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Paul Guschlbauer - Altitude Experience Part 4 | Paragliding
- SEP 21, 2012
- About this Video
- Climbing Mustagata was the first big hike for Paul and Filipe on their paragliding expedition along the Karakoram Highway. At the heights they were trekking to, altitude sickness is a real danger and the two sportsmen didn't feel too well after reaching Camp I. But as Paul puts it, "It's great training, especially for next year's Red Bull X-Alps." Watch Part 4 of their trip.
In their latest video dispatch, Paul and his wingmen move on to the green, mossy hills of Kyrgyzstan, where the locals lay on some essential provisions: food and, ahem, vodka. Flying is now possible...
Paul's expedition along the Karakoram Highway continues but as altitude sickness kicks in heavily and a storm brews on the horizon, he decides to call it a day and descend to Camp 2 in a weightless...
A first night outdoors at 4,000m up in Pakistan's Karakoram mountain range turns out to be almost Arctic. But a little warmth comes in the form of the local delicacy – ginger, lemon, and honey tea....
Just a few days into a road trip along Pakistan's fabled Karakoram Highway, Paul and his pals enjoy a few days of excellent flying in the country's Hunza region and pay tribute to the imposing north...
Together with his pals Filip Jagla and Matthias Aberer, Red Bull X-Alps athlete Paul Guschlbauer travelled along the Karakoram Highway looking for mountains to paraglide over. See the results here...
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As Chrigel Maurer disappears into the distance on the long race over the Alps to Monaco, we take a look at how the rest of the Red Bull X-Alps athletes are getting on.