Smelter Mountain reopens for paragliding

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Smelter Mountain reopens for paragliding

Colorado Parks and Wildlife reversed 2010 ban in favor of local petition
Austin Lashley launches off Smelter Mountain on Saturday morning. It was the first day paragliding was legal in the area since 2010.
Austin Lashley flies below Smelter Mountain on Saturday morning. “It was a little bumpy. It was little what they call thermic, but it was good,” he said.

Smelter Mountain reopens for paragliding

Austin Lashley launches off Smelter Mountain on Saturday morning. It was the first day paragliding was legal in the area since 2010.
Austin Lashley flies below Smelter Mountain on Saturday morning. “It was a little bumpy. It was little what they call thermic, but it was good,” he said.
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