A close up of the launch site on the northern flank of Everest, just below the summit

A close up of the launch site on the northern flank of Everest, just below the summit

A close up of the launch site on the northern flank of Everest, just below the summit

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Travel Guide: Suggestions

Guide to Pokhara, Nepal

Guide to Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara is a must on any serious pilot’s world tour – fly warm winter thermals against the backdrop of the snow-clad Himalaya Read >>

Guide to Andalucia, Spain

Guide to Andalucia, Spain

Andalucia in southern Spain is flyable all year round. Come and enjoy sunshine and thermals when the rest of Europe is still in winter Read >>

Guide to Krusevo, Macedonia

Guide to Krusevo, Macedonia

Well known by competition pilots, Kruševo offers a mix of mountain and flatland cross-country flying and nice strong but safe conditions Read >>