Paragliding - Passy-Chedde (Passy) Landing Site

The site is 5 min walk from Chedde train station, and about 200m from the centre of Chedde, on rue Paul Corbin. Coming from Le Fayet, follow the signs for Chedde. The landing field is in the far corner of the valley.

Supervised beginner to XC Pilots.

South West, this site is generally well protected from weak to moderate prevailing winds (except Westerly winds). It is flyable in convective breezes.
Altitude: 603m. GPS: N 45° 55' 41' E 006° 43' 30'

The wind gradient can be pronounced. This site is very popular and can be overcrowded, especially during the evening and in restitution conditions.

Click on the links below for guides to specific sites:

Launch sites:
  • Aiguille du Midi (Chamonix)
  • Flégère/Index (Chamonix)
  • Grand-Montets (Chamonix)
  • Grand Prarion (les Houches)
  • Merlet (les Houches)
  • Mont Blanc Summit
  • Passy-Plaine Joux (Passy)
  • Plan de l’Aiguille (Chamonix)
  • Planpraz (Chamonix)
  • Prarion N/E (les Houches)

  • Landing sites:
  • Bois du Bouchet (Chamonix)
  • Les Chavants (les Houches)
  • Passy-Chedde (Passy)
  • Passy-Marlioz (Passy)
  • Savoy (Chamonix)
  • The Cachet Gravel Pits (Chamonix)