Paragliding: take off area Le Lachat

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Ailes du Grand-Bornand
Contact
Le Lachat
Le Grand-Bornand
74450
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 foot or 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.
In summary
  • Period :
    • Establishment closed temporarily
Facilities and services
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Orientation board
To note
  • Type of SITRA offer :
    • Not recommended in bad weather
  • Accessibility criteria :
    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
Localisation
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Le Lachat
Le Grand-Bornand
74450
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.958135
Longitude : 6.476878
Access using the Le Rosay gondola and then the Le Lachat chairlift.
View also
The landing area during the winter is located 200 m from the bottom of gondola, at a place called "Le Terret".
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.
Les Potais landing area, in the Bouchet Valley, has easy, consistent either updraft or dawn-draft winds.
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.
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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 areas (about 6 summer and winter tables) to enjoy the panoramic view.