Takeoff spots above Bovec

Popular paragliding take-off spots around the Bovec area are Mangrtsko sedlo and Kanin (C station).

 

 

TAKE-OFF
SPOT
ALTITUDE DESCRIPTION SUITABLE
WINDS
WARNINGS
Mangartsko sedlo 1947 m A picturesque take-off spot with magnificent panoramic views of the Julian Alps; accessible by car. SW, S, SE, E, W - Risk of strong valley winds;
- the landing spot in Log pod Mangartom is situated on private property, so parachutes must be folded on the roadside.
Kanin (C Station) 1070 m From Mt. Kanin it is possible to fly towards the waterfall Boka and continue towards Tolmin. The landing site is located near Bovec - Bovec BREG. S, SW Bovec sports airport is nearby.
Breginjski (Kobariški) Stol 1406 m Over 20 km long, this ridge with vertiginous views of the valley is used as the take-off spot in a number of paragliding competitions; accessible by car. SW, S, SE, E, W - Landing in Kobarid; overhead power lines along the road.

 

Independent flights require excellent skills and a thorough knowledge of the local conditions; it is vital that you consult a flying instructor before the flight.

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Avantura Outdoor Agency

Trg golobarskih žrtev 19, 5230 Bovec

M: +386 (0)41 832 774

www.avantura.org

Jadralno padalsko društvo Kanin

Brdo 70, 5230 Bovec

M: +386 (0)41 242 762

www.paragliding-kanin.com

Alpe šport Vančar

Trg golobarskih žrtev 20, 5230 Bovec

M: +386 (0)41 635 893

www.bovecsport.com

X Point - Outdoor center

Trg svobode 6, 5222 Kobarid

T: +386 (0)5 38 85 308
M: +386 (0)41 692 290

www.xpoint.si