Take off from Plan de l'Aiguille

in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Practice : hang gliding, paragliding Level : beginner to cross. Orientation : west and north-east

Flight conditions :
Interesting site rather from late morning until evening. Thermal and thermodynamic breezes, or light westerly weather flow.
Dangers/difficulties :
- As soon as the conditions are thermal, a good experience is necessary, the breeze can be sustained at takeoff.
- Cable car power cables on the left as you leave the takeoff.
- Cable car cables on the right as you leave the takeoff
- The takeoff was completely redone and grassed over in the fall of 2007. Please respect the areas that should not be trampled in order to encourage the growth of the grass.

Landing : Bois du Bouchet. The landing is not visible from the take-off: think of spotting it before going up.
Specific regulations: the site is forbidden to take off and fly over in July and August by ministerial order.

Starting point altitude
Free of charge.
Opening dates
From 01/01 to 30/06, daily.

From 01/09 to 31/12, daily.

Subject to favorable weather.
Take off from Plan de l'Aiguille
Plan de l'Aiguille
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

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in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc