Paragliding Holidays
Paragliding Holidays

Paragliding Holidays

Aiguille du Midi Take off ridgeSkySchool MD Alex Ledger is an avid Paraglider pilot and is based in Chamonix, France, which is one of the best Paragliding destinations in the world! Alex runs paragliding holidays throughout the year for qualified Paraglider pilots. The trips can be tailored to suit pilots ranging in experience, so if you like the idea of taking off from the Aiguille du Midi at 3,700m, flying down the Vallée Blanche or simply like the idea of doing a few top to bottoms after a day of skiing, Alex is your man. To discuss arranging a bespoke and afforable Paragliding Holiday in Chamonix contact us.

By arranging a Paragliding Holiday in Chamonix we can organise:

  • Accommodation in a single or shared room with breakfast
  • Transport around the Chamonix valley to the various flying sites
  • Advice on the various flying sites in the Chamonix Valley
  • The Paragliding Holidays are available all year round and the accommodation is suitable for individuals, couples or groups of up to 4 people, if the group size is larger than 4 then please contact us to discuss other accommodation options

    Paragliding in Chamonix

Normal Itinerary:

  1. Fly into Geneva Airport and catch a 70 minute transfer with AlpyBus to Les Houches
  2. Stay in a single or shared room in Alex's chalet
  3. Breakfast between 08:00 and 09:00 (potentially earlier if catching the first Aiguille du Midi lift)
  4. Transport to the local take off, landing and flying sites followed by a Safety Briefing
  5. Morning of flying from Brevent-Planpaz followed by lunch - normally 2 or 3 flights
  6. Afternoon of flying from the Plan de L'Aiguille - normally 1 ridge soaring flight
  7. Supper in Chamonix or at Alex's Chalet
  8. Repeat for as long as the weather is suitable before catching an AlpyBus back to Geneva!

Exceptions to this Itinerary:

  • To discuss combining a skiing and paragliding holiday together during the winter months please contact us
  • For those with the necessary skills and if the weather is suitable it is possible to fly from the glaciers on the Grand Montets (3,300m) and Aiguille du Midi (3,700m). These flights are truely epic and require all of the necessary alpine equipment which can be rented in Chamonix. To discuss this please contact us

Requirements and Conditions:

  • Pilots must be qualified Paraglider Pilots
  • Pilots must have a valid Insurance Policy for Paragliding
  • Pilots must have their own suitable equipment including a reserve parachute and helmet (if an issue please contact us)
  • This is not a 'guiding' or 'instructing' service and we will not be held responsible in the event of an incident of accident

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