Learn how to fly the best hang gliding and paragliding sites in the world – from the Tour du Lac in Annecy to the Bingara Run in Manilla, Australia
Step-by-step instructions on how to fly 20 of the best cross country sites in the world
Thermal-by-thermal route maps
World class photography
Edited by Bob Drury, Himalayan paragliding pioneer and Cross Country magazine editor 2005-2010
'Our XC bible' says photographer Jerome Maupoint
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Learn how to:
Fly the Tour du Lac at Annecy, France
Fly Piedrahita's famous convergence
Fly the Dolomites and topland Marmolada
Fly the Green Wall route in Nepal
Fly the classic 100km Bingara Run in Manilla, Australia
Fly the Indian Himalayas, from Billing to Dharamsala and back
Fly Porterville, South Africa
Go XC from Governador Valadares, Brazil
Fly Sun Valley, Idaho
Go 100km in Golden, Canada
Fly Salt Lake City, USA
Fly the Alps in Austria's famous Zillertal Valley
Fly awesome triangles in Fiesch, Switzerland
Fly 100km from Chabre, Laragne in the southern French Alps
Go XC in St Andre, France
Fly the classics at Lake Elsinore, California
Go XC from Vaga, Norway
Fly 100km in the flatlands of England
Get to grips with the complexity of Snowdonia, Wales
Example layout: Grand Tour du Lac, Annecy
Coffee-table book (dimensions: 30 x 3 x 25 cm)
Also available for the Kindle
Glorious photo spreads, spacious layout and an
intoxicating blend of story and route info make this book a winner ... it feels like you are
consulting some grand tome of guarded knowledge, like a religious text ... Inspiring stuff.
Greg Hamerton, writer and pilot
It simply gives you the shivers ... we have been waiting a long time for this masterpiece about cross country flying. Now we have our XC bible.
Jerome Maupoint, photographer
Beautiful and inspiring.
Davis Straub, Oz Report
This is the book I have been waiting 25 years to read. Sensational photographs. Clear maps and topos. Stacks of great writing by pioneering pilots, and those who know the routes best.
John Silvester, Himalayan adventure pilot
Really impressed, nicely done and presented. Loads of useful information and hours of good reading.
Wayne Wilson, pilot
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