Skydive Danielson rocks. The staff and fellow jumpers are approachable. It takes a bit of self confidence to skydive. But the atmosphere at Danielson is welcoming to all regardless of experience level and without much ego. There's also a healthy attitude toward safety. The DZ is very communal without cliques or pressure to progress faster than one's abilities. I don't get to go as often as I want. But whenever I return it's as though I'm family. The rental equipment there also appears to me to be in better condition than a lot of other DZs. I didn't get licensed there. But I think it's a great place to do it.