Sauratown Mountain has been flown since 1981. The Sauratown Mountain Hang Gliding Club was formed in December of 1987 and continues to oversee and regulate all flying activities on the mountain. Current club membership is a mix of approximately 26 Hang Gliding and Paragliding pilots.
Sauratown Mountain is located 20 miles north of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The SMHGC regulates all hang gliding and paragliding activities at two different launch locations on the mountain's top. As with numerous other flying sites, Sauratown is a radio and television transmitting facility and is easily recognizable by it's two 700' towers. The property is accessed through a locked gate by SMHGC members and authorized personnel who will provide entry to visitors during the FLY-IN each day.