Paragliding & Hang Gliding in Golden BC Canada

Western Canada

2023 mid-summer flying turned out better than expected.

Paragliding over Columbia Valley

Though British Columbia experienced a record breaking wildfire season, the Golden area fared much better than most areas of the province as far as bad air quality and dense smoke were concerned. Some exceptional flights were had especially during the Willi-XC competition which ran for 9 days starting July 27th.

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The Annual Willi XC Challenge Starts Tomorrow

Fly Golden

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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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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