Active Edge

BHPA Registered School

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Active Edge Paragliding School from Michael Endacott on Vimeo.

A typical flight on the first day

Kit list

September 2, 2012

A couple of people have asked about the equipment we are carrying on this trip:

Nova Ion 2 light (s)
Nervures Fusion harness
Sup air light reserve
Lightweight helmet
Garmin 62 gps with topo mapping
Goal zero solar charger (shared)
Paper maps
Yaesu vx3 radio
Spot 2 trackers
Platypus water containers (3 ltr)
Flying gloves
Liner gloves
Backup mini vario
Pacer poles (Carbon)
Xped ultralight dry bags
Rucksack rain cover
Lightweight down sleeping bag
Lightweight bivi
Thermarest Neo air xlite (short)
MLD Trailstar tarp
Tech t-shirt
Zip off trouser (lightweight)
100 weight fleece
Lightweight down gillet
Lightweight Goretex jacket
Lightweight Goretex overtrousers
Injinji liner sock (2 pr)
Outer sock (2 pr)
Under pants (2 pr)
Craft tights (double as a towel)
INOV8 Roclite running shoes
Small first aid kit (shared)
Mobile phone
Water micropore tablets
Washing solution for clothes
PG repair kit (shared)
Mini Swiss Army knife (shared)
Spare lithium batteries
Spare camera battery
Suunto Core watch
Compeed foot repair kit

Total all up bag weight approx 16 kgs, but add up to 3 kg water and 1kg of food and the real weight is more like 20kgs on average.