In Issue 138…

Cross Country Magazine Issue 138

Everest

Ultimate Descent Everest

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

K2

Killer Beauty K2

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

8-0-0-0-m

8-0-0-0-m

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.

PLUS

  • 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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