"Thanks for looking after my kids."
- Bill Gates
"THANK YOU STU & MIKE FOR A SUCH WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE."
- Sir Richard Branson
"WHAT AN AMAZING PLACE...THANKS STU FOR ALL THE GREAT ADVICE."
- Bear Grylls
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Paragliding Holidays and Courses in Verbier Switzerland

An English speaking paragliding school in the Swiss Alps offering the easiest and fastest way to get certified. We specialise in beginner and advanced courses as well as Fly-Guide holidays and packages with accommodation.

BHPA (British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association) courses and approved by the FSVL (Swiss Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association) which guarantees the highest teaching practices in the world.


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Tandem flights

Experience the thrilling sensation of soaring like a bird with a parapente flight over Verbier.

You don’t require any experience or level of fitness to paraglide or ‘parapont’ with us….just sit back and enjoy the ride!

or contact us directly:

Mike: 00 41 79 710 9132
or Stu: 00 41 79 313 5677 if you have an enquiry.

Our paragliding school

Taking-off, Verbier, Switzerland

Learn to paraglide

Learning to paraglide is fun and easy with our taster days and BHPA elementary pilot and club pilot and two week beginner to club pilot paragliding courses.

Take advantage of our excellent weather conditions and high mountains for maximum airtime! Because of this we are able to guarantee that you can complete your EP or CP syllabus in under a week!

Flying over Petit Combin Glacier, Verbier, Switzerland

Coaching and advanced courses

Our thermal course is designed to help pilots not only improve thermal techniques but also to generally progress and build confidence.

The cross-country clinic focuses on linking thermals, understanding mountain conditions and making safe decisions.

Request an acro clinic to start or improve your acro skills.

Learn to speed fly.

Paragliding into the sunset, Verbier, Switzerland

Fly-Guide and paragliding holidays

Our fly-guide holidays combine guiding and coaching. Our guides will accompany you on every flight to ensure you get the best conditions and develop your skills.

We also offer heli-paragliding trips. Even in the height of summer you can be dropped onto a white summit by helicopter, and enjoy the flight of your life paragliding over glaciers and crevasses.


Paragliding twins Stu and Mike Belbas

About Us

We have been flying for over 20 years and a dream came true for us when created our own paragliding school in 2003. We discovered their biggest flying passion of all….teaching and sharing our knowledge with other people.

Our philosophy when founding Verbier-Summits paragliding school was to create the best place to learn to paraglide with the safest teaching practices in the most beautiful environment and with the best team of instructors possible. Over ten years later we believe we still meet that brief!

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Paragliding accommodation

During your paragliding vacation here in the Alps, you can relax after a long day of flying in our comfortable and homely lodgings. We realise the importance of not just good flying but also a beautiful place to stay and a good night’s sleep, after all let’s not forget that you’re on holiday!

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