San-D Van Pilot Appreciation Day
Saturday, October 14 21, 2017

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Crestline Soaring Society

The Hang Gliding & Paragliding Club for San Bernardino, CA, USA

The CSS is a non-profit organization (501(c)(3)) which exists to serve the foot-launched flying community in the San Bernardino Mountains - Crestline & Marshall Peak in particular - and Southern California and beyond in general.

We encourage you to come and be a part of one of the premier flying sites the world has to offer.

Paraglider and Hang Gliders Flying at Crestline


San-D Van pilot appreciation day October 21st, 2017


In honor of celebrating their 1st year as operators of the San-d Van they would like to Thank all pilots on Saturday October 14th 21st, 2017 by offering FREE Shuttle rides up to launch followed up with a FREE BBQ and SANDY'S FAMOUS CAKES!

Shuttle times will be posted at

Crestline/SoCal HG/PG Documentary Project 6/30-7/2/17

Melissa Kepen writes:

"California Here we go!

After a season in Brazil and another in Europe, the largest hang gliding documentary tv series will land in California this weekend! Each episode reveals a flying site, it's pioneers and the lifestyle of the early days as well as today's hang gliding scene. Let's Show the world that hang gliding still lives and crowd the launch Sites!! The itinerary is:

This weekend Jun 30, Jul 01, 02: Crestline, Sylmar and Lake Elsinore

Accident Reports


For many years Rob McKenzie kept online records of local flying accidents, the famous "Red Dot" pages. 

Those records are now hosted here on the website at:

What constitutes an accident worthy of a Red Dot?

The following are the types of incidents that are worthy of being included in the accident page.


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