Paragliding & Hang Gliding in Golden BC Canada

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Getting Stoked & Smoked in Golden…

Pilot paraglides over Rockies

The photo above was captured by Jeremy Fletcher as he completed a flight from Golden to Invermere, setting a personal best XC distance of some 110km. Jeremy, a Canadian who has been living in New Zealand for the past couple of years came to Golden in mid-July because he had heard that “big-distance” was possible here. On his very first attempt at XC from Mount 7, he achieved his goal of 100+ kilometers to Invermere. On this flight he also set a personal best for altitude gain. Continue reading

2018 Season on Mt7 is Good to Go!

Overlooking Golden BC from the Lookout on Mt7

Despite the huge amount of snow this past winter, the Lookout Launch on Mt. 7 was completely vehicle accessible on May 20th this year. Just a week prior, the road was blocked with snow at the 11km mark. Having gone up the mountain on the evening of May 20th with the intent to fly out of the 9k launch, I was surprised to find that the road was in excellent shape right to the Lookout.
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2016 Season

Mount 7 Summit Golden BCPeter Bowle-Evans Drive (the access road to The Lookout on Mount 7) is open. The launch is accessible by vehicle and flying can commence as soon as the “Maysoons” subside. So far the May 21st long weekend has been it’s usual cold, damp and cloudy self.