Startplaces

Bohinj

Country: 
Slovenia
Acro over: 
Water
Height difference: 
500m

Around the beautiful lake of Bohinj there are several startplaces.
The most suitable for acro training and competitions is the Vogel. This is a ski resort, situated south above the lake, at 1665 m AMSL. Best wind direction is NE. Take the cable car and the chairlift to Orlove Glave. From the top of this chairlift the take-off is just 100 m to the left. You can reach the lake about 800 m high by a simple glide.
The cost for the cable car and chairlift is around 2000 sit (8 EUR) for one way.
Because this area is a National Park, you have to pay around 4 EUR for the car parking.

Walensee - Schrina

Country: 
Switzerland
Acro over: 
Water
Height difference: 
800m

The Schrina take-off is overlooking the beautiful Walensee in Eastern-Switzerland. There are many SIV trainings hosted here however the altitude over the water is really not that good!

Krippenstein

Country: 
Austria
Acro over: 
Water
Height difference: 
1 800m

2 different startplaces :

1) NE,N,NW : at 2109m, on top of mountain, easy to start, great to groundhandling/soaring, 5min. hiking from cableway

Annecy

Country: 
France
Acro over: 
Water
Height difference: 
600m

Around the well known lake Annecy I know 3 take off places. On the north of the lake there are two large start place with rug.

Torrent

Country: 
Switzerland
Acro over: 
Ground!
Height difference: 
870m
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easy startplace, nice flight in swiss alps.

for the cable car see www.torrent.ch

Voss

Country: 
Norway
Acro over: 
Water
Height difference: 
570m

Voss is one of the most famous flying sites in Norway. This breathtaking area is situated in Northern Norway, about one hour driving from Bergen.

Gerlitzen

Country: 
Austria
Acro over: 
Water
Height difference: 
1 400m

Ossiacher See is situated in southern Austria, only few kilometers from Villach and it is one of the best places to practice over water. It’s easily accessible by motorways (A10, A11, A2) and there is a cable car running to the top. Every season there is a large acro community present training here.