Despite not using an engine, paraglider flights can last many hours and cover many hundreds of kilometers, though flights of 1–2 hours and covering some tens of kilometers are more the norm. By skillful exploitation of sources of lift the pilot may gain height, often climbing to altitudes of a few thousand meters.
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