Location: First Peak of Stawamus Chief, Squamish, BC, Canada
COD: Impact Trees / Proximity Flying
Ground Launching or Skiing: Ground Launching
Wing Type: Sky Country Escape 11^2 (120 sft)
Beacon/Locator/Etc (Spot, inReach, Recco, GPS): unknown
Kyle Macdonald-Wolochatiuk, 40 years old fell around 500 metres to the bottom of Stawamus Chief cliff after hitting a tree shortly after launching.
After launching with trimmers open in no wind/slight tail with possible damp wing, Kyle clipped a tree on the cliff and impacted the cliff face.
Details will follow after investigation.
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