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Welcome to Barèges (2) flight site

Place: Barèges 65120, 65120 Bareges

Country: France

Activities: Paragliding

Level of difficulty : Medium.

Description: Fly in one of the most beautiful valley in Pyrénées, take off from Tourmalet pass and Pic du midi de Bigore. Enjoy your trip in the highest mountains of Pyrénées !!!

Take-off: 0°0′0"N, 0°0′0"E, altitude 2200 meters, GR 6 (see in google map).
take off is not difficult, deep slope but with grass everywhere can be windy, you are in mountain.

Landing: 0°0′0"N, 0°0′0"E, altitude 1400 meters (see in google map).
technical approch between a cable, car and a river.
but the field is long!!

Weather and wind at this place: we can’t fly with south wind in this place!!
ouest and north wind are good if they are not to strong....
east wind need an other take off
mostly we fly in the valley wind coming from ouest...

Going there: after Luz saint sauveur go to Barèges and keep going around 2 km you arrived at a big carpark!! the landing is here!!!

Special flying rules at this place: Air Aventures Pyrénées, your appi school there.

Usually practicable from may until october.

Number of accidents occurred: 1.

Flightsite created on 2 September 2010 by Mathieu Abrard (10005) , and modified on 5 January 2011 by Chris Webmaster (1).