UP Lhotse Paraglidier

UP Lhotse Paraglidier


The new UP Lhotse (EN B) sits between the UP Kibo and the UP Summit XC Series in the UP model range – but as a lightweight hike&fly and adventure glider it is so much more than just a new mid-level EN B wing!

Product Description


The UP Lhotse (EN B) sits between the UP Kibo and the UP Summit XC3, and has been designed with lightweight hike & fly adventure mind.

  • A light but strong design, weighing just 3.3kgs in the M size
  • Ideal glider for hike&fly adventures at home and abroad
  • Easy to pack even in tight spots, using either the new UP Parasleeve or any traditional method
  • Very easy launching in all conditions, to make your para-alpinism adventure safer and more fun
  • Minimalistic but very efficient risers made from a combination of Kevlar-reinforced 12mm Nylon webbing and Dyneema cord
  • Glide performance to make those big valley crossings in real conditions a breeze
  • New Generation Aerofoil (NGA) for a solid leading edge and great penetration in turbulence
  • Very stable even at top speed due to our Nylon Front Section Support system (FSS)
  • Precise, linear handling similar to the high- performance UP models
  • C-riser controllable
  • 2. generation Brakeline Tensioning System (BTS2) for better handling with less line consumption
  • Mini-rib canopy construction
  • Light and efficient speed system with Ronstantm pulleys
  • Double 3D panel shaping technology – less wrinkles, less drag
  • Half-moon shaped cell openings – maximum leading edge integrity, minimal drag
  • Safe, predictable flare to make landing in a tight spot easy and relaxing
  • 3 sizes, covering hook-in weights from 65kgs to 120kgs

Product Specifications and Technical details on this glider can be found on this link