Paragliding & Hang Gliding in Golden BC Canada

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The Annual Willi XC Challenge Starts Tomorrow

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Event Dates: July 24 – August 8, 2021

This will be the 25th year of what started as a side bet challenge amongst a small group for flying friends and has grown into an annual XC pilgrimage for many. Due to Covid restrictions, this iteration will not be the big event we had hoped for, but we want it to happen in the best possible way.

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GEAR LZ Open Under New Rules – Zero Tolerance for Violators

June 17, 2020

Fellow Pilots,

My name is Brandon Hopkins and I am a Director with the AHPA (Alberta Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association). Recently, I, in conjunction with Keith at Muller Windsports and Hugo / Scott with Golden Altitude Adventures (Tandem pilots) have been in talks with Cathy-Anne of GEAR (Golden Eco-Adventure Ranch) in Golden B.C, where we have an amazing landing field called the Muller Flight Park.

The GEAR landing zone is going to open on 20 June 2020 with NEW RULES…
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Main LZ for flights originating from Mt.7 is closed indefinitely…

The Landing Field at the base of Mt7 Golden BCCOVID 19 Update -PLEASE TAKE NOTE: The Golden Eco-Adventure Ranch (GEAR) is closed until further notice.

GEAR is the primary LZ and staging area for hang gliding and paragliding pilots launching from Mount 7. GEAR is private property. Please respect the closure. Do not land or trespass on the property under any circumstances.

If the situation changes, updates will be posted on this page as soon as they become available.

2019 – It’s All Over But The Crying…

Mt7 2019 Season Ends

Well the 2019 paragliding and hang gliding season on Mount 7 has come and gone. Snow arrived at The Lookout at the end of September this year. While there were a few warmer days in the valley through October, snow on the upper part of the access road continued to accumulate. Weather was unsettled and windy throughout the month so generally there was not much incentive to head up, even for a late season sledder.

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