In Issue 138…

Cross Country Magazine Issue 138


Ultimate Descent Everest

It’s the ultimate hike-and-fly. Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Sherpa share their story


Killer Beauty K2

Breaking new ground on a 280km vol-bivouac through the Karakoram



Three pilots go altitude-chasing in the mountains of Pakistan

Olympic Spirit

Olympic Spirit - Olympio Faissol

Flatland expert Olympio Faissol lets us in on Brasilia’s secrets

Between the Sheets

Cross Country Magazine Reviews

Air Design’s Pure (EN D), Aircross’s U Cross (EN C) and the Niviuk Peak 2 (EN D) get the once-over by our test team. Plus we test Icaro’s Energy Cross harness.


  • Jerome Maupoint’s new book, Stolen Moments 2, in the Gallery
  • All the news from the Coupe Icare
  • Valic Brothers facts versus rumourmill: They’re forming a new company
  • Hike and Fly Mont Blanc
  • High altitude flying in the XC Files
  • Where to find thermalling sites in the northern winter

and all the latest news, views and reviews from the world of free flying.

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4 Responses to “In Issue 138…”

  1. Dr RK Singh
    December 3, 2011 at 5:01 pm #

    Hi there !!
    Gud effort. Will love to read the issues on regular basis.

  2. Dr RK Singh
    December 3, 2011 at 5:08 pm #

    Hi there,
    I am happy to read the contents of the magzine. I wud love to read your magzine on regular basis. Please subscribe my name for sending the issues regularly.
    Dr RK Singh

  3. Peter
    December 4, 2011 at 9:27 am #


    I cant wait please sign me up!

  4. Mary-Louise
    December 5, 2011 at 7:37 pm #

    Wow! great read, as no print magazines in Cape Town. looking forward to reading more. Thank you.

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