The 2022 Dragon Hike and Fly took place in the Black Mountains of Wales over the weekend of 21-22 May. The event had a new base at Cwmffryd Campsite near Crickhowell. 35 athletes started the race, with 22 in goal, a record for the event. The 57km task was won in under 9 hours by [...]
Paragliding : isn't it the best ski lift ever ? And with a little help from the BipBip+ to enjoy the view from above 🤩 👏 Antoine Boisselier and Guillaume Broust for another classic combo in the French Alps !
As a gift this month, to start the year off right, Cross Country magazine is offering all its subscribers a 100-page supplement: the Adventure Guide 2022 ! In these pages, you will find stories of great odysseys and micro-adventures from the other side of the world or just a stone's throw from home, but always [...]
The first Hike and Fly competition of Espirito Santo - Brazil, took place from 5th to 7th of November 2021. Lucas Porto and Micheli Sossai, organizers of the event took their chances believing in a format never done in Brazil. They opted for tasks more technical, longer, and Race to Goal inspired. The first morning [...]
🎬 Movie night Antoine Boisselier's latest film is out and it's a real gem! In "I would land in your backyard! 3", Antoine takes us on a vol bivouac adventure to meet the Pyreneans. 🦅 On the programme: magnificent landscapes, generosity, hassle, and of course nice thermals that give you the smile! 🌞 Hop on [...]
🌤 By flying with the BipBip PRO of course ! 🦅 Let yourself be carried away by Luca Goudon's 55th paragliding flight (his first flight with a variometer), and live this emotional moment with him. 💥 You will hear the reactivity of the BipBip PRO in action, and especially the "sweep tone" feature which gives [...]
New Zealand first Hike & Fly competition Wanaka Hike & Fly took place last weekend March 13-14 2021. Inspired by the European hike & fly events and by NZ Southern Alps, which seem to be made for hike & fly, with low tree line, and not many roads, Kinga Masztalerz (Red-Bull X-Alps athlete) envisioned this [...]
We wrote a complete article on that subject, explaining how audio variometers work, and how to set up your audio profile according to your needs with the Vario Tone Editor, a vario simulator. In order to be at your best when paragliding starts again, why not play with the Vario Tone Editor and set up [...]
Last September, Marcus King, associate editor of Cross Country Magazine, took part in the Ferrovi'AIR : a one of a kind hike&fly... and train race ! His tracks, both in the air and on the ground, were recorded by leGPSBip+, and his electronics were powered by leSolarPad. That's what it's like to fly with the [...]
Congratulations to Laurent Monneron for this beautiful 227,5km xc flight ! He flew for more than 9 hours and thanks to his backup leGPSBip, he can now share his flight with us ! 👏💪 See the track of his flight on XContest.