U-Turn have announced their latest hike-and-fly glider. The Everest is a lightweight paraglider aimed at experienced hike-and-fly pilots, climbers and mountaineers. The philosophy behind the wing is to make a glider that is light and durable – but also offers performance. “No one profits when the wing is a super light,” said Ernst Strobl, chief […]
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As the world celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest, Cross Country magazine editor Ed Ewing takes a look at the history of free flight on the highest mountain in the world.
The Everest paragliding movie Hanuman Airlines – Fly Over Everest has been released
Babu and Lakpa: National Geographic Adventurers of the Year
Vote for Babu Sunuwar as National Geographic Adventurer of the Year
‘One out of two isn’t bad.’ A 14-minute film of trying to paraglide on top of the world
Mike Küng and the Paratrekking team have taken to the Himalayan skies.
Paragliding Mount Everest: an interview with Zebulon Roche and Claire Bernier who by 2001 had flown from six of the seven continents’ highest mountains