The thrill of Paragliding

Up in the Air!

Experience the thrill of flight in the Chamonix valley with our very own pilot.

Chalet co-owner, Gavin Foster, BHPA instructor for over 25 years spends most of his time working from his home in Chamonix France, where he is able to take advantage of great flying conditions, and all that the valley has to offer…. 

There are several options for you to experience the Chamonix valley from the air!

Tandem Paragliding Flights in the Chamonix Valley

Option 1:

Plan Praz / Brevent 2050ms
The take off is above Chamonix town, with spectacular views of the Mont Blanc Massif and glaciers
Flights in the summer from 08.15 through 13.00hrs
Winter time from 09.00 through 16.00hrs
Duration – dependent on the day, typically between 20 and 40 minutes
1000ms vertical
Cost: €110 

Option 2:

Plan D’Aiguille 2400ms
Half way stage of the Aiguille du Midi Gondola. Often an afternoon flying area facing West. From take-off we are able to fly over the magnificent Bossons Glacier and on towards the Pyramid / Junction – the first route used for the ascension of Mont Blanc 
Flight duration 35 to 50 minutes
(It is not possible to fly here from 1st July through 31st August)
Vertical 1200ms
Cost: €120

Option 3:

Grand Montets 3250ms
Taking off from the glacier in the snow, west facing, Magnificent views of the Mer de Glace and the Aiguillies / Spires of Chamonix Flight out to the Flambe de Pierre the start of the ridge to the Famous Dru, if the conditions are good climbing up on the Le Dru before flying back to Chamonix
Flights from July through early September
Flight Duration 1hr 
Vertical 2000ms
Cost: €180

Option 4:

Les Houches Prarion 1850ms 
North-East take off in the early mornings, flying over the pistes and chalets of the Les Houches ski area
Cost: €110

Option 5:

La Charme 1850ms
A beautiful Alpage with superb views of Mont Joly, Megeve, St Gervais
West facing (afternoon flight)
Flight Duration 1hr
Cost: €150