The complete guidebook for hang glider and paraglider pilots
by Oliver Guenay
The Alps region is a superb destination für hang glider and paraglider pilots. It offers great conditions above high mountains and the most amazing scenery to explore. It is the Mecca of free-flying.
This guidebook details the best flying sites in Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland and France, carefully selected for their unique advantages. With many large-format photos, detailed maps and almost 300 pages of information, this is the key to unlock the secrets of the whole Alps region.
Complete coverage of 110 sites, including over 500 alternatives
The most current information based on exhaustive research
Illustrated maps showing the relevant free-flying details
Official launch and landing areas, with GPS coordinates
Expert guidance on flying, cross-country routes, cautions and tips
Recommended accommodation, directions, contact details and useful information
Alternative sporting and cultural activities in every area for the whole family
Best Flying Sites of the Alps is essential reading for anyone who dreams of this great flying adventure.
Oliver Guenay is a journalist, author, traveller and flying guide. He explores the most remote regions of the world, yet always returns to the wonder of the Alps. Having flown countless XCs and bivouac routes, his knowledge of the region is unsurpassed.
His detailed guidebooks of the Alps and the Mediterranean region are established bestsellers in German. This is the first time his work is available in English, in an entirely new edition.
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