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U-Turn's Everest. Photo: U-Turn

U-Turn announce the hike-and-fly Everest

  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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Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsering Sherpa tandem paraglide from the summit of Mount Everest on 21 May 2011. Photo: Babu Sunuwar

60 years of Everest: Paragliding and hang gliding on the world’s highest peak

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.

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Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa's ultimate descent from Everest by paraglider, won them the National Georgraphic 2011 Adventurers of the Year award

The Ultimate Descent Everest film released

The Everest paragliding movie Hanuman Airlines – Fly Over Everest has been released

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Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa's ultimate descent from Everest by paraglider, won them the National Georgraphic 2011 Adventurers of the Year award

Babu and Lakpa: National Geographic Adventurers of the Year

Babu and Lakpa: National Geographic Adventurers of the Year

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Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Sherpa above Everest

Vote Now: Everest paragliders up for Nat Geo award

Vote for Babu Sunuwar as National Geographic Adventurer of the Year

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Squash Falconer on Mount Everest

Video: Squash Falconer’s Everest paraglide attempt

‘One out of two isn’t bad.’ A 14-minute film of trying to paraglide on top of the world

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Babu Sunuwar on the summit of Everest at 8.50am 21 May 2011, shortly before his flight from the summit. Photo: Babu Sunuwar/Lakpa Tshering Sherpa

Babu Sunuwar flies off Everest

Tandem pair fly 20km XC from 8848m summit

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Everest Paratrekking team members: oxygen masks on

Everest Paratrekking news updates

Mike Küng and the Paratrekking team have taken to the Himalayan skies.

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Paragliding the Seven Summits 2001: An interview with Zebulon Roche and Claire Bernier

Paragliding Mount Everest: an interview with Zebulon Roche and Claire Bernier who by 2001 had flown from six of the seven continents’ highest mountains

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