Welcome

 

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.

The primary radio frequency used at local sites is 151.925.  Pilots may be operating on other frequencies also.  Please have a radio and ask what frequency those pilots present are using!

Monthly Meeting:

Back Stage Bar, 3702 S.E. Hawthorne
MCMENAMINS
(503) 236-9234

Usually on the first Tuesday of the month.

Meeting Minutes

FAA Temporary Flight Restrictions: Oregon TFRs

Officers, Contacts, Site Laisons, Directors, Tandems, Mentors: ABOUT CPC

Sign-on to the CPC Google group: http://groups.google.com/group/cpcl

CPC on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/cascadeparaglidingclub

Header photos (235 of ’em) by these photographers:

Molly Bellman
Jeff Edes
Gabriel Evans
Steve Forslund
Travis Forsman
Nick Fulmor
Deanna Hutchinson
David Le
Jim Little
Jon Malmberg
Eric Miller
Douglas Mullin
Ancil Nance
John Olson
Pete Reagan
Solomon Reisberg
Steve Roti
Mark Sanzone
Gabriel Schwarzmann
Todd Weigand
Dan Wells

Most recent Google Group messages
Cliffside weather station back online and improved
Travis potter: I dunno man, it nukes wind right through there. It could be reading ok. On Sun, Sep 15, 2019, 11:59 Michael Cook wrote: > Errr, ummmm, it appears that while resetting everything I set the > anemometer to the wrong type and it's reading really high. I'll fix it > this week.
Cliffside weather station back online and improved
Michael Cook: Errr, ummmm, it appears that while resetting everything I set the anemometer to the wrong type and it's reading really high. I'll fix it this week.
Saturday flying
JJ: Good direction, a bit light. Several here waiting....
Saturday flying
Özgün Babur: Chehalem is calm. How is Oceanside?
Saturday flying
Steve Carpentier: Oceanside On Fri, Sep 13, 2019, 3:09 PM Özgün Babur wrote: > For the folks not going to Woodrat, what are your plans for tomorrow? > Chehalem? > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Cascade Paragliding Club" group. > To
Saturday flying
Özgün Babur: For the folks not going to Woodrat, what are your plans for tomorrow? Chehalem?
Chehalem Again
-ERiC-MiLLER-: Yarg, I guess I'm usually collapsing the wrong half! Can't wait to see you thermal like that, alas, I will not be headed south so I will just have to imagine for now. On Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 9:47 PM Bill Briskey wrote: > Next time pull ears or collapse half your wing so
Cliffside weather station back online and improved
Michael Cook: So Travis and I battled the wasp nest into submission and made some improvements to the station that I am hoping will vastly improve consistency. There is a new wind direction vane so that problem is solved. The direction may be a few degrees off until I finish tweaking the correction factor on
Chehalem Again
Bill B - Corvallis: Next time pull ears or collapse half your wing so you fit. No more excuses! I'm headed to Woodrat tomorrow and if you show up I'll show you how to do it. 🙂 Bill B On Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 6:14 PM Eric Miller wrote: > Worked again, though yesterday was a lot better. Hard
Chehalem Again
-ERiC-MiLLER-: Worked again, though yesterday was a lot better. Hard to beat smooth thermals and cummies. Top of lift only 2400'. Thermal texture was small bullets that I couldn't fit my whole wing into. Still, who doesn't love vertical broncos? and I soared an area that I usually don't, so that was fun.
Chehalem Again
-ERiC-MiLLER-: Gotta make hay while the sun shines. Prob 1-1:30pm on launch. Eric
Movie screening help
Steve Carpentier: Hey gang. was approached by Benjamin Jordan to host his new upcoming film, The Endless Chain in Portland on October 19th. searched a few venues and put a request in online to check pricing on PCC Auditoriums but have my hands full for the rest of the day. was wondering if anyone would have time
chehalem today - Wed
-ERiC-MiLLER-: Yeah, vultures, wispy's, and soooo many nice thermals. Had a nice talk with the lady who gave me a ride but other than that it was a solo trip. On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 6:58 PM David Le wrote: > Good call Eric, hope you a some company to share... > > On Wed, Sep 11, 2019,
Star Thistle this weekend: some notes and a link
Dan Wells: Hi Oregon pilots! We hope to see you this weekend for Star Thistle. Some recent correspondence with USHPA means we need to make some clarifications from previous posts on the event. We are not charging anything to attend and hence chosen not to purchase event insurance. In order to keep
chehalem today - Wed
David Le: Good call Eric, hope you a some company to share... On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 5:56 PM Eric Miller wrote: > > > On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 5:52 PM Eric Miller wrote: > >> Worked well. Flew down the ridge to Bald Peak and back. Top of lift >> started at 2800’,