Paragliding is a an amazing sport. The dream can also turn into a nightmare when situations arise. Proper training and education will help ensure that any attention brought to our sport will be positive and help keep pilots safe. Our local flying community is always supportive. If you’re not sure about conditions or a site, ask a local experienced pilot or ask for a guided tour from Fly Yukon. We will help you get to the right sites for the right conditions and your level of experience. Below are some online articles on Paragliding in Yukon. If you are a visiting pilot, please respect our local site rules and ask for an orientation.
- Fall 2015 – Yukon North of Ordinary – Paragliding Is Taking Off In The Yukon
- May 15, 2015 – Whitehorsestar.com – Paragliding soars to new heights in territory
- July 14, 2014 – Yukon News – Whitehorse paraglider injured in Atlin
- November 4, 2013 – Whitehorsestar.com – Paraglider says he’s grateful to have survived
- June 13, 2013 – Whitehorsestar.com – Hangtime
- April 18, 2013 – Klondike Sun – Search and Rescue Trainees Drop in on the Ice Bridge
- Sep 13, 2012 – CBC.ca – Australians charged with paragliding off Mount Thor
- June 7, 2012 – What’s Up Yukon – Wind Riders
- May 20, 2011 – CBC.ca – Austrian injured in Yukon paragliding incident
- November 27, 2009 – Yukon News – Hitchhiking Yukon paragliders thank you
- May 10, 2006 – Klondike Sun – First fly-in of the season!
- June 12, 2006 – Whitehorsestar.com – Could Yukon be paragliders’ dream destination?
Famous Flying Idiom : I’d rather be on the ground wishing I was in the air, then be in the air wishing I was on the ground.