Croix de Chamrousse take-off area

Croix de Chamrousse take-off area
Chamrousse 2250
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Take-off area for free flight, from the top of Chamrousse called La Croix de Chamrousse (2253m).
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.

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


    Zone de décollage de la Croix de Chamrousse
    Chamrousse 2250
    GPS coordinates
    Latitude : 45.126587
    Longitude : 5.902428
    • Internal criteria :
      • Chamrousse 2250
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