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UP Guru competition wing in production

UP have announced that their all-out competition paraglider, the Guru, is CCC certified and in production

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Carstenz Pyramid landing photo

Pierre Carter and Nico Hickley fly Carstensz Pyramid

Pierre Carter and Nico Hickley flew from Carstensz Pyramid on 11 December 2018, and are thought to be the first paraglider pilots to have done so

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Niviuk Qubik

Qubik: intermediate PPG wing from Niviuk

The Qubik is Niviuk’s new PPG wing for intermediate-level pilots

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Latest issue

Cross Country 196 (Dec 2018 / Jan 2019)

Perfect the basics, analyse last season’s highlights and spend some time planning your next big adventure. This issue is all about keeping you inspired

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Paragliding in Tajikistan

Watch: Magikistan – Paragliding in Tajikistan

Flying into the heart of Tajikistan with Women’s Acro World Champion Christina Kolb and Alain Lehoux

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Cross Country Magazine Photo of the Year 2018. By Majo Krissak, Sweden

Cross Country 196: Dec 2018 / Jan 2019

Perfect the basics, analyse your season’s highlights and spend some time planning your next big adventure. This issue is all about keeping you inspired

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Skywalk Arak Review

First Look: Skywalk Arak (EN B) review

With two days getting to know the Arak in perfect conditions, we had a 3,000m base and up to 4 m/s thermals

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The Travel Guide

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Looking north along the main Porterville ridge. Photo: Greg Hammerton

Guide to Porterville and Wilderness, South Africa

Porterville is a theatre of XC dreams, with mountain and beach flying and African sunshine

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Guayaquil, Ecuador

Goal Fever: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Guayaquil, Ecuador, is surprisingly well-served by international flights for tourists travelling to the famous Galapagos Islands

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The stunning fishtail of Machaphuchare (6,993 m) dominates flying in Pokhara. Photo: Peter Wolf

Guide to Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara is a must on any serious pilot’s world tour – fly warm winter thermals against the backdrop of the snow-clad Himalaya

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