Paragliding & Hang Gliding in Golden BC Canada

Let’s Go Flying!

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

Hello and welcome to news and information about hang gliding and paragliding in Golden, British Columbia, Canada.  Golden’s Mount 7 and the Columbia Valley are famous for incredible thermal conditions and excellent cross-country opportunities. Numerous pilots have achieved personal best flights here. Golden BC is truly Canada’s Mecca for foot-launched flying.

Real time wind conditions on launch, local web cams and a selection of weather forecast links including hour by hour forecasts and upper wind forecasts.

Weather Now

Info about the Town of Golden including location maps and links to friends & local businesses. Pilot-friendly places to stay and eat can also be found at this link.

About Golden

Information and maps of interest to pilots who wish to access the launches on Mount 7. Details about GEAR-the main Landing Zone, waivers, insurance, etc.

Site Info

Tandem Flights

Tandem flight high over Nount 7

Two Operators:
Altitude Adventures
ParaPete Tandems

More Info

Fly XC

Paragliding over Mt 7 Golden BC

Golden’s Mount 7 has always been known as a superlative thermal and cross-country flying site. Watch Steven Semisch’s video to get a sense of this great mountain flying.

See XC Video

For more than thirty years the superb Mount 7 flying site in Golden, BC has hosted pilots from across North America and around the world.

“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. All members of the group logged notable XC flights on their first try with a couple of pilots exceeding 100km.

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