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Tandem Paragliding "Discovery" - Barre des Ecrins

Standard Flight
English, French
Meeting place

At our base located at the Orcières leisure base (Base de loisirs d'Orcières, 05170 Orcières)

FREE cancellation with full refund up to 24 hours before the start of the activity

  Flight for Small Kids

If you book a flight for a small kid, best conditions for flying are in the morning (ideally at 9am)


The perfect experience to discover paragliding, intense and efficient, awaits you! During this flight, you will have the chance to fly around the Barre des Ecrins and witness landscapes that only birds can normally enjoy. Once you arrive at the take-off area, a few quick strides will allow you to take off for a flight in complete safety thanks to your certified pilot!

Tour programme
- Meeting and Preparation: We meet at the reserved time (a bar is open at the base if you are early) to show you your flight equipment, and so you get to know your pilot. We'll then be taking you to the take-off area.
- Start and Flight: You will gear up once you arrive and will take off as soon as the runway is free. At the "go" from your pilot, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 fast steps will allow you to smoothly take off with the pilot. In the blink of an eye, you will feel a breathtaking sensation will you and these 15 minutes will always feel too short. You will land at the meeting point 800m below and will be able to share your experience with your relatives who will have observed you from the ground with envy.

Flight facts
- Route: From Orcières - Take-off in Cairn and landing back at Orcières
- View at: Barre des Ecrins (4102m), Vallée du Champsaur
- Altitude/Distance covered: 800m
- Total Duration: 45min-1h
- Duration of the flight: 15-20min
- Type of flight: Standard

Included services
- Complete flight equipment: tandem paraglider, harnesses, windproof overall, helmet, gloves
- Licensed, certified tandem pilot
- Transfer to the starting point
- Pictures/Videos (for extra charge)

Bring along
- Solid footwear
- Warm clothes / Long trousers and sweaters/ Winter clothes
- Camera for pictures
- Sunglasses

- Minimum age: 4 years old
- Minimum/Maximum weight: 20-100kg
- Physical health

Recommendations for Tandem Paragliding "Discovery" - Barre des Ecrins

FannyJuly 25, 2018verified1 day (1 hour/day)

Very good experience

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  • experienced

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