FlyGolden.ca, paragliding & hang gliding from Mount 7 Golden BC Canada

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Do you want to get high, do the time and go the distance? Fly Golden!

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Hello and welcome to news and information about hang gliding and paragliding in Golden, British Columbia, Canada. For more than twenty years the superb Mount 7 flying site in Golden, BC has hosted pilots from across North America and around the world. Mount 7 and the Columbia Valley are famous for incredible thermal conditions and excellent cross-country opportunities. Numerous pilots have achieved personal best flights launching from Mount 7. Golden BC is truly Canada's Mecca for foot-launched flying.

Paraglider high downrange near Parson

Photo taken by sailplane pilot Drew Hammond (RS-15 Echo Echo)


Doing our part to promote Golden as an adventure destination...

Those of us who regularly fly and maintain the flying site in Golden are committed to a number of goals:

  • Maintaining & Improving local flying sites including the Mount 7 Lookout;
  • Promoting Golden as a world class gliding and cross-country destination;
  • Assisting visitors to enjoy the area & local flying sites by creating and encouraging a friendly, welcoming atmosphere around the site;
  • Promoting responsible and safe use of local flying sites;
  • Promoting long term, free access to the Mount 7 flying site while actively collaborating with other users of the site to ensure responsible use and sustainability of this important public resource;
  • Promoting good relations with the community, private land owners and government agencies;
  • Endorsing responsible adventure tourism as a vital part of the local economy.

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Tandem Paragliding Flight Information:

There are two Tandem operators flying from the Mt.7 Lookout.
Click either logo below for information, rates & booking.

Click for Parapete Tandem flights

Click for Altitude Adventures

Get the feeling!
Check out a video of a tandem flight in progress.

Real Time Wind on Mt7 Lookout Launch!

If you are planning a special Hang Gliding or Paragliding vacation, you might want to give Golden a try. We have several fun events and competitions over the course of the flying season. Even if you don't fly, you might want to take an instructional flight with the local tandem paraglider operators.

See you on launch!

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"The flying here is awesome!"

Comment by Urs Haari, former Swiss National Paragliding Champion and paragliding equipment manufacturer. Mr. Harri visited Golden with a group of accomplished Swiss paraglider pilots travelling on a Western Canadian Tour.

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