Cascade Paragliding Club
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Saddle Mountain, Coast Range

This is not a site guide, exactly. If you want to fly here you have to be good at figuring out your glide, be able to scout a landing zone ahead of time, and be prepared for long hikes, tree landings, etc. You are pretty much on your own.

Launch is from the center point and LZ is the nearest clearcut that you can scout ahead of time. This is the southeast side. Get a good map before going here. Summit is 3257', launch near 2900', and LZ near 1200'.

People who have flown here: Reed Gleason, John Benedict, Ancil Nance

Link to PDF of original flight report

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John Benedict, 1997 flight from middle lump launch area. West peak is in the background.

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Looking down on the parking lot on the way to the west clearcut LZ

 

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Looking back at Saddle Mt. from west clearcut LZ

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Heading toward east clearcut LZ

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Looking back at Saddle Mt. from east clearcut LZ

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Enroute to west LZ

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Enroute to west LZ

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Reed Gleason setting up over west clearcut LZ

 

Reviewed on July 2014