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Recent XC Flights

Date Launch Pilot Pts Dist Max Alt
May 16, 2022 Sun Peak United States Karel73 11 11 km 2,966 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States ImMadeOfRice 29 21 km 3,074 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States kevinkemps 16 12 km 2,961 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States Skysurfer_42 24 15 km 2,942 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States dustymiller 12 12 km 3,148 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States BKDoub 25 25 km 2,921 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States ijskiak 25 21 km 3,263 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States nmilfeld 20 20 km 2,893 m
May 15, 2022 Inspo United States asherb 11 11 km 2,641 m
May 15, 2022 Monroe Peak United States jaredscheid 108 77 km 5,126 m
May 15, 2022 Inspo United States costalasiy 83 83 km 4,211 m
May 15, 2022 Inspo United States Bryce_r 31 31 km 3,830 m
May 15, 2022 Point of the... United States GreenGrasshop… 55 39 km 3,918 m
May 15, 2022 Sagebrush United States fandre1535 21 15 km 1,443 m
May 15, 2022 Cove United States gdu 34 34 km 4,107 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States BijanT 16 16 km 2,933 m
May 15, 2022 Henson Gap benparker717 14 14 km 1,528 m
May 15, 2022 Inspo United States Lukereivich 60 60 km 4,468 m
May 15, 2022 Inspo United States bmcrae 83 83 km 4,021 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States krisholub 41 41 km 3,183 m
May 15, 2022 Lookout United States Heaviek 37 27 km 3,002 m
May 15, 2022 Inspo United States KoreyCurtis 73 73 km 4,239 m
May 15, 2022 Sandia Peak United States oneilj411 72 72 km 5,082 m
May 15, 2022 Henson Gap sbuck328 48 40 km 1,666 m
May 15, 2022 Sandia Peak United States Themikelester 276 276 km 5,207 m
May 15, 2022 Sandia Peak United States JayD 97 97 km 5,256 m
May 15, 2022 Inspo United States Chadclimbrock 95 95 km 4,246 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States ijskiak 16 16 km 2,991 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States ReillyCooper 14 14 km 2,777 m
May 15, 2022 EJ Bowl United States eric406 10 10 km 1,263 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States nickwild 49 49 km 2,947 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States RossCooper 25 25 km 2,968 m
May 15, 2022 Sandia Peak United States judomax625 126 90 km 5,143 m
May 15, 2022 Junction United States alecpage 70 70 km 5,214 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States nmilfeld 14 14 km 2,983 m
May 15, 2022 Junction United States TyGunnlaugsson 46 46 km 4,255 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States dustymiller 24 24 km 2,860 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States Skysurfer_42 29 29 km 2,988 m
May 15, 2022 Junction United States JordanNewton 35 35 km 5,140 m
May 15, 2022 Junction United States billbelcourt 317 317 km 5,501 m
May 15, 2022 Junction United States cedarwright 50 50 km 4,216 m
May 15, 2022 Junction United States tylerburns 44 44 km 4,215 m
May 15, 2022 Lookout Moun... CarolL24 22 14 km 1,630 m
May 15, 2022 Junction United States jaredscheid 42 42 km 4,631 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States austinmonell 17 17 km 2,895 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States WillBuck 19 19 km 2,923 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States ryan55 74 74 km 3,218 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States ImMadeOfRice 82 82 km 2,952 m
May 15, 2022 Wonderland United States BijanT 18 18 km 2,660 m
May 15, 2022 Hinterrugg Switzerland PhilippAeschb… 52 52 km 2,266 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy Baki 71 51 km 2,248 m
May 15, 2022 Mittag Germany gunsi87 65 65 km 2,547 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy enricoboy 72 51 km 1,999 m
May 15, 2022 Maniago Italy _nik_ 62 52 km 2,159 m
May 15, 2022 Kossen Austria Pezi3 84 52 km 2,602 m
May 15, 2022 Bassano Italy Mathe 88 55 km 1,673 m
May 15, 2022 Schmittenhohe Austria thomasfoelsner 105 87 km 3,272 m
May 15, 2022 Scheidegg Switzerland Enrico12 76 54 km 2,140 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy paolocai 73 52 km 2,368 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy faccioli 72 72 km 1,937 m
May 15, 2022 Montlambert France benjaix13100 65 65 km 2,785 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy jeanmrossi 78 56 km 2,231 m
May 15, 2022 Montlambert France marchand 66 66 km 2,848 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy Mirenomarchi 84 84 km 2,197 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy marcob 76 54 km 2,154 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy alberto80 103 65 km 2,261 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy magro 74 53 km 2,498 m
May 15, 2022 Zugerberg Switzerland renatospaeni 110 110 km 2,479 m
May 15, 2022 Stanserhorn Switzerland god 82 51 km 2,794 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy rega 68 68 km 2,200 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy gabrielecolomba 72 51 km 2,359 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy XF_PREVIDI 71 71 km 2,385 m
May 15, 2022 Madrisa Switzerland gnog 61 61 km 3,463 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy riki526 66 66 km 2,294 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy Tokyo 72 72 km 2,239 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy thermikator 67 67 km 2,344 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy charlesmoura 76 76 km 2,431 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy chr 66 66 km 2,167 m
May 15, 2022 Montlambert France jcanaud 70 70 km 2,741 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy bradipo 76 54 km 2,343 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy Retlaw 76 54 km 2,245 m
May 15, 2022 Grindelwald Switzerland toamsl 55 55 km 3,198 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy Nicola_poco 68 68 km 2,273 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy Federicoconta 67 67 km 2,296 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy marcat 76 54 km 2,338 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy poot 76 76 km 2,226 m
May 15, 2022 Kobala Slovenia josmeer 91 65 km 2,290 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy DavideSassu 65 65 km 2,248 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy Fox71 78 55 km 2,220 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy giuliomichelin 78 78 km 2,187 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy Daniele2000 76 54 km 2,253 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy carloni 76 76 km 2,466 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy Cipollino72 79 79 km 2,303 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy Niki 67 67 km 2,240 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy a_cortese 67 67 km 2,148 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy wolt 66 66 km 2,410 m
May 15, 2022 Scheidegg Switzerland chrischi76 144 144 km 3,573 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy giampy 75 75 km 2,243 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy Martypara 76 76 km 2,317 m
May 15, 2022 Gemona Italy morosinmax 67 67 km 2,179 m

United States

Arizona Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 South Mountain Phoenix 22 17
2 Shaw Butte Phoenix 6 5
3 Mingus Mountain Cottonwood 6 5
4 yarnell Yarnell 6 4
5 Apache Maid Stoneman Lake 5 4
6 Eloy 5 3

California Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Marshall San Bernardino 78 46
2 EJ Bowl Santa Barbara 92 38
3 Skyport Santa Barbara 51 30
4 Mission Peak Fremont 44 26
5 Mt Vaca Vacaville 121 25
6 Blossom Valley El Cajon 28 23
7 Tollhouse 56 19
8 Palomar Pauma Valley 25 17
9 Ed Levin Fremont 27 14
10 Dunlap 59 14
11 Whaleback Andesite 19 13
12 Potato Hill Stonyford 37 13
13 Crestline 16 11
14 Mussel Rock Daly City 14 11
15 Sagebrush Garden Valley 12 10
16 Mt. Diablo Walnut Creek 34 10
17 Walts Point Lone Pine 14 9
18 Lake Elsinore 13 8
19 Soboba San Jacinto 9 8
20 Nuthouse Ojai 9 6
21 Pine Maricopa 13 6
22 VOR,US Santa Barbara 7 6
23 Paiute Bishop 14 6
24 Cheifs Ojai 7 6
25 Blue Rock Vallejo 10 6
26 Torrey Pines... San Diego 7 6
27 Blackhawk Lucerne Valley 12 5
28 Little Black San Diego 6 5
29 Sand City 5 5
30 Horse Canyon Pine Valley 7 4
31 Flynns Poleta 6 4
32 Bates Carpinteria 5 4
33 McGee Mammoth Lakes 6 4
34 9 Mile Inyokern 10 3
35 Windy Hill Portola Valley 3 3
36 Mt Tamalpais Stinson Beach 4 2

Colorado Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Wonderland Boulder 181 52
2 Lookout Golden 54 34
3 Douglas Pass De Beque 27 17
4 Gold Hill Ophir 23 14
5 Villa Grove Moffat 30 14
6 wolcott Edwards 12 9
7 Glenwood Spr... Glenwood Spr… 3 3
8 Steamboat Sp... Steamboat Sp… 4 2
9 Aspen Mountain Aspen 2 2
10 skinny ridge New Castle 2 2

Idaho Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Mt. Baldy Ketchum 21 11
2 8th Street L... Boise 9 8
3 Lucky Peak Boise 9 7
4 Sun Peak Hailey 7 5
5 Squaw Emmett 5 4
6 King Mountain Moore 4 4

Nevada Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Slide New Washoe C… 39 21
2 Kingsbury Grade Gardnerville 5 3

New Mexico Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Sandia Peak Cedar Crest 21 17
2 La Jara ridge Grants 4 3
3 Dry Canyon Alamogordo 5 3

Oregon Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Woodrat Moun... Jacksonville 336 83
2 Pine Mouintain Bend 18 10

Utah Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 The V (Bount... Bountiful 63 34
2 Cove Monroe 104 33
3 Point of the... Draper 33 24
4 Grandeur peak Salt Lake City 32 20
5 Monroe Peak Monroe 61 19
6 Inspo Provo 25 14
7 Junction 27 7
8 Jupiter Park City 11 6
9 Mt.Edna (Mar... Marysvale 12 4
10 Wales Mount Pleasant 9 3
11 Horse Heavan Levan 7 3
12 dinosaur Jensen 3 2

Washington Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Tiger Mountain Issaquah 72 41
2 Chelan Butte Chelan 289 27
3 Cliffside Goldendale 32 19
4 Tumwater Leavenworth 43 16
5 Icicle Leavenworth 24 14
6 Burch Mountain Cashmere 18 13
7 5mile North Bend 18 10
8 Blanchard Bow 13 10
9 Big Johnson Deming 13 8
10 Goat Peak Mazama 12 5
11 Saddle Mountain Mattawa 12 5
12 Raptor Ridge Leavenworth 6 4
13 Silver Star Yacolt 4 4
14 Round Mountain Leavenworth 9 3
15 Rampart Snoqualmie P… 6 3

Wyoming Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Redgrade Sheridan 12 10
2 Teton village Teton Village 10 7
3 Snow King Jackson 4 4
4 Sand Turn Dayton 2 2

International

Austria Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Emberger Alm 371 46
2 Bischling Weng 151 26
3 Kossen Kössen 92 24
4 Kreuzjoch Fulpmes 50 21
5 Schmittenhohe Schmitten 58 20
6 Gerlitzen Sauerwald 31 17
7 Landeck Zams 28 15
8 Hohe Salve Salvenberg 27 14
9 Adler Lounge Schweinach 55 12
10 Seegrube Innsbruck 26 12
11 Bezau Andelsbuch 30 12
12 Stubnerkogel Bad Gastein 21 12
13 Wildkogel Neukirchen a… 23 11
14 Golm Tschagguns 28 11
15 Zillertal Hippach-Schw… 25 11
16 Radsberg Kreuth 32 10
17 Fulseck Bad Hofgastein 15 10
18 Goldeck Seetal am Go… 20 10
19 Schneeberg Mühlbach am… 10 10
20 Hensler Schnifnerberg 21 9
21 Rottenstein 12 9
22 Zettersfeld Debanttal 13 8
23 Feldkircher ... Feldkirch 11 8
24 Penken Finkenberg 19 7
25 Hochjoch Sennigrat 14 7
26 Sillian Arnbach 13 7
27 Neunerköpfle Schmieden 14 7
28 Golzentipp Obertilliach 10 7
29 Choralpe Nachtsöllberg 19 7
30 Defereggen Innervillgra… 18 7
31 Ötz Oetz 9 6
32 Hahnenkamm Kitzbühel 7 6
33 Kapall Sankt Anton… 8 5
34 Schönjoch Fiss 8 5
35 Virgen Obermauern 8 5
36 Göriach Tröbach 5 4
37 Hochstein Lienz 9 4
38 St. Veit Sankt Veit i… 4 3
39 Hartkaiser Ellmau 24 3
40 Tessenberg Arnbach 22 2
41 Hoher Fraßen Nüziders 3 2

Canada Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Pemberton 84 23
2 Coopers Lumby 34 20
3 Mount 7 Golden 49 17
4 Mic Towers Fernie 24 14
5 Mt. St. Bene... Harrison Mills 27 14
6 Swansea Invermere 16 14
7 Bridal Falls Rosedale 20 11
8 MacKenzie Revelstoke 16 9
9 Tunnel Bluff Lions Bay 19 9
10 Mt. Woodside Agassiz 23 8
11 Elko Caithness 11 7
12 Mt Proctor Fernie 11 6
13 Red mtn Trail 8 6
14 King Eddy Baldy Vernon 6 4
15 Wasa Arrow Creek 5 3
16 Mara 7 3
17 Seymour North Vancou… 8 3
18 Grouse Mountain North Vancou… 5 3

Colombia Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Roldanillo 1607 87
2 Piedechinche El Cerrito 133 31
3 Ansermanuevo 40 18
4 San Felix Bello 28 12
5 Apia Risaralda Apía 15 8
6 La Union La Unión 8 7
7 Matasanos Barbosa 7 5

France Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 St. André Saint-André-… 281 63
2 Saint Hilaire Saint-Hilaire 250 43
3 Col de la Fo... Montmin 94 35
4 Chabre Val Buëch-Mé… 74 32
5 Planfait Talloires-Mo… 63 30
6 Planpraz Chamonix-Mon… 93 27
7 Col de Bleyne Andon 66 27
8 Montlambert Saint-Jean-d… 49 22
9 Mont Lachat Le Grand-Bor… 64 21
10 Chorges 58 21
11 Puy Aillaud Vallouise-Pe… 43 20
12 Marlens Val de Chaise 54 20
13 Gourdon 69 19
14 Pic des Mouches Puyloubier 24 19
15 Les Richards Saint-Jean-S… 34 18
16 Verel Verel-Pragon… 23 18
17 Rabou Gap 35 17
18 St. Jean Montclar 37 16
19 Bergies Barret-de-Li… 25 15
20 Col des Aravis La Giettaz 32 15
21 Chamrousse 22 15
22 Sambuy Seythenex 45 14
23 Meruz Ugine 58 14
24 Soleil Boeuf Saint-Pons 25 14
25 St. Vincent ... Ubaye-Serre-… 21 14
26 Col Vert Saint-Paul-d… 43 14
27 Serpaton Saint-Paul-l… 34 14
28 Serre Buzard Châteauroux-… 25 13
29 Clamontard Luc-en-Diois 12 12
30 Le Morclan Châtel 20 12
31 Saleve La Muraz 28 12
32 Aspres La Faurie 18 12
33 Moucherotte Saint-Nizier… 24 11
34 Tourrettes-s... Tourrettes-s… 12 10
35 L'Arbaron Magland 18 10
36 Moustiers Moustiers-Sa… 11 10
37 Plaine Joux Passy 18 9
38 Morzine 14 9
39 La Clusaz 15 9
40 Pravouta Saint-Pierre… 12 9
41 Digne Les Ba... Digne 29 8
42 Fourneby Gréolières 14 8
43 Vesancy 16 8
44 Bisanne Villard-sur-… 19 8
45 Sorgia Valserhône 9 8
46 Samoens Samoëns 12 7
47 Varan Passy 10 7
48 Aiguebelette Nances 10 7
49 Aureille La Haute-Bea… 9 7
50 Plan de l'Ai... Chamonix-Mon… 24 7
51 Semnoz Viuz-la-Chié… 11 7
52 Les Couteaux Orcier 10 7
53 Fort de la P... Bourg-Saint-… 14 6
54 Oraison 7 6
55 Aillons Aillon-le-Je… 7 6
56 Catray Valserhône 6 5
57 Col de l'Arp... Ugine 7 5
58 Le Mont Séez 9 5
59 Mieussy 8 5
60 Allevard 7 5
61 Col du Banchet Ayn 6 4
62 Plan de la B... Bourg-Saint-… 7 4
63 Col du Fer Val de Chaise 16 4
64 Tamie Mercury 8 4
65 St. Pierre d... Crêts-en-Bel… 5 4
66 La Flegere Chamonix-Mon… 4 2

Germany Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Hochfelln Ruhpolding 59 17
2 Brauneck Lenggries 35 14
3 Wallberg Rottach-Egern 20 12
4 Hochries Samerberg 19 11
5 Nebelhorn Oberstdorf 15 9
6 Hochplatte Marquartstein 14 9
7 Rechenberg Unterwössen 16 8
8 Ruhpolding U... Ruhpolding 18 8
9 Wank Garmisch-Par… 12 7
10 Spießer Bad Hindelang 18 7
11 Tegelberg Schwangau 7 6
12 Mittag Blaichach 7 5
13 Predigtstuhl Forst Sankt… 6 4
14 Rampoldplatte Brannenburg 5 4
15 Vogelsang Bayrischzell 5 4
16 Sulzberg Raubling 4 4
17 Weiherkopf Bolsterlang 6 3

Italy Launches

Yearly
XC Flights
Yearly
XC Days
XC Days Per Month
1 Bassano Borso del Gr… 735 98
2 Cavallaria Brosso 125 49
3 Gemona Montenars 242 48
4 Cornizzolo Canzo 167 39
5 Feltre Pedavena 107 33
6 Speikboden Selva dei Mo… 190 32
7 Santa Elisab... Chiesanuova 99 26
8 Liretta Busca 36 25
9 Revine Revine Lago 47 25
10 Col Rodella Campitello d… 75 24
11 Vedetta Possagno 52 23
12 Antholz Rasun Anters… 203 21
13 Panarotta Levico Terme 74 21
14 Monte Maddalena Brescia 42 21
15 Grigna sette... Pasturo 39 20
16 Rocca Canavese 42 19
17 Laveno Brenta 36 17
18 Giuc Torre Pellice 20 16
19 Casere Ere San Gregorio… 34 16
20 Monte Dolada Alpago 49 15
21 Monte Serva Belluno 24 15
22 Trubbio Craveggia 36 14
23 Bielmonte Tavigliano 28 14
24 Margone Vezzano 23 13
25 Caltrano Calvene 24 13
26 Watles Malles Venosta 22 12
27 Meduno 33 12
28 Colonei Caprino Vero… 31 11
29 Vigiljoch Lana 20 11
30 Bernadia Nimis 15 10
31 Kronplatz Mareo 16 10
32 Gitschberg Vandoies 10 9
33 Rosskopf Ratschings 17 9
34 Rubbio Conco 161 9
35 Muthöfe 17 9
36 Gas Monte Baldo Caprino vero… 16 9
37 Helm Sesto 17 8
38 San Giacomo Andrate 11 8
39 Aviano Busa di Vill… 16 8
40 Cavria Carisolo 14 8
41 Valdagno 15 8
42 Nemina Bianzone 15 8
43 Boé Corvara 12 8
44 Val della Torre 10 7
45 Monte Lussari Tarvisio 11 7
46 Monte Celado Arsiè 9 7
47 Somator Mori 13 7
48 Giumello Vendrogno 10 7
49 Tremalzo Ledro 7 7
50 Alpe di Metz Sarre 13 6
51 Blum Rovetta Rovetta 11 6
52 Uwaldalm Gsies Gsies 11 6
53 Durra Gsies 9 6
54 Maniago 10 6
55 Bolettone Ponte Lambro 9 5
56 Novegno Schio 5 5
57 Monte Cesen Valdobbiadene 4 4
58 Vöran Verano 5 4