2019 King Mountain Safari

NOT SCHEDULED   Watch this space for possible update   Due to other important priorities, the Safari is not currently planned for 2019. If anything happens it will be later in the summer, possibly July. You can still fly King Mountain, but be sure to read...

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Wilderness Area Expansion Includes King Mountain UPDATE: COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED Comments can be submitted up to May 31, 2019 Submit Your Own Comments: https://cara.ecosystem-management.org/Public/CommentInput?Project=49464 This Notice was sent to USHPA Members, and...

Road Conditions – Pilot Report 2018

A visiting Paraglider pilot sent me this report on the road to King Mt. 9-12-2018 – Update on road access: 2018: the ‘direct’ access from LZ’s to TO has been washed out and is NOT passable anymore! Access is now via Arco (enter the road at the...

2018 King Mountain Safari

2018 Safari Dates: June 16 – 24 Free event just east of Sun Valley. Long summer days and cool nights with possible snow on the high peaks. Paragliders, Hang Gliders, Sailplanes, & Self Launching Sailplanes are all welcome. Awesome glass offs and cloud bases...

2017 Total Eclipse “Fly In”

Total Eclipse of the Sun: Aug 21 , 2017 There will be a total eclipse of the Sun on August 21, 2017, it will pass over King Mountain, Idaho area at 11:32 AM.  Many hang glider and paraglider pilots are planning to make a road trip to fly for a few days and camp here...

2017 King Mountain Safari

Paul Flying at King Safari Dates: June 25 – July 2, 2017 Free event just east of Sun Valley. Long summer days and cool nights with possible snow on the high peaks. Paragliders, Hang Gliders, Sailplanes, & Self Launching Sailplanes are all welcome. Awesome...

No Contest, No Registration

There are no Hang Gliding Contests planned. 2015 was the last year of King Mountain’s Hang Gliding contest.  The registration forms have been removed.  If a new contest committee is formed, we will post the links to the new registration forms. You can still fly King...

Safari at King Mountain Glider Park

June 18 – 26, 2016 Attend the Annual Safari Free event just east of Sun Valley. This years event will be held during the Summer Solstice! Longest days and cool nights with possible snow on the high peaks. Paragliders, Hang Gliders, Sailplanes, and Self Launching...

Annual Contest Discontinued

Hang Gliding Contests have been discontinued. King Mountain’s Hang Gliding contest was once the largest attended Hang Gliding Contest in the USA.  Sometimes good things come to an end. 2015 was the last year that we had a national contest. You can still fly King...

2015 Competition Results

2015 King Mountain Idaho Hang Gliding Contest The 2015 contest is over.  The weather was not on our side this year.  We were only able to fly on Tuesday (day 2) and Thursday (day 4).  A total of 19 pilots competed.  Pilot turn out was lighter this year, due to the...