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