L'Aiguille take-off area

Col de l'Aiguille viewChamrousse - Belledonne paragliding
L'Aiguille take-off area
Chamrousse 1650
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The Chamrousse site is managed by Air Ailes Chamrousse Vol libre. For professional supervision, contact the Corole paragliding school.
Flights are available all day long. Dangerous with strong wind, espacially with North-East and South-West wind.
Car access until a parking area specially made for paragliders (Chamrousse 1650) is about 10 minutes walking from the Aiguille take-off area.

The Aiguille is a pyramidal take-off area with 4 orientations. Flights are allowed from 8am to 9pm. This area is on a North/South ridge and is orientated towards west.
A FFVL tag is available from April to October.
- from 0 to 10 km/h : flights for begginers to intermediates, depending on the wind.
- from 10 to 25 km/h flights for experts.

An orientation table, a windsock and a weather beacon are available on site.
Thank you for respecting parking areas, prohibited zones, cleanliness.
In case of an accident dial 18 or 112.

Orientation: Latitude 45.1 - Longitude 5.883
Equipment: windsock, weather beacon, webcam and FFVL Chamrousse beacon (143 9 874 MHz)
- Car from Grenoble: 35 km - 45 min
- Bus: T87 (former Transisère 6010) - Grenoble-Chamrousse and TouGo 707 Grenoble-Chamrousse
- Access on foot: 13 min, 0,900 km, 110 D+.
Opening periodAll year round.

Subject to favorable weather.


    Free access.


    Site de Chamrousse - Décollage l'Aiguille
    Chamrousse 1650
    GPS coordinates
    Latitude : 45.13
    Longitude : 5.883
    From Uriage, take the road towards the resort of Chamrousse (RD 280 and then the RD111 on the right), as far as Le Recoin. Park in the resort as soon as possible (rue des Roches Vertes). From there, walk along the marked path towards the Aiguille (10min).
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