Speed Riding Initiation courses

Chamonix Paragliding

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Individual or group lessons (maximum 4 riders), the aim of this course is to bring you to the autonomy in the place where you learn.

The course take place on Le Tour / Balme.

Between 3 and 5 days depending on your progress. The monitor will show you the basics of the practice of speed riding.

First slip under your canopy until the first piloted flights. You will learn how to prepare your wings, control your sailing on the ground and gradually to take off and land on different types of slope.
You will discover how to manage your speed and make turns on the ground or in the air.

If your monitor think your level is correct, you will access the original French patent speed riding pilot.

Maximun 4 trainee.


- 1 trainee = 350€/person/day
- 2 trainees = 195€/person/day
- 3 trainees = 145€/person/day
- 4 trainees = 125€/person/day


- The instructor.
- The flying and protection material.

Not included:

- Federal contribution and obligatory insurance.
- Lifts.
- Meals and drinks.
- Ski equipment.

Period and duration

Period or practicality dates of courses planned:

- from 12/12/2016 to 31/03/2017.

Flight duration or course duration:

- 3 up to 5 days

Tryst place


Caisse des remontées mécanique - Place du Tour - 74400 Argentière

GPS coordinates:

46.004131213878601 / 6.9475436210632298