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Glide is an ability which Kazooie can learn from Jamjars just outside the topmost level of the Icicle Grotto on the Icy Side of Hailfire Peaks. Pressing Z button (N64) at any time while in the air will make Kazooie spread her wings and glide effortlessly in the wind.

To get glide, the player must warp to the Icicle Grotto warp pad and look up, then shoot down the icicles with Grenade Eggs. Then, they must run up the inclined slope to the left, separate on the Split-Up Pads, then jump along the icicles to the top of the Grotto, whose exit leads to Jamjars' silo.

Alternatively, the Grotto can be completely bypassed by entering Inside the Volcano and completing the challenge. Afterwards, while only Kazooie, it is possible to jump to the ledge harboring a Honeycomb and travelling through the tunnel into the topmost part of the Grotto, thus avoiding the icicles altogether.

Also alternatively, you can utilize the Claw Clamber Boots in the Upper Area of the Icy Side, as you would to access Chilly Willy, and then fall down onto the ledge where Jamjams is, once again avoiding the icicles altogether.

Gliding does not cost Red Feathers and will not descend as quickly as flying, but there is no way to gain altitude without landing and taking off from a higher perch. Even still, gliding is extremely useful when trying to reach far away targets when there are no Flight Pads around, especially when used with the Leg Spring jump, and is an excellent recovery move should the player fall from a high place.

Jamjars' Rhyme[]

Now you're lifting no big
fat bear,
easy it'll be to glide
through the air!
Jump up high and then
hold Z button (N64),
don't need fly pads or
feathers red!