“I never knew my instrument could register above 17,000ft.”
When Peter Fay from Paraglide Maui in Hawaii was forced to temporarily close his business earlier this year he used the time wisely – and headed to Tanzania to hike-and-fly from Kilimanjaro with Pierre Carter and the Paraglide Kilimanjaro team.
“It’s the longest free-flight descent in the world!” he says. He edited this five-minute trip video just for us. It’s good!
Paraglide Kilimanjaro are offering a US$1,000 reduction for their October 2016 expedition to hike and paraglide from 5,895m Uhuru Peak. Not to be confused with the much larger ‘Wings of Kilimanjaro’ trips (remember the planned 100-pilot fly-down?), Paraglide Kilimanjaro run low-impact expeditions with much smaller groups of pilots, led by professional mountain and paragliding guides. The paragliding guide will advise on weather […]
The Wings of Kilimanjaro 2015 expedition finished with a successful flight from Uhuru Peak on the morning of 29 September 2015. Founder Adrian McRae, along with Hans Åberg and Dirk Stephan, realised the dream of launching from the roof of Africa, in what this year was a reconnaisance trip ahead of a larger fundraising event in 2016. Wings of […]