Epic adventure by tandem paraglider in Nepal in From Nowhere to the Middle of Nowhere
‘From Nowhere to the Middle of Nowhere’, the classic adventure movie by John Silvester and Alun Hughes, has had a makeover and been re-released in DVD format. Previously only available on VHS, the award-winning movie follows the two on a daring and groundbreaking tandem vol bivouac journey across the Himalayas of west Nepal. Shot and released in 1999, the film soon gained cult status by all that saw it. If you’re not one of them, wait no longer, order a copy today and enjoy one of the most exciting paragliding films ever made. Available through XCshop.com.
The Nepal Paragliding Open 2017 took place 1-5 November in Sirkot, Nepal a three- hour drive southwest of Pokhara. This was the first Nepalese-organised competition to take place, and was billed as the national team selection event. The competition was organised by Babu Sunwar, who famously flew a paraglider from the summit of Everest in 2011, […]
Stefan Bocks and Sebastian Huber have set off on a 1,700km vol-biv from Leh in India to Pokhara, Nepal. Starting on the north side of the Himalaya they will cross through the highest mountain range on Earth passing near the famous Rohtang Pass and Manali. The pair will then traverse the range through the remote […]
“Sitting in my tent at 6,000m, all I could think about was flying. I think its distraction actually helped me sleep at night as avalanches ripped past our tent.” We all have that moment when free flight enters the realm of the sublime. For Cody Tuttle, it happened above the pristine peaks of Nepal – […]