By Bob Drury,Marcus King,Sylvie Converset,Charlie King,Ed Ewing
Published by means of the makers of pass state journal, the foreign paragliding and hold gliding journal, and edited through Bob Drury, vintage Routes is a different travel via 20 of the world's finest unfastened flight destinations.
From the vintage 90km Bingara Run in Manilla, Australia, to flying the convergence line in Piedrahita, Spain, to the Grand journey of Annecy to chasing miles in Governador Valadares, Brazil, a few of the world's best-known websites are all in here.
Each bankruptcy is written by means of a pilot who has flown the course and understands the territory. They clarify how one can fly it too, and what to seem for alongside the way in which. condominium thermals are mentioned, mystery drift traces defined, complex meteorology unravelled and native principles unveiled.
However, you do not have to be embarking on a global travel to get complete good thing about vintage Routes. The ebook stands on my own as a special instructing and studying relief, explaining higher than any textbook tips to fly go nation. It enables you to see contained in the heads of pilots like Will Gadd or Jocky Sanderson as they show the methods in their alternate and proportion their secrets.
The print model of vintage Routes is a vintage espresso desk e-book, with appealing images laid out over 2 hundred pages. This electronic model has been reformatted in particular for the Kindle, and contours all of the articles and chapters simply as they're within the ebook, yet with no all of the attractive photographs to be had within the print version.
You should not have to be an experience activities fanatic or an severe activities addict to get pleasure from this booklet, or perhaps a paraglider pilot or hold glider pilot – armchair visitors and couch adventurers will benefit from the good written stories, that are written by way of the very best writers within the sport.
The checklist of locations featured and who wrote them includes:
- Will Gadd steps into the Rocky Mountain Trench for a 100km vintage in Golden, Canada
- Nate Scales tip-toes 75km via Idaho’s solar Valley, USA
- Mitch McAleer rides the ridges of California’s Lake Elsinore
- Jocky Sanderson is going 100km dot-to-dot from Governador Valadares, Brazil
- Simon Coe and Arne Kristian Boiesen cross troll looking in Norway’s mountains
- Bob Drury shrugs off the rain for a vintage travel of Snowdonia, Wales
- Hugh Miller dodges airspace and chases cloudbase as he boots it downwind around the residences from Combe Gibbet in England
- Matthew Whittall swaps his workplace BlackBerry for a vario on a 100km journey of King Ludwig’s castles in Bavaria
- Kelly Farina flies an FAI triangle in Austria’s ‘racing valley’, the Zillertal
- Felix Wolk top-lands Marmolada on his hold glider
- Roland Mader dares to journey the enormous for a 200km FAI triangle ranging from Fiesch, Switzerland
- J C Skiera surfs the limestone cliffs round Annecy’s Grand travel du Lac
- Marcus King is going into the freezer on a 100km blast in the course of the Ecrins in France
- Bob Drury rides wild horses at the 100km Dormillouse Run in southern France
- Bob Drury flies a blinder utilizing the vintage convergence in Piedrahita, Spain
Rest of the world
- Greg Hamerton is going for 133km in Porterville, South Africa’s most well-liked site
- Adam Hill takes us via the hand round the Korchon Circuit in Pokhara, Nepal
- Jim Mallinson flies alongside the mountains from Bir to Dharamsala on an Indian Himalayan classic
Download your reproduction now – interpreting potential studying, and studying is helping you fly better.
The vintage Routes Team
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Classic Routes: the World's Best Hang Gliding and Paragliding Cross Country Routes by Bob Drury,Marcus King,Sylvie Converset,Charlie King,Ed Ewing