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 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
(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
Plans for the weekend?
Mark Sanzone: Gustavo, If you go to Woodrat I will be there with solo and tandem gear, you can take a flight with me or use my solo gear if I am flying tandem.  Hope to see you.  Mark (5036790962) On Wednesday, August 27, 2014 4:29 PM, 'David Le' via Cascade Paragliding Club wrote:
Plans for the weekend?
Bill B - Corvallis: Gustavo - Swing through Bend on your way to Starthistle and pick up your gear. It will take you a couple extra hours but then you can fly with us! Next time don't leave it at home!  Bring your camping gear and stay with other pilots in the local campgrounds.  You are sure to also see some pilots fro
Plans for the weekend?
David Le: Hi Gustavo, the majority of the pilots will be at StarThistle but I'm sure some will be around. Hopefully they will chime in. I believe Sarge needs more volunteers so why not head down to the event even if you're not flying. It should be loads of fun and I hear but don't quote me but there are 2 new
Plans for the weekend?
Gustavo: Hi folksI'm in Hillsboro this and next ww due to work and was wondering if everybody is heading south for the StarThistle Fly in, which I can volunteer to help, or if some people is staying/flying local (I have a P4 and also fly PPG), I lived here back on 2009 so I'm familiar with some of the sites
Starthistle Spaghetti feed
sargeomatic: If there are any last minute volunteers to help the Club put on the Spaghetti feed,  I'll be at the Rat Race HQ Saturday afternoon.  Stop on over and we'll gladly use your help.  You can also get ahold of me via cell phone 503-939-8366 if you need directions on how to get to the Rat Race HQ. Thanks!
Xan Harwood-Karlik: See you all down there.  Xan On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, Bill Briskey wrote: I'm headed down early Friday so I can fly mid-day and glass.  I'll be staying in a hotel in Medford with family but will be traveling down and back solo.  If anyone wants to share the travel, let me
Nick Fulmor: Hey bill. This is nick. Mind if I hitch a ride ?
Bill B - Corvallis: I'm headed down early Friday so I can fly mid-day and glass.  I'll be staying in a hotel in Medford with family but will be traveling down and back solo.  If anyone wants to share the travel, let me know.  I can get you to where you are staying and pick you up on the way back Monday. Bill B
Dog Mt Gorge hike fly Great expectations
Steve Forslund:  Jon Malmberg and Jay Gordon joined me for some character development Saturday hiking Dog Mt on a warm day. Sitting on top with the wind over the back and cross with a great sky and high cloud base was torture. The short duration  thermal cycles mixed in with little dusties( no doubt helped by wind
Dog Mt Gorge hike fly
Jon Malmberg: Steve, I hate that hike, but it was a different adventure and I got to fly Dog Mountain for the first time.  So, all in all... a good day! Jon
Starthistle History
jimyb: Aug 23Dave Palmer Star Thistle History In the first 36 years the RVHPA Star Thistle Fly-In was held on Memorial Weekend.   This year and last we moved the Fly-In to later in the year to accommodate the requirements our primary LZ.  And that's okay.  In fact, folks may not know it, but the fir
John Kraske: His name is Dexter...i forget his ducks name Sent from my Sprint phone. ------ Original message------ From: 'Alex Hintz' via Cascade Paragliding Club Date: Sun, 8/24/2014 6:14 PM To:; Subject:CPC: Maui There's a club there and they fly regularly, mostly Haleakal
Flying The Next 2 Days
Mike Haberstock: Hi all, I have the next 2 days off for flying.  Anybody interested or headed out anywhere?  I might hit Lookout area tomorrow or if motivated might even head to Pine Mountain for a day or 2.  Any interest? Cheers, Mike Haberstock
CB: Hi call DEX at 808 874 5433. Dodie and I will be there on 9-20. We may take our gear.  Flying off the top is very cool. DONT do it alone, go with locals. Ill be sailing at Kanaha for sure. You can call me for more info or to hook up on the island. aloha CB 503 806 1525 On Sunday, August 24, 2014 9:1
flyhintz: There's a club there and they fly regularly, mostly Haleakala.  Look in the back of the USHPA magazine or website for a contact. I want to say the main guy is Derrick and he used to fly with a duck. Alex Sent from my iPad