Cascade Paragliding Club
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Welcome to the desktop website of the Cascade Paragliding Club in Oregon. We also have a mobile website

The Cascade Paragliding Club is dedicated to the advancement of paragliding and hang gliding in this region through the education of its members in safety and general knowledge of the sport, the development and maintenance of local flying sites and through the comradeship of fellow pilots.

Monthly Meeting:
Back Stage Bar, 3702 S.E. Hawthorne http://www.mcmenamins.com/BackStage
(503) 236-9234

Usually on the first Tuesday of the month.

Officers, Contacts, Site Laisons, Directors, Tandems, Mentors: ABOUT CPC

Website questions and suggestions: SEND

Sign-on to the CPC Google group: http://groups.google.com/group/cpcl

Header photos by these photographers:

Jeff Edes
Gabriel Evans
Steve Forslund
Travis Forsman
Nick Fulmor
Deanna Hutchinson
Jim Little
Jon Malmberg
Eric Miller
Douglas Mullin
Ancil Nance
John Olson
Pete Reagan
Steve Roti
Mark Sanzone
Todd Weigand
Dan Wells




Most recent Google Group messages
Sollie Tues after work?
vince price: After our great saturday flight cut short by cloud cover moving in below us, Im considering making a dash to Sollie right after work today... heading out around 4:30 or so, flying by 6.  Nice west wind predicted. Anyone care to tag along?  I'll be leaving from Milwaukie. -Vince
Tri cities dentist pilot
Oleg: I know a medical doctor pilot in Tri Cities.
Tri cities dentist pilot
Travis potter: I met a dentist pilot from the Tri cities in Chelan and forgot his name. Anybody know of whom I speak?
Hood River
Bill B - Corvallis: I could have tried to pick a better day, but I'm headed up to Hood River for a meeting and am going to take my wing.  Obviously conditions don't look ideal, but if a miracle occurs where the weather participates and someone else happens to be in the area, give me a call.  I should be free to fly aft
Elk Rock video
Discover Paragliding!: Just watched this video. Every minute of it. I agree with Pete, the audio needs some work, and I just encouraged him to continue finessing it. Watch the video. Imagine how a video like this could be used... Awesome effort Pete! If you haven't seen his Cliffside video, it's here: https://www.youtu
Elk Rock video
-ERiC-MiLLER-: That was an absolute pleasure to watch.  Thanks so much for sharing! Keep up the good work, ERiC On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 8:53 PM, Peter Reagan wrote: > > > > > > Here is a short video of the flight up near St Helens last week. I'm > unsatisfied with the soundtrack in several
Elk Rock video
Dave Cantrell:  Nice photo Steve. The wave clouds in the back ground are quite interesting, or are those also called roll clouds ?  Similar to the picture Mark S recently posted of a roll cloud. On Monday, July 21, 2014 9:31 PM, Steve Roti wrote: Photo of Elk Rock 20 years ago attached. I
Just a Question:
Ryan Kern: Steve is correct, it should be...  Or its some other wanker that stole my wing. :) On Monday, July 21, 2014 6:28:07 AM UTC-7, Steve Carpentier wrote: > > Should be Ryan Kern I think.
Elk Rock video
Steve Roti: Photo of Elk Rock 20 years ago attached. If I recall correctly Ancil Nance is flying a Nova Phantom and Pete Reagan is on a Pro-Design Compact. Steve On Monday, July 21, 2014 8:53:05 PM UTC-7, Peter Reagan wrote: > > > > > > > Here is a short video of the flight up near St Helens last week. I'm > un
Elk Rock video
Peter Reagan:
NW flight report
Steve Forslund:  It felt great to be back and flying in the NW. Patti and I joined Jim Wagner and other locals at Blanchard on Sunday. Light ridge lift and even lighter bubbles off the deciduous trees under cloud cover. It felt great to be able to scratch and I worked hard to try and climb but the small, half wing
Just a Question:
Steve Carpentier: Should be Ryan Kern I think.
Seattle TFR this week!
Mark G. Forbes: http://tfr.faa.gov/tfr_map_ims/html/reg/scale7/tile_9_8.html http://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_4_2637.html There's a TFR in place on Tuesday which covers Tiger Mountain and much of the Seattle metro area. No hang gliding or paragliding permitted within that zone. It looks to me like it will al
Baofeng antenna test results
Steve Forslund:  Yeah I hate a kinky whip SF On 7/21/2014 12:51 AM, gabe wrote: > Ah yes.  I always forget squelch on these.  Thanks. I would like a short rubber nub type antenna that works as well as the stocker.  Any suggestion?  I've tried the super thin whip ones HRO suggested, with good result but they are
Baofeng antenna test results
gabe: Ah yes.  I always forget squelch on these.  Thanks. I would like a short rubber nub type antenna that works as well as the stocker.  Any suggestion?  I've tried the super thin whip ones HRO suggested, with good result but they are too fragile at their base and kink easily.