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Chrigel Maurer wins Red Bull X-Alps 2019

Red Bull X-Alps 2019: Chrigel wins again!

Chrigel Maurer has won the Red Bull X-Alps for an incredible sixth consecutive time, finishing in nine days and three hours

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Kinga Masztalerz Red Bull X-Alps 2019

Red Bull X-Alps 2019: Race at the back

All the excitement was at the back of the pack on Monday night, as Kinga Masztalerz and Chikyong Ha raced each other to escape the axeman

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Nova Mentor 6 Light

Nova Mentor 6 Light: EN-B performance

“Less weight, zero limits”, is how Nova describe the Mentor 6 Light, the lightweight version of their high-performance EN-B paraglider

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Latest issue

Cross Country 201 (July 2019)

Go with the flow… Whether you’re heading XC in the high Alps or staying low and local, here’s what’s in the latest issue

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Advance Lightness 3 review

Advance Lightness 3 Review

How do you improve on a classic? And does the windshield really work? Hugh Miller tries out the latest incarnation of Advance’s Lightness light weight pod harness.

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Paragliding Tour du Mont Blanc. Photo: Stephan Morgenthaler

Cross Country 201: July 2019

Cross Country 201 captures the spirit of summer. Whether you are heading XC in the high Alps or staying low and local, here’s what’s in the latest issue…

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Ozone XX-Lite 2 review

Ozone XXLite 2 Review

At just 1,300g the Ozone XXlite 2 is almost lighter than your water bottle. Marcus King goes hike-and-fly

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Interlaken: easy access to stunning high mountain terrain, and the world famous Eiger. No wonder the Swiss are so good! Photo: photo: Markus Zimmermann

Guide to Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken is a great place for adventure and mountain sports of all kinds. Come and soar the north face of the Eiger and enjoy the Swiss chocolate-box scenery

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Paragliding in Tehran. Photo: Erfan Kouchari

City Slickers: Tehran

Iran’s capital Tehran has an active population of paraglider pilots, with flying sites in the hills surrounding the city

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The site overlooks the Los Angeles basin, home to 20 million people. Photos: Jonathan Dietch

Guide to Marshall, USA

Marshall Peak is in the San Bernardino Mountains on the edge of the Mojave desert. It’s one of the USA’s most reliable mountain thermalling sites

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