Croix de Chamrousse take-off area

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Croix de Chamrousse take-off area
Chamrousse 2250
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Free flight take-off area at the top of the Croix de Chamrousse (2253m).

The Chamrousse site is managed by Air Ailes Chamrousse Vol Libre. For professional supervision, contact the Corole paragliding school.
The Croix de Chamrousse take-off area gets 2 orientations North and West. It is a mountain take-off which has 2 orientations North and West. The site is located at the top of the Chamrousse ski resort at an altitude of 2250 m

- Ideal conditions :
○ 0 to 10 km/h (beginner pilots) and 10 to 25 km/h (expert pilots). Dangers in strong winds.
Favourable winds: N;SE;S;SW;W;NW
- Flying season: April to October from 7:30 in the morning until late in the evening (21:00)
- Flight periods: spring summer winter
- Landings : Uriage
○ Rest at the top possible
○ Landing available at 3.5 glide ratio
○ Grand Champ station under the needle take-off - West to North - 1650 m
○ La Richardière - St Martin d'Uriage - West - 550 m (horses, site to visit before flight)
- Progressive slope

Access by gondola possible in winter and summer, depending on opening days and hours.
Thank you for respecting the car parks, the forbidden zones and the cleanliness of the site.
In case of accident call 18 or 112.

Orientation: Latitude 45.13 - Longitude 5.90
Equipment: weather beacon and webcam
- Car from Grenoble: 35 km - 45 minutes
- Bus: T87 (former Transisère 6010) - Grenoble-Chamrousse and TouGo 707 Grenoble-Chamrousse
- Access on foot : 50 min, 3 km, 600 D+.
- Lift: la Croix gondola
Opening periodAll year round.

Subject to favorable weather.
    General informations
    • Grouping by age (EN) :
      • Grouping by age (EN)
    Equipments & Services
    • Leisure facilities :
      • Bar
      • Orientation board


    Free access. Gondola prices: feel free to check online on


    Site de Chamrousse - Décollage Croix de Chamrousse
    Chamrousse 2250
    GPS coordinates
    Latitude : 45.126504
    Longitude : 5.902101
    The take-off area is north of the ski lift arrival. From the Roche Béranger car park, take the marked trails towards La Croix (460m difference in altitude). Access is possible via the ski lifts during the winter and summer seasons.
    • Internal criteria :
      • Chamrousse 2250
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