Paragliding: landing area "Les Potais"

  • Terrain d'aterrissage des Potais
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Les Potais
Le Grand-Bornand Vallée du Bouchet
74450
Le Grand-Bornand
This landing field in the Bouchet valley benefits from a healthy aerology in rising or falling breeze. The approach is made in PTU left hand by rising breeze (downwind branch on the tree hedge side) and right hand by falling breeze.
With an updraft conduct a right-hand side u-shape approach (tail wind on road side), and with a downdraft conduct a left-hand side u-shape approach. Summer only.
Respect the designated parking areas as well as the local residents in order to ensure long term access to the area for free-flying sports.
From 18/06 to 18/09, daily.
According to skilifts opening.

From 24/12 to 14/04, daily.
According to skilifts opening.

Subject to favorable weather.
In summary
  • Environment :
    • Near shuttle stop
Facilities and services
  • Parking :
    • Parking
To note
  • Type of SITRA offer :
    • Not recommended in bad weather
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Les Potais
Le Grand-Bornand Vallée du Bouchet
74450
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.935684
Longitude : 6.462364
Tarifs
Free access.
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