Paragliding: take off area Le Lachat

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Le Lachat
Le Grand-Bornand
Le Grand-Bornand
The take-off is located at the summit of Mont Lachat, at an altitude of 2100 meters.
Winter : Take off either on skis. The area located right next to the avalanche barriers is reserved for those professionals who maintain the platform in order to guarantee maximum safety for their passengers, who are often novice skiers. Last chair for the Le Lachat chairlift is at 16:00.

Summer : The aspect is primarily W-S-W, facing the valey wind, but it is also possible for a N-E takeoff. The vertical drop is more than 1000 meters.
All year round.
To note
  • Type of SITRA offer :
    • Not recommended in bad weather
  • Accessibility criteria :
    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
Le Lachat
Le Grand-Bornand
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.958135
Longitude : 6.476878
Access using the Le Rosay gondola and then the Le Lachat chairlift.
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The Lachat detachable chairlift is open in summer to pedestrians, paraglider pilots and mountain bikers.
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Mont Lachat is the ski area peak in winter over 2000m of altitude. It is also an take-off area famous for free paragliding flight. Accessibility : Lachat skilift.
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Picnic area to enjoy the panoramic view. In winter, only accessible to skiers, in summer, access by chairlift.