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Nervures Swoop XP

Nervures Swoop XP mountain wing

The Swoop XP is the new mountain wing from Nervures, who say it’s “ultra light, ultra strong and ultra efficient.”

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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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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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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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High above Aguergour: the plains to the right offer a remote and committing XC route to the main Atlas range. Photo: Jérôme Maupoint

Guide to Aguergour and Ait Ourir, Morocco

Aguergour in Morocco is an affordable winter retreat for weatherbeaten European free fliers

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360, India. Photo: John Coutts

Himalayan Getaways: 360, India

If the heli-paragliding of Chamunda doesn’t grab you but you’d still like to escape the crowds on take-off at Bir/Billing then head east to 360

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