Paragliding - Passy-Plaine Joux (Passy) Launch Site
This busy site is on the road through plateau d’Assy to Lac Vert / Plaine Joux. There is a large car park at the Plaine-Joux station.
Supervised beginner to XC Pilots. The site is equipped for wheeled harness flyers.
ORIENTATION AND CONDITIONS
South, this site is suitable all year round, and is subject to thermal conditions from the afternoon. It is unsuitable in strong westerly winds.
Altitude: 1360m. Vertical drop: 760m. GPS: N 45° 56' 58" E 006° 44' 22"
The ridge behind the take off is a natural reserve and flying below 300m is forbidden. The site is often crowded – be aware of the rules of priority.
Passy-Chedde and Passy-Marlioz
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