About Us

We are an official USHPA chapter to encourage participation in hang gliding and paragliding through public promotion and proper training in and around the Spokane WA area. (Pacific Northwest)

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We are a group of pilots of all ages and backgrounds mainly based around Spokane Wa, flying in and around the Pacific Northwest. 

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Recent Announcements

  • COL Meeting Monday 6/5 - 6pm- Open to the public Public is welcome.Longhorn  BBQ  6pm upstairs Agenda to follow 
    Posted Jun 5, 2017, 5:37 AM by Mike Bomstad
  • Spring Meet & Greet (and Swap Meet?) Mon MAY 15th - 6pm- Open to the public Public is welcome.Longhorn  BBQ  6pm upstairs AgendaLet's get together over some fine food in the Longhorn's banquet room and see who's new! There's lots ...
    Posted May 11, 2017, 1:20 PM by Mike Bomstad
  • Inkler's Point Fly-In - July 14th - 16th ​Between Valley & Chewelah, WAA fun filled, family oriented, Fly-In! Camping available on site. $25 registration fee. Inkler's Point is a USHPA Insured Flying Site - USHPA membership required ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2017, 11:21 AM by Mike Bomstad
  • Inkler's Point Work Party Weekend Apr 22 - Apr 23 · Inklers Point · Chewelah Need help with general site work / maintenance before it gets tall and growing.Clearing of brush to help with parking and glider setup areas.West launch needs some shaping also ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2017, 11:05 AM by Mike Bomstad
  • COL Meeting Friday April 7th - 6pm- Open to the public Public is welcome.Longhorn  BBQ  6pm upstairs AgendaHigh DriveSteptoe ButteEagle Mountain (USFS Mtg March 15)Inkler’s Point Fly-In (July 14-16)Chewelah Chamber Mtg (April ...
    Posted Apr 5, 2017, 8:50 AM by Mike Bomstad
  • Great Outdoors Expo, Feb. 18-19- COL booth!! COL will have a booth to provide local flying and instructional information about learning and Freeflight Sat, February 18, 9am – 5pmSun, February 19, 10am – 4pm
    Posted Feb 11, 2017, 12:18 PM by Mike Bomstad
  • COL Meeting 2/6/17 - 6pm Longhorn  BBQ linkAgendaIntroductions--Who's new? Plus, your 'new' COL Chapter Officers.Steptoe Butte State Park--There will be a mid-February public meeting in Colfax by State ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2017, 9:47 AM by Mike Bomstad
  • COL Informal Gathering Longhorn Barbecue2315 N Argonne Rd, Spokane, Washington 99212Monday at 6 PM - 8 PMAn informal gathering to try out a possible new COL Club Meeting location, chat about ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2016, 8:46 AM by Mike Bomstad
  • COL meeting: Oct 17th 7pm - open to the public Monday, October 17th, 7 PM at the Saranac Public House in downtown Spokane (South side of Main Street between Browne and Division). Parking meters are checked until 7 PM. Main ...
    Posted Oct 7, 2016, 6:48 AM by Mike Bomstad
  • COL meeting: June 13th 6pm - open to the public MapAnnie Fannie's Bar Grill- 6pm3827 E Boone Ave Spokane, WA 99202-(509) 534-1212
    Posted Jun 11, 2016, 9:26 AM by Mike Bomstad
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