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.

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:

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
note from Brazil
steed: It is the middle of the Brazil nationals / pre-PWC.  Yesterday gave us some of the best cloud conditions I've ever flown.  We averaged over 40 kph around a 100K course that included an upwind leg. Mike
Pine Mountain Fly-In T-Shirts
Jamie Kulju: Hi All,  Sorry we ran out of shirts! I will place an order for more if there's enough interest. Please add your name and info to the google spreadsheet if you would like one. Shirts are $20.00 each. Local pick-up is preferred, but we'll send it to you for an extra $5.00/shirt.
Vario found at Pine
Mark Sanzone: I have it.  If you lost one contact me to ID it. Mark 
Mt. Howard Fly-In
Stan Mordensky: I am thinking about going the Mt. Howard Fly-in, but it is a LONG way from Corvallis. I was wondering if anyone is also thinking of going and leaving Thursday evening to return Sunday evening. From what I understand Friday is looking to be the best fly day. I am happy to drive through the night, wil
Mt. Howard?
Todd Weigand: We have received the final confirmation that the TFR will be removed tonight.   A few pilots will be arriving on friday and staying through the weekend.  A few others will be arriving saturday or sunday and staying through tuesday.  For more info and event details please see the Facebook link: https
{RVHPA} Pine Mountain wrap-up
Kevin Lee/ Thermal Tracker Paragliding: Thank you Steve and all the hardworking folks who helped make the fly-in happen once again!  You all know who you are.  And thanks to Frankie for opening her beautiful property up to so many people! We had a blast.  It was also nice to see all the familiar faces, as well as meet some of the new one
Baldy Butte Fly In....who's going?
David Le: Welcome to the 2014 Baldy Butte - David Norwood Memorial Fly InSeptember 26, 27 and 28! Where is Baldy Butte? Baldy Butte is just 1 hour and 40 minutes east of Issaquah. Follow I-90 east to Ellensburg, then south on WA-821 for about 20 minutes to the campground on the Yakima river at the foot of Bal
Pine Mountain wrap-up
Steve Roti: Thanks to all the Rogue Valley Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association, Cascade Paragliding Club, and Northwest Paragliding Club pilots who traveled to Pine Mountain and flew with us for three days and made the event a success. We don't have an exact head count, but based on the sign-in sheets and th
New to the area
Luke: It was great meeting you at Pine and welcome to the club!  We all look forward to flying with in the future!  Most likely you will see posts here if flying looks good on the weekends but if noone posts, and you are itching to fly, throw out a post yourself and you will most likely get follower or fe
New to the area
Luke Waninger: Hello everyone, I just moved to the Portland a little over a month ago and am excited to be flying the area over the next several years. I've been flying a little less than a year so I'm not all that experienced but I try to be as active and fly as much as I can. I met a lot of ya’ll this weekend at
Oregon State Parks and Recreation officially acquires coast property in Tillamook County (Photo)
keita sakon: Is this a good thing for us?  
Mt. Howard?
Todd Weigand: I just got back to Joseph after a busy season in Canada.  I received some recent info from the Incident Commander on the West fork wallowa river fire.  They have pulled everyone off the fire except for a small local ground crew that will be monitoring the hot spots.  The new IC will be doing a revis
Oregon State Parks and Recreation officially acquires coast property in Tillamook County (Photo)
Mark Sanzone: On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 2:00 PM, Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept. wrote: OREGON STATE PARKS AND RECREATION OFFICIALLY ACQUIRES COAST PROPERTY IN TILLAMOOK COUNTY (PHOTO) News Release from Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept. Posted on FlashAlert: September 16th, 2014
Pine Mountain Fly In Flight Report.
David Le: I had 4 nice flights at Pine. Thanks to the crew at DAR for putting on a great event. I’m hooked for life. Arrived Friday morning and hitched a ride up with Dan Wells. Jim Baldo and his wife Gale were already there with 3 other pilots. Winds were consistent at 5 mph out of the NW and launched to
Air show video
Dan Wells: A little off topic but some great flying video of the Cameron Airshow.  The OTHER kind of flying. Dan Wells 503 804-1077