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Terrain d'atterrissage du Bois du Bouchet

Terrain d'atterrissage du Bois du Bouchetbois du Bouchet
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Access : by car leave the Mont Blanc roundabout heading in the direction of Argentiere, the landing field is 500-m on the left, after the sports centre, North of the town.Chamonix railway station (SNCF) + 15 mins by foot.+33(0)4 50 53 22 08 www.ffvl.fr/sites/sites.php3?id=74012
Good to know
  • Flight to Mont Blanc country brochure  
  • Flights and take off forbidden in Mont-Blanc side in July and August
  • Plan on appropriate summer and winter equipment (gloves, good shoes, jacket, pants).
  • Flying free means flying with respect for the environment, respecting the air space and its rules, and respecting others.
  • Flight possible throughout the Chamonix Valley!
  • Year-round activity!
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FFVL Registered landing site.


DescriptionDangers / Difficulties :
Large landing field surrounded by trees. It is important to go no further downwind than the small road leading to the gravel pit in order to land in the main field when the prevailing valley wind is blowing. In the afternoons it can often reach speeds of 20 / 30 kmh.

Pilot ability : Beginners, to XC.

Landing field for : Plan Praz, Plan d’Aiguille, Flegere, Les Grands Montets, and the Aiguille du Midi.

Special Rules :
The landing is forbidden during winter time because it's a skiing area. During winter, landing is on the "terrain des delats" in the woods. Be careful: turbulent and enclaved area.
Please ask at the club, or the paragliding schools, or a professional pilot for the latest information.

Flight conditions :
Landing any time of the day, but beware the valley breeze can get strong in the afternoon.
Prices
Free of charge.
Opening times
All year round.
Facilities and services
  • Public WC
On the map

Related page

A plus :
Décollage du Plan de l'Aiguille
Décollage du Plan de l'Aiguille
A plus :
Décollage de Planpraz - Brévent
Décollage de Planpraz - Brévent
On site :
Skate-park
Skate-park
On site :
Parcours d'Orientation de Chamonix au Bois du Bouchet
Parcours d'Orientation de Chamonix au Bois du Bouchet

But also...

Sightseeing at altitude
Sightseeing at altitude
Speed-riding
Speed-riding
Climbing
Climbing
Vallée Blanche and Ski touring
Vallée Blanche and Ski touring
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