Cascade Paragliding Club
paragliding

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.

FAA Temporary Flight Restrictions: Oregon TFRs

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
today
dave_blizzard: Yep.  But I'm going to check out Chehalem about 12:30.  Winds at top of lift look reasonable and 200-300 fpm of updraft potential looks doable.  Its just that the top of usable lift looks like its only about 2000 ft.  But, like some wise person said long ago, if ya don't go, ya don't know. On Sunda
today
Steve Forslund: could be a bit gusty today
Peterson butte early?
jeff (JJ) johnson: Anyone up for PB early?
Conditions of Club and List.
Discover Paragliding!: Dave, All good. I'm going a bit stir crazy too. Didn't get a chance to join Sol today at Area B, unfortunately. Hopefully the forecast for tomorrow holds and we can get in at least a little soaring. Brad See you up there, Brad and Maren Your 'Couple' of Instructors http://www.DiscoverParagliding.com 5
Area B?
Solomon Reisberg: Area B ended up working well today, albeit only for a brief window in the afternoon before the rain resumed. Super buoyant air made the soaring really fun while it lasted though. Sol
End of the day
Dan Wells: At least Forslund got to fly today…I only got to watch FSU beat Boston College with a last second field goal.   From: Bill Briskey [mailto:bill.b...@gmail.com] Sent: Saturday, November 22, 2014 5:09 PM To: pdx...@gmail.com Cc: Steve Forslund; CPC Paragliding Portland Subject: Re: CPC: RE: End of t
Conditions of Club and List.
Bill B - Corvallis: I think occasional announcements are just fine to introduce the topic and then take it off line.  I get all my initial news from the list because I don't have time to look elsewhere.  I would expect all of our local instructors to post occasionally.  If the club has to define "occasionally" because
Conditions of Club and List.
dave_blizzard: Agreed.  I opened my concertina bag to make sure the gremlins hadn't taken my pretty new wing and that made somehow better.  Sorry Brad, probably temporary insanity caused by a lack of flying. On Saturday, November 22, 2014 5:19:02 PM UTC-8, Steve Forslund wrote: I think we all need to chill out an
Conditions of Club and List.
Reed Gleason: Heh.  No, Dave was in a bad mood.  Commercial messages are fine as long as they are about paragliding.  We want to know that stuff. If we start getting ten Tupperware ads per day we’ll worry about it.   From: cp...@googlegroups.com [mailto:cp...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Discover Paragliding
Conditions of Club and List.
Steve Forslund: I think we all need to chill out and fly more and that was what Brad was trying to help with. I think it is a good idea and easy to add comm  to start the subject line when selling gear, trips, instruction etc.  SF Sent on the new Sprint Network ----- Reply message ----- From: "Discover Paragliding!
Conditions of Club and List.
Discover Paragliding!: It was my understanding that occasional advertisement was OK. Quite honestly it didn't occur to me that sharing that we are going might offend some or event that it was advertisement. So to those few people I apologize. It might be a good thing to clarify these sorts of details on the club newslett
End of the day
Bill B - Corvallis: Lol On Nov 22, 2014 4:50 PM, "Dan Wells" wrote: Nice picture…even at a lower res. Byte saver J   From: cp...@googlegroups.com [mailto:cp...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of skf...@effectnet.com Sent: Saturday, November 22, 2014 4:45 PM To: cp...@googlegroups.com Subject: CPC: En
End of the day
Dan Wells: Nice picture…even at a lower res. Byte saver J   From: cp...@googlegroups.com [mailto:cp...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of skf...@effectnet.com Sent: Saturday, November 22, 2014 4:45 PM To: cp...@googlegroups.com Subject: CPC: End of the day     Sent on the new Sprint Network -- You recei
End of the day
Steve Forslund: Lol, yeah and now it us pouring bucketsThe cloud inshore grew out to the beach SF Sent on the new Sprint Network ----- Reply message ----- From: "Peter Reagan" To: Subject: CPC: End of the day Date: Sat, Nov 22, 2014 4:46 PM I take it the sun went down?  (
End of the day
Steve Forslund: Sent on the new Sprint Network