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X-Alps 2019 by Felix Woelk

Cross Country 199: May 2019

Spring is in the air – at least in the northern hemisphere – cloudbase is within reach and the big flights are rolling in. So what are you waiting for? This issue is packed with inspiration

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Sky Apollo 2

Apollo 2: new high EN-B from Sky Paragliders

The Apollo 2 is Sky’s new high-performance, high-B cross-country wing. They say it offers “sporty spirit and comfortable, safe flying”

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Gin Gingo Airlite 4 1250

Gin release Gingo Airlite 4 harness

The Gingo Airlite 4 from Gin is a lightweight harness with an airbag, for beginners and leisure pilots

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Latest issue

Cross Country 199 (May 2019)

Coudbase is within reach and the big flights are rolling in. So what are you waiting for?

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Apco Hybrid paraglider review

Apco Hybrid (EN B) Review

The Apco Hybrid is a unique paraglider – with a double-surface section at the front and a single-surface section at the rear

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Ben Jordan and The Endless Chain

Ben Jordan and The Endless Chain

Ben Jordan tells his incredible story of his 1,200km, 52 day journey through the Canadian Rockies, on foot and by paraglider

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Russ, Charles and Luca on the Superfinal 2009 podium. Photo: Martin Scheel

PWC Superfinal 2009: Meet the winners

Archive: A mere 10 points separated 2009 Paragliding World Cup Superfinal winner France’s Charles Cazaux and second placed Brit Russell Ogden

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The Travel Guide

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March / April
Chamunda, India. Photo: Ed Ewing

Himalayan Getaways: Chamunda, India

Chamunda Devi temple sits at 2,800m in the mountains about 30km west of the famous paragliding site of Bir and 400m higher than that take-off

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Canigou, Pyrenees

Pyrenean Adventure 7: Canigou

Canigou is the sting in the X-Pyr tail: a large mountain with no easy access

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Guide to Bir, India

Bir is a Tibetan colony in northern India. Come here pre- or post-monsoon and fly the front ridge of the mighty Himalayas – or back into the big peaks

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