Thrillseekers using Burnaby Mountain as a launch pad

There’s more to the Burnaby Mountain viewpoint than just smelling the rose garden, tobogganing, or parking for a steamy-hot make-out session (wink).

Some thrillseekers are using it as a launch pad for high-flying excitement.

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That’s what’s been happening on some clear weekends. Check out the video below to watch someone race down the hill and then take off for some paragliding.

Paragliding sit in a harness with a fabric wing and, well, I don’t think I’ll be doing this anytime soon, but it looks exciting.

The other folks using the park on Saturday seemed to be enjoying watching it as well.

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