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
One week!
Mark Sanzone: Until the Oceanside Open  Spread the word....
Steve Forslund: I know how to land a woman but I'm not good at launching one. SF Sent from my HTC EVO 4G LTE exclusively from Sprint ----- Reply message ----- From: "CB" To: Subject: CPC: OCEAN SIDE OPEN Date: Sat, Apr 19, 2014 2:52 PM I’m proud to announce that I will
Not quite off topic - Advertisement
John Kraske: Not quite off topic - advertisement:  Just letting everyone know that I will have the Triple 7 Rook in size medium and the Triple 7  15 meter Skewer mini-wing at the Fly-In for anyone who would like to demo them.  The technical data on these can be reviewed at and the retail price
John Kraske: Very Nice…. Sent from Windows Mail From: CB Sent: ‎Saturday‎, ‎April‎ ‎19‎, ‎2014 ‎12‎:‎52‎ ‎PM To: CPC Groups
CB: I’m proud to announce that I will be sponsoring the Ocean Side Open Spot Landing Contest again at Oceanside, Or. Next weekend April 26th & 27th. This year’s categories for the spot landing will be Hang Gliders (1-5), Para Gliders (1-5), Tandem (1st), and Women (1-3). Hope fully……. you can get some
The Noble Spirit Documtary Film private screening Thursday, April 24 - additional space available
David Le: Hi Brad, What time does it start? Couldn't find the info on their website. Theatre is just around the corner from my work... David Le
Steve Forslund: Do I need a winch? SF Sent from my HTC EVO 4G LTE exclusively from Sprint
sollie report
Dave Cantrell: In summary, we started launching about 2:30pm into thermal cycles coming straight up. Cycles were smooth and long, enough to easily kite the glider and launch when you wanted to. Mark and I pretty much flew together most of 1.5 to 2 hrs.  I got to 340ft. We flew NW along the ridge past Kilches, ho
Parawaiting at Sollie.
Dave Cantrell: That is a scary picture. Now I see why some of the general public carry guns when they come up there. DC (anonymous)
sollie report
Luke: We arrived at launch at around 12:30pm to find winds over the back.  There were a few short cycles  straight uphill and some more cross cycles but the launchable cycles where not terribly inviting.  After a lot of waiting and solving some of the worlds problems Dave C coaxed himself (with our help)
Dave N: Sorry... testing Google.                                               
Salem Soaring forecast looks great
keita sakon: So...when soaring forecast looks good in salem where do people go fly?  
Parawaiting at Sollie.
matt keegan: I'm at the Sollie LZ. Wind is blowing down the mountain. Matt 503-929-5623 > On Apr 18, 2014, at 12:55 PM, Mark Sanzone wrote: > > > > > > > Sent from my iPhone > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Cascade Paragliding Cl
Parawaiting at Sollie.
Steve Forslund: Launch Sent from my HTC EVO 4G LTE exclusively from Sprint ----- Reply message ----- From: "Mark Sanzone" To: "Cascade Paragliding Club" Subject: CPC: Parawaiting at Sollie. Date: Fri, Apr 18, 2014 2:55 PM Sent from my iPhone
Parawaiting at Sollie.
Mark Sanzone: