Cascade Paragliding Club

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 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
(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:

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
Salem Soaring forecast looks great
keita sakon: so do people post up here when they go to Peterson?  I'm relatively close as I'm in Salem but I'm new to the area so I'd like someone who is familiar with the site to show me around.  Any good contacts for Peterson on this board?
Stan Roberts 163 mile flight 4-21-2014
keita sakon: I bet he could have done if it weren't for the no fly zone of Nellis AFB Bombing range and have to go West and run into headwind along I-95 NW of Vegas.
Sharing some cautious thoughts...
Discover Paragliding!: Not sure how many of you yet know, but there was a serious speed flying accident at the point on Sunday. The pilot was hospitalized and in very critical condition with severe head and bodily injuries. Unfortunately he succumbed to those injuries today. Tragic, in every sense. :-( Spring turbulence
Need some help...
Discover Paragliding!: Anyone living/working out in the Clackamas  area that could pick up the t-shirts for the Oceanside event? Bonus points if you are going to Fred's show tomorrow evening. We could just pick them up from you then. We'll be heading into town tomorrow, but didn't realize the print shop closes at 3:30. G
TaklaMakan Desert Project
Steve Forslund: Alex Hofer and Maurizio Romano plan to go long in China.
Oceanside Open
Mark Sanzone: I see several more pilots registered online, thanks. The website has been updated with those pilots and new tabs added with competition info and the 2013 results. Home Home The Oceanside Open will be held April 26 and 27 2014.  Click here to Register.  If you just need a guest pass, those are also
Tandem flight for tomorrow?
Doug P: Hi Dave!!!!  It is SO ugly right now... bummer for my guy retiring... he is from Phoenix and was hoping to get him a tandem :(  Kimi is coming tonight... we are heading to Oceanside Friday morning.  See you down there!! Sent via the Samsung GALAXY S®4, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone -------- Original
Tandem flight for tomorrow?
Dave Cantrell: Doug, welcome back from the East Coast. The current forecasts are so volatile right now. Could be because of the jetstream pushing through until Saturday, causing post/pre-frontal conditions. For example, currently the soaring potential looks really good for Friday at Oceanside. But by this aftern
Stan Roberts 163 mile flight 4-21-2014
Steve Forslund: Stan Roberts 163 mile flight 4-21-2014, he flys an Atos VR QT Doarama view, sorry for my name attached to icon when you load a flight it attaches your name. Steve Forslund Read more:http://www.hanggl
Tandem flight for tomorrow?
Doug P: I was hoping to do a tandem flight for someone who is retiring this week... he is up here from Phoenix and I was trying with Kelly today, but obviously the weather did not work for us today.  Tomorrow does not look a lot better either!!!  Kelly is unable due to his work.  BUT, just thought I would a
Oceanside Open Update
Oleg: Not seeing any precipitation on Sunday. It's actually looking great. I wish it stays like that. Sunday at 2 pm
Oceanside Open Update
Mark Sanzone: OK we are close enough now to watch the weather forecasts.  The good news is wind direction supports flying Oceanside all weekend. The bad news is we will be dodging showers Sat and Sun.  Right now Friday evening looks the best. Of course these are forecasts and they will change.  As you should all
Expanded Coverage Area
Dave Cantrell: For those that are a member of Life Flight Network (LFN), they have expanded their area of coverage, now into Montana.  See link below. Also, the link provides a list of the reciprocal partners. Dave c. ----- Forwarded Message ----- From: Life Flight Network To: daveca...@ya
Cinch bags for fly-in ad
John Kraske: I will have a limited supply of APCO quick pack cinch bags for sale at the fly in this weekend...two types; light weight and heavy duty. These make packing up your wing and harness for transport from lz to launch quick and easy and will help simplify shuttling. Sent from my Sprint phone. ---
Chehalem today
Nick Blizzard: 4 of us got to fly including my first flight post surgery.  I probably logged a total of 10 min over two flights but it was still great to get out and get in the air before the rain hit.