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.

Endless Chain viewing at the Outdoor Store:

219 SW Broadway, Portland OR, 

Saturday October 19th at 7:00pm.  Pre-party begins at 6pm.

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
(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
Endless Chain viewing tomorrow!
Luke: From: Luke Sent: Friday, October 18, 2019 7:40 PM To: Cascade Paragliding Club Subject: CPC: Endless Chain viewing tomorrow! On behalf of Benjamin Jordan, I just wanted to
Endless Chain viewing tomorrow!
Luke: On behalf of Benjamin Jordan, I just wanted to send out a reminder that there is a screening for Benjamin Jordan’s paragliding documentary tomorrow (for those of you not on facebook). There is a beer sponsor who will be providing free refreshments (until keg is dry) and a massage sponsor (I did
The Endless Chain paragliding film coming to Portland tomorrow
Steve Roti: Canadian pilot Benjamin Jordan is bringing his film "The Endless Chain" to Bend tonight and Portland tomorrow night. It's the story of his flight from the U.S.-Canada border north along the spine of the Rockies. Here's a link to the trailer and a link where you can buy tickets to the show.
Wilderness First Aid Clinic (paragliding specific)
Kate Eagle: Make sure that you follow through if you’d like to participate in the WFA course. Josh says he has not heard from several people who’ve said they’d like to attend. If you’d like to join us, we need to get you confirmed and he needs to send out your class materials: Registration: $200 Step 1:
Turf for Cliffside
Mark Sanzone: We paid $750 today for 10 rolls today. This requires a club vote so $300 was approved by officers per bylaws and we will are vouching for the $450 in the event the club does not approve. This is your official notice for the vote at the next meeting. (One week notice required.) You may vote by
Oceanside Open
Mark Sanzone: The tentative date is the first weekend in May. We moved it out a week from normal due to better tides. Mark
New pilot gear recomendations.
Steve Forslund: I can set him up in some classic retro xc gear which will serve him well and also have style points! He may appreciate Kelly's recommendations way more after getting this bargain gear. Steve (style is important) Forslund On 10/14/2019 9:01 AM, info wrote: Okay ladies and Gentlemen, I have a
Mark Sanzone: Luke just launched.
Chehalem today
Luke Christian: I will be there at around 2:30. On Oct 15, 2019, at 09:18, wrote: I’m going to try to sneak out of work, but won’t make it out to the ridge until later—maybe around 3. From: On Behalf Of dave_bliz
Chehalem today
Jay Z: I’m going to try to sneak out of work, but won’t make it out to the ridge until later—maybe around 3. From: On Behalf Of dave_blizzard Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:04 AM To: Cascade Paragliding Club Subject: CPC:
Chehalem today
Mark Sanzone: I can be there about 1230 but need to leave at 3. Mark Sent from my iPad On Oct 15, 2019, at 8:04 AM, dave_blizzard wrote: Ill be on launch about 12:15. Anyone else? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Cascade Paragliding
Chehalem today
dave_blizzard: Ill be on launch about 12:15. Anyone else?
New pilot gear recomendations.
Bill B - Corvallis: I'd tell him that his instructor could get him/her a good deal on a new harness and wing, and that he should get on CPC's site to ask one question at a time about other gear. If price is a major driver, used gear is a smart way to start out; if not, he will be happier with new equipment. He
New pilot gear recomendations.
Travis potter: I'd tell him its David Lee Roth to him 🙂 On Mon, Oct 14, 2019 at 9:01 AM info wrote: > Okay ladies and Gentlemen, > I have a student that is in deep gear research mode. > Apparently sense I'm a chain smoking redbull chugging long haired sandal > wearing Ozzy Osbourne fan
New pilot gear recomendations.
Jason Wronski: I'll sell him a sprint3 LOL. slightly used, seen sand, salt, 3-4 patches, few lines replaced, probably has some starthistle stuck inside. $3k, totally less than a new one. On Monday, October 14, 2019 at 9:01:21 AM UTC-7, Kelly wrote: > > Okay ladies and Gentlemen, > I have a student that is