Intro to paragliding courses in Verbier, Switzerland

Intro to paragliding courses in Verbier, Switzerland

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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level: Beginner
  • Spoken languages: French, English
  • Fitness level: Beginner
  • Duration: from full day to 2-3 days
  • Cancellation policy: 
    moderate1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Place Blanche, Rte de Verbier 77 1936, Verbier, Valais Switzerland
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

If you would like to learn to paraglide then opt for a course proposed by Verbier Summits. Verbier Summits is a paragliding school based at Verbier and managed by twin brothers Mike and Stu, who incidentally were also former paragliding stuntmen.

Depending on the time you have on your objectives, Mike and Stu propose paragliding courses:

1-day course: You will learn how to take off and land. You may also discover the exhilarating feeling of your first solo flight, should you have acquired all the necessary skills by the end of the day.

2-day course: You will consolidate the techniques and methods you learned over your first day by flying out on solo flights for up to 20 minutes

3-day course: You will learn how to fly confidently by flying out for longer periods of time – up to 30 minutes.

 

Offers

1
1 day course: discover paragliding

Discover paragliding with this 1 day course. This session gives you a taster of what paragliding is and whether it’s the activity for you or not.

During this course you will learn the necessary skills allowing you to take off and land safely. You will also discover the satisfaction of flying alone (depending on your level and skills acquired).   

Objectives

To realize your first solo flight at the end of the day.

Special terms

Minimum age: 15 y/o.

Sport level:Beginner
Duration:full day
Meeting point:
Place Blanche, Rte de Verbier 77 1936, Verbier, Valais Switzerland
Included:
  • Paragliding equipement
  • Transportation to flying site
Excluded:
  • Lunch & drinks
2
2 day paragliding course

If you only have a weekend (or 2 days during the week) then enlist for this 2 day paragliding course in the mountains of Verbier.

During this course you will learn the necessary skills allowing you to take off and land safely. You will also discover the satisfaction of flying alone (depending on your level and skills acquired).   

The 2 day course is built around the techniques you learnt during your first day. By the end of the second day you’ll be able to enjoy small flights of 20 minutes each.

Objectives

Be able to perform short solo flights of up to 20 minutes in safety.

Special terms

Minimum age: 15 y/o.

Sport level:Beginner
Duration:2-3 days
Meeting point:
Place Blanche, Rte de Verbier 77 1936, Verbier, Valais Switzerland
Included:
  • Paragliding equipement
  • Transportation to the flying site
Excluded:
  • Food & drinks
3
3 day paragliding course

If you would like to learn to paraglide over a long weekend (ideally 3 days) then why not opt for this 3 day course.

The first day will give you a taster of what paragliding is and the basic techniques. You will learn the necessary skills allowing you to take off and land safely. You will also discover the satisfaction of flying alone (depending on your level and skills acquired).   

On the second day you will consolidate the techniques learnt during the first day, and be able to do small flights of 20 minutes each.

On the third day you’ll fly out further and longer – up to 30 minutes.

This 3 day course is a great way to discover and learn paragliding, in a stunning environement. It is also a big step towards autonomy and paragliding Level 1.

Objectives

Be able to perform solo flights of up to 30 minutes, in safety.

Activity requirements

Minimum age: 15 y/o.

Sport level:Beginner
Duration:2-3 days
Meeting point:
Place Blanche, Rte de Verbier 77 1936, Verbier, Valais Switzerland
Included:
  • Paragliding equipement
  • Transportation to flying site
Excluded:
  • Food & drinks

Meeting point

Place Blanche, Rte de Verbier 77 1936, Verbier, Valais Switzerland Get directions
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