Paragliding: summer landing area "Les Potais"

  • Terrain d'aterrissage des Potais
Ailes du Grand-Bornand
Contact
Les Potais
Le Grand-Bornand Vallée du Bouchet
74450
Le Grand-Bornand
Les Potais landing area, in the Bouchet Valley, has easy, consistent either updraft or dawn-draft winds.
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 15/06 to 30/09.
In summary
  • Environment :
    • Near shuttle stop
Facilities and services
  • Parking :
    • Parking
To note
  • Type of SITRA offer :
    • Not recommended in bad weather
Localisation
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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.
View also
The landing area during the winter is located 200 m from the bottom of gondola, at a place called "Le Terret".
The take-off is located at the summit of Mont Lachat, at an altitude of 2100 meters.
Le Grand-Bornand Village Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
04 50 02 20 58 04 50 02 69 53 Website
Skibus services serve the various hamlets and places of residence of the station to take you in the center or at the foot of the slopes. With the Sibra app find the bus schedules of the Aravis mountains!
04 80 80 60 50
Skis on the feet and sailing over your head: discover the Speed-Riding in all lightness.
04 80 80 60 50
Are you looking for a bird's eye view of... everything? Our paragliding flight instructors offer you the chance to see Le Grand Bornand from the sky. So take off on a tandem flight and soar with the birds.
04 80 80 60 50
Are you looking for a bird's eye view of... everything? Our paragliding flight instructors offer you the chance to see Le Grand Bornand from the sky. So take off on a tandem flight and soar with the birds.
04 50 02 78 10
The Lachat detachable chairlift is open in summer to pedestrians, paraglider pilots and mountain bikers.