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These Guys Paraglide to Their Campsites

Four paragliders show off the fringe sport of fly camping, also called vol bivouac, in this short from Cloudbase Collective. Ride thermals along with the pilots at 18,000 feet as they attempt to make their way from Hurricane Ridge, Utah, to Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

See an interview with filmmaker Gavin McClurg.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.