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Landing at St. Moritz
Jim Parker, after a flight from the snow covered
launch at St. Moritz, Switzerland
Chris at Morgantown
Chris gets the first flight
at Morgantown.

Welcome to "Fly Roanoke," a resource for paraglider and hang glider pilots in the vicinity of Roanoke, Virginia (USA). We have current weather and forecasts, pictures, links, and flying tips.

To fly at Morgantown, NC, please complete the Burke Mountain Waiver (a Microsoft Word document) and send it to the LZ landowner whose address is listed at the bottom of the waiver.

Big Walker (The Emerald Valley launch) is open. Financial contributions towards the new launch (bulldozer rental, etc.) are still welcome and may be paid to "SWVHGPA" c/o Richard Cobb, 306 Eakin St. SE, Blacksburg, VA 24060

Eagle Rock is undergoing renovations. May be flown "invitation only." Joe's in charge.

SW Va. Hang Gliding
and Paragliding Assoc.

Southern Skies
Southern Skies

Wind Chart
Today Tomorrow
8AM 2PM 8PM 8AM 2PM 8PM .
(for Big Walker, Eagle Rock, Moore Mountain, Sauratown, etc.)
Now Pressure systems and fronts 24hr
NEW!! Moore Mountain WindTalker
Weather Underground graphs ( BW, E. Rock, Moore )
OSU Models - WDBJ 7 - WSLS 10 - Hurricane Watch - Satellite radar map
850mb Analysis/Forecast Today: 2pm 8pm Tomorrow: 8am 2pm 8pm
Site Weather
Big Walker: (Bland, VA) - 1.5 hrs T.I. Current Forecast: NWS, USA
Eagle Rock: (Eagle Rock, VA) - 0.7 hrs Current Forecast: NWS, USA Discussion
Roanoke Mtn: (Roanoke, VA) - 0 hrs Current Forecast: NWS, USA Discussion
Moore Mtn: (Wilkesboro, NC) - 3 hrs Current WindTalker, NWS, USA Discussion
Current weather, NWS, and Discussion link to the National Weather Service.
USA links to USA Today. Travel time shown is from Roanoke.
Southern Skies Flying Sites - SWVHGPA Sites

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