Accessory Reviews

  1. The Beginner's Guide to Hike & Fly paragliding book review

    The Beginner's Guide to Hike & Fly paragliding book review

    Global mountain paragliding pilot and adventurer specialising in vol-bivouac and multi-day hike & fly, X-Alps athlete and New Zealand champion Kinga Masztalerz reviews 'The Beginner's Guide to Hike & Fly' by Greek paraglider pilot Aimilios Apostolopoulos.

  2. Advance COMPRESSBAG TUBE review

    Advance COMPRESSBAG TUBE review

    Advance have now produced a concertina bag with compression built in, which comes with a few new features over the redesigned Tubebag Light. It’s very high quality with sturdy and precise manufacturing and the usual Advance attention to detail.

  3. Gin CONCERTINA COMPRESS BAG review

    Gin CONCERTINA COMPRESS BAG review

    Packing using a concertina bag helps to preserve your paraglider by protecting it from moisture and mud when packing, and keeping the leading edge section neatly folded. Gin produce an ultralight version, the Concertina Compress Bag, which Carlo tested during a flying trip to Colombia.

  4. Supair TREK Rucksack Review

    Supair TREK Rucksack Review

    Supair make several different sizes of the TREK rucksack, ranging from 35L to 160L. I used the 90L which is perfect for a lightweight harness and a semi-light medium wing. I tested it out over a two week trip in Colombia.

  5. Advance FASTPACK BI (tandem fast packing bag)

    Advance FASTPACK BI (tandem fast packing bag)

    The new Advance FASTPACK BI has been designed as a highly practical fast-packing paraglider bag, for quickly stowing and carrying a full set of tandem paragliding equipment. Due to it's low weight and pack size it can also be used for solo equipment, for those who prefer a more generous-sized bag.

  6. XPYRIENCE Gear review & Bonus Video

    XPYRIENCE Gear review & Bonus Video

    Bivi kit: what worked (and didn't) What worked Advance Iota: simple, and lightweight for a standard production glider. Performed well in a wide range of conditions. Next time I'll get an even lighter wing, it's really worth it for bivi...
  7. Kortel Kolibri Backpack review (80L version)

    Kortel Kolibri Backpack review (80L version)

    The Kolibri Backpack is designed for backcountry adventurers who need a lightweight backpack with good carrying structure and enough volume for bivouac gear. We think Kortel have done a fantastic job!

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