Every time I return to the mountains for some vol-bivy paragliding, I'm reminded once more just how important it is to pack light! This recent trip was no exception. Having just returned from a successful crossing of the Pyrenees, I thought my gear list might be interesting for others. Before you ask, yes I could have taken way less stuff. This mountain range does have small towns dotted about after all. However, I didn't want to pass up the opportunity to train for bigger crossings... DISCLAIMER:
For the last 6-months, I’ve been working full-time on the Thermal Crossings project. It’s been a rollercoaster ride from start to present, and I’m lucky to have met many AWESOME people along the way. Sure it hasn’t been without the occasional #$%& up, but all in all, this experience has provided me with a huge learning opportunity that has forever changed the way I think about crowdfunded expeditions. Without a doubt, the most intense period was when the crowdfunding page went LIVE.
“What gets measured gets managed” – Peter Drucker In this blog post, I’m going to share a sneak peak into how I’m going to tackle paragliding pilot progression, and show the exact steps I take to be able to vol-biv proficiently. And it starts by making a confession. But first. As many of you already know, I recently launched this Indiegogo campaign with the goal of raising £3,600 before the 10th of January, to be able to start training for a MASSIVE unassisted expedition