October 2020: Tandem Paragliding, Chamonix Mont Blanc.

Telephone or text message / WhatsApp: 0033610282077 or Fly Chamonix e.mail
We always aim to reply within a few hours.
We offer flights all year except November.

Covid – 19.

We are authorised by the government to make tandem paragliding flights and are delighted to be flying. The Covid 19 situation in the Haute Savoie has increased considerably over recent weeks (the highest category of risk on the French scale). We have not heard of posutive cases in Chamonix but there will undoubtedly be some. The authorities ask that visitors remain vigilant, respect physical distancing etc. & wear face coverings in enclosed public areas & all public transport including cable cars.
A curfew has recentley been imposed between 21h – 6h.
Chamonix has been quieter than usual in October and once away from the main street of the town centre or Aiguille du Midi cable car or Montenvers train, the mountains are generally very quiet.
In Chamonix most bars, restaurants, hotels & shops are open & following government guidelines. The rule to wear face masks in the busier pedestrian zones of Chamonix has been extended.
Following this increased incidence, we have decided to suspend our flights from the Aiguille du Midi & the Plan de l’Aiguille as we feel that taking a cable car with up to 60 other people , even with face masks is an unacceptable risk & not a responsible action for a non essentiel activity.
We continue to fly from the Flegere where we access our launch point using an eight person gondola that allows us to maintain reasonable social distancing.

If you are unable to travel to Chamonix now or this winter due to changes in the Covid situation we will refund any deposits and will not ask for payment.

To respect government guidelines we ask that passengers wear a face covering.

La Flegere 1900m

(Available until 1st November)
Launching from the mid stage of the Flegere ski area, this flight offers views of the Mer de Glace, Gd Jorasses & the Mont Blanc massif. Landing is close to the town centre of Chamonix at Bois du Bouchet.

The flight offers a 900m vertical descent & lasts around 20 mins depending upon weather conditions & passenger weight. You should allow ax 60 minutes for the whole event.
The cost is 120 Euros / person + the cost of your lift ticket (15€) if you do not have a day multipass.
Passengers must be reasonably athletic and within our weight restrictions for this flight.

Flights at 10h & 11h & 12h each day.
The meeting point is at the bottom of the Flegere ski area in the village of les Praz (accessible by free ski bus or by train, or by car: free car parking)

Booking online takes under two minutes, no need to create an account.
Individuals & couples only pay after the flight.

See the “Online availability & Reservations” page.

Aiguille du Midi (Available from mid January onwards )
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! The flight takes us amidst the staggering rocky spires & above the highest glaciers in France.
Accessing the launch areas is not for the faint hearted, especially in the summer months when the ridge is no longer equipped with a fixed rope & walkway, as we have to descend a precipitous snow covered ridge – we employ a mountain guide who has an important role to play in ensuing our safe descent using crampons and ice axe.
Due to the nature of this flight passengers must be athletic, respect our weight limitations & have either previously flown or used crampons or done some climbing. Please consult us by e.mail for all enquiries concerning this flight.

Flight time around 30-40 mins . (Whole event time around two hours thirty). Meeting time: 9h
Cost: 340 Euros / person + the cost of your lift ticket (50€) if you do not have a day multipass (68€)

Winter: Brevent / Planpraz 2000m

(Available from 12th December)
We take off in the snow & fly high above Chamonix with superb views of the Europes highest mountain: the Mont Blanc and also the biggest icefall in Europe: the glacier des Bossons. Launching is on foot – no need for skis. We access the launch area with the Chamonix – Planpraz gondola (14€50) and we land close to the around three minutes walk from the bottom of the gondola.

The flight offers a 1000m vertical descent & lasts around 20 mins depending upon weather conditions & passenger weight. You should allow ax one hour for the whole event.
The cost is 120 Euros / person + the cost of your lift ticket if you do not have a day multipass (14€).

Flights at 9h, 10h, 11h, 12h,13h,14h,15h each day.
The meeting point is around ten minutes walk from the centre of Chamonix, accessible with the free ski bus or by car (covered car parking available).

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, that you may personalise, within a few hours of receiving payment.
Please write the name of the person who will use the voucher in the comments section when making your 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.
Other sites may not be suitable or available depending upon the date as appropriate cable cars may be closed or not available.
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 & lift openings.

FAQ’s

We will send pre flight information along with flight confirmation. For an instant answer to any questions please review:Frequently Asked Questions

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

Enquiries and bookings:

Contact us by e.mail Fly Chamonix e.mail

Telephone or text message / WhatsApp: 0033 6 10 28 20 77

Booking online takes under two minutes, no need to create an account etc.
Individuals & couples only pay after the flight.

See the “Online availability & Reservations” page.
For Aiguille du Midi flights please contact us directly by e.mail.

We look forward to flying with you.

Sean

29 years paragliding in the Chamonix Valley

Payment online

Unless you are purchasing a gift voucher please complete a booking request (either on line or by e.mail) & await our reply before making payment.


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