Our instructors have many years of experience flying locally and overseas and have done well in all levels of competitions. Our chief pilot and Cloudbase owner is Grey Hamilton, He has been flying for 24 years and instructing paragliding since 1996.
Among many flying expeditions over the years some of his most memorable have been vol biv (flying/camping) expeditions to Pakistan 2010/12, flying across the Himalyans mountains 2016 (north to south), vol biv expedition to eastern Indian Himalayan mountains in 2017 and being a member of the NZ team to the World Paragliding Championships (1997).
He has previously owned and run Nimbus Paragliding in Christchurch and has been the past president of the Canterbury Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club.
In the recent past over a number of years he has been Chief Tandem pilot for Wanaka Paragliding before deciding in 2017 to start Cloudbase Paragliding.