Well, our vote is for Skydive Arizona of course ;)

We have a awesome Holiday Boogie lined up, with plenty of activities both daily and at night to make it worth your while.

Skydive Arizona, also has a bunkhouse, bar, restaurant, showers, gear store and more on site, so it's easy to just arrive and play as much as you want.

And we have the best Holiday Boogie Poster

www.skydiveaz.com/experienced/events/detail/2012/09/26/2012-holiday-boogie

Got any questions, drop us an email at jump@skydiveaz.com

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