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  Paragliding in Nepal

The tiny Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, popularly referred to as mysterious world is yet to be explored in a great detail. With the advancement in technologies, we can ever greatly appreciate such uniqueness and a wonderful natural setting. Paragliding, an adventure sports just aids that dimension through which we can enjoy our combined experiences of flying and exploring this unique world. Because it is easy to transport in all terrain, roads, easy to launch and land even back on the top of the mountain or the side of a hill, it fits much to a Nepali context. NO wonder paragliders have thus designed to soar. The duration recorded is over 11 hours and the distance record is 300 kilometers. Average recreational pilots, utilizing thermal and ridge lift, routinely stay a lot for 3 hours or more, soar to altitude of 15,000 ft. and travel cross country for great distances.

In training you will start out just skimming the ground. As you progress and become more skilled and conficlent you will probably won't to go higher and use the wing for soaring. The paraglider itself constructed of rip-stop nylon from which the pilot is suspended by sturdy Kevlar lines. The pilot is clipped into a harness and oriented in a sitting position for maximum comfort. Once in the air, you fly like a bind, and soon you will be amazed to find how quiet and peaceful the experience could be.

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