October 2014: Tandem Paragliding, Chamonix Mont Blanc.

Telephone or text message: 0033610282077 or e.mail

Weather
It is a great time of year to paraglide, temperatures are generally warm and the flying conditions excellent with good thermic activity. The skies are usually crystal clear and the snow capped upper peaks offer a perfect contrast, the colours of Autumn are starting to show in spectacular fashion. Sadly the Chamonix ski lift company feels that it is not economic to operate any lifts (apart from the Montenvers cog railway) from Mon 3rd November until mid December so we are unable to take you flying before mid December.


Brevent / Planpraz
(ski lift closes Mon 3 Nov until winter)
During the half term “Toussaint” holidays we can return to the Brevent ski area.
We fly high above Chamonix with superb views of the Europes highest mountain: Mt Blanc and also the biggest icefall in Europe: Glacier des Bossons. We fly over the town & land near the town centre

Flights at 10h,11h,12h,13h each day.
1000m vertical descent, ax 20 mins flight time.
100 Euros plus lift ticket (13.20 Euros)

Plan de l’Aiguille 2300m (cable car closes Mon 3 Nov until winter)
A superb site allowing beautiful flights towards and often over the Bossons glacier, nestling under the snow capped high peaks of Mt Blanc and offering a rugged “natural ” ambiance to the flight. The latter part of the flight is over the pine forest and then overflying the town centre of Chamonix before landing close to the Chamonix town centre.

Flights commencing from 13h each day.
1300m vertical descent, ax 20 – 25 mins flight time.
Cost: 110 Euros plus lift ticket (15 Euros)



Aiguille du Midi 3842m (cable car closes Mon 3 Nov until winter)
Probably THE most dramatic lift served flight in the whole of the French Alps and often cited by enthusiastic solo pilots as one of the most dramatic flights in the world! A miniature expedition using crampons & with a mountain guide to access the launch area followed by a smooth aerial journey amidst the snow & ice adorned high alpine peaks and glaciers of the Mont Blanc massif. Not for the faint hearted !
Flights early morning each day.
2700m vertical descent, 30 – 40 mins flight time depending upon weather conditions.
(Whole event time around two hours thirty). Cost: 230 Euros plus lift ticket , mountain guide services included.

Gift Vouchers
Offering a tandem flight as a gift is quick , easy and flexible.
Use the payment button below and we will e.mail you a gift voucher within a few hours of receiving payment.
Recipients should then reserve a time & date for the flight within one year.
We recommend Planpraz (Brevent), it is an ideal first flight and is the most reliable site.
If you are interested in other flights or have any questions please contact us.
Gift vouchers are not refundable, they are valid for one year from the date of payment.
If poor weather prevents us flying within the year, we will postpone to a mutually acceptable date even if it is outside of the twelve months.
The voucher becomes invalid if no initial reservation is made within the twelve month period.
Lift tickets are not included as prices vary depending upon the season.


Vols Biplace / Tandem Flights





What to wear
You will need warm clothing: a windproof jacket & fleece or pullover top & walking boots & light gloves. We can lend (no charge) you suitable footwear, jackets, gloves etc. if forewarned. Sunglasses are optional and a camera is essential! (Aiguille du Midi flight requires extra clothing & specific footwear).

See the “Frequently Asked Questions” page for more general information.

See the “Tandem Sites in Detail” page for more information on all our flights .

See the “Video – Tandem Flight” page to get a better idea of how we fly.

Enquiries and bookings:
Contact us by e.mail (info@fly-chamonix.com)

Telephone or text message: 0033 6 10 28 20 77

Booking is quick and easy. Individuals only pay after the flight, no lengthy & complicated forms to complete and no need to create an account etc.

See the “Online availability & Reservations” page.

We look forward to flying with you.

Sean

23 years paragliding in the Chamonix Valley