Residents petition to bring paragliding back to Durango

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DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) – There’s talk of bringing back paragliding to one area of Durango.

According to the Durango Herald, paragliding and other aircraft have been banned from Smelter Mountain due to safety reasons in recent years. However, some residents are creating a petition asking to allow it once again.

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will discuss the matter on Thursday.

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