Paragliding in Ötztal

Paragliding
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Conquer the air on a paraglider

Free as an eagle - high above the valley floor, at eye level with the Alpine peaks and far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The ultimate experience that promises unforgettable moments. In Ötztal there are several opportunities to take to the air, either for experienced paragliders or for tandem flights guided by a professional. Book your thrilling jump with one of the valley's expert adventure providers and enjoy a very special feeling of elation.

Paragliding flight over the Ötztal Alps

Paragliders in Ötztal can expect top flight conditions and outstanding perspectives. On clear days, the striking Zugspitze summit towers on the northern horizon. In the south, majestic Wildspitze peak at 3768 meters catches the eye of all mountain fans - it is the highest mountain in North Tirol and in the Ötztal Alps. A characteristic feature is also the high altitude leading up to 3000 meters and beyond. However, the airspace must be checked precisely before you set out. Pilots flying over 3300 meters should be well informed about the international aviation laws.

Excellent thermal currents in the entire valley can be quite challenging on some days due to the upper winds and valley winds. So inform yourself about the local conditions before you start a flight!

 

Tip: More details are offered by the outdoor adventure providers

 

High altitude flight for two

The mountain lift takes you up to the launch point for paragliders. Thanks to special devices for carrying the hang gliders in the gondola cabin, the uphill ride is very comfortable and fast. If you take off for the first time with a paraglide you will feel a slight tingling in your stomach. Once at the top, the skilled professionals make the final preparations for an exciting tandem flight. Anyone who has ever wanted to take a look at the magnificent three thousand meter high peaks of the Ötztal Alps will be thrilled and enchanted. On your way down to the valley floor you conquer up to 1350 meters of difference in altitude. There are several launch and landing spots spread all over Ötztal:

  • Hochoetz/Oetz
  • Niederthai/UH
  • Gaislachkogl Gondola/middle station/Gratlift
  • Giggijoch (winter)

Further information is provided by the adventure specialists in Ötztal. Send an inquiry here and get ready for a flight that doubles the fun.

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