Back to Grand-Bo : paragliding competition

From Saturday 24 June to Saturday 01 July 2017

Every day

  • Back to Grand-Bo
  • journée du parapente
An original concept for a paragliding competition, bringing together in a single event amateur pilots and the best pilots in the world in order to covering the greatest distance roundtrip.
Pilots will take off from the summit of Mont Lachat and attempt to fly as far as possible with the mandatory goal of returning and landing in Le Grand Bornand. Strategy, technique, analysis, these are the skills needed to exploit the huge paragliding potential Le Grand Bornand offers..

Concept :

Frre choice of flying day :
- Choose your flying day or days during the 10 competition days.
- No imposed course, all trinagles are valid as soon as you take off and come back to land at the Grand-Bornand.
- You can do as many attempts as you want during the competition period.

GPS track :
- Send us your GPS track to decalre your flight
- You can dowload as many tracks as you want, only the best one will count.
- At the end of the competition you will be able to compare your track with thoses of your friends or champions.

3 categories :
- Elite category for gliders with an aspect ration higher than 7.
- performance category for gliders with an aspect ration between 5,7 and 7.
- Standard category for gliders with an aspect ratio lower than 5,7.

Prize money :
- Prize money
- An overrall ranking and bonuses for pilots in Performance and Standard categories, allowing accumulated gains if you win with a glider with an aspect ration lower than 7.
- All the details about gains distribution are available in the competition rules.
  • SITRA services :
    • Services NON_ACCEPTES
Directions to :
au Mont-Lachat pour le décollage.
Le Grand-Bornand
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.958773
Longitude : 6.477112
Take off from Le Grand-Bornand.
Prices not available. Free for spectators.
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