“Verbier has been listed in the top 25 flying site in the world.”

– Cross Country Magazine Travel Guide

LEARN TO PARAGLIDE IN THE SWISS ALPS

An English speaking paragliding school in Switzerland offering the easiest and fastest way to get certified. We specialize in beginner and advanced paragliding courses as well as fly-guide holidays and packages with accommodation.

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POPULAR

FIRST EXPERIENCE – TASTER COURSE →

If you would like to learn to paraglide, but only have a few days, then you can start with one of our paragliding experience days, or even a two or three-day taster course.

AVAILABILITY

May – September

DURATION

1-3 DAYS

PRICE

1 day: 290CHF 2 days: 550CHF 3 days: 800CHF

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BEGINNER

ELEMENTARY PILOT COURSE – BEGINNERS →

This is an extremely fun course with lots of practical outdoor aspects and also some theory classes. By the end of your week, you can expect to be enjoying long solo flights of up to 25 minutes.

AVAILABILITY

May – September

DURATION

5 DAYS

PRICE

990CHF  or 1590CHF   with accommodation

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GET QUALIFIED

CLUB PILOT COURSE – GET QUALIFIED →

This is a really exciting course where you will gain a lot of airtime and start to really become confident in the air. This course has a jam-packed syllabus where you will be learning new and important exercises.

AVAILABILITY

May – September

DURATION

5 DAYS

PRICE

990CHF  or 1590CHF   with accommodation

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2 WEEK BEGINNER TO CLUB PILOT →

From complete beginner to getting a paragliding licence. We can organise that your Club Pilot Licence is accompanied by an International Proficiency card level that it is recognised worldwide. 

AVAILABILITY

May – September

DURATION

TWO 5 DAY COURSES

PRICE

1590CHF or 2590CHF with accommodation

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ADVANCED

THERMAL COURSE →

Our paragliding thermal course is designed to help pilots not only improve thermal techniques but also to generally progress and build confidence. This is also the best course for completing your BHPA Pilot rating tasks.

AVAILABILITY

May – September

DURATION

5 DAYS

PRICE

990CHF  or 1590CHF   with accommodation

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ADVANCED

CROSS COUNTRY CLINICS →

For pilots who can thermal but want to progress to flying bigger XC flights.
Fine-tuning any thermalling skills and coaching you on more advanced thermalling techniques.

Good decision making. This is the key in successful XC flights.

AVAILABILITY

May – September

DURATION

5 DAYS

PRICE

990CHF  or 1590CHF with accommodation

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EXTREME

ACRO CLINICS →

Our instructors are first class Acro pilots with years of experience and involvement in events such as the Red Bull Vertigo, the Red Bull Extreme and many more.

AVAILABILITY

All year on request

DURATION

2 DAYS

PRICE

800CHF

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EXTREME

SPEED FLYING →

Speed-flying is a form of paragliding that combines two exciting sports together… skiing and flying!
You do not need to be an expert skier for this course, however, a high level of paragliding is important.

AVAILABILITY

December - April

DURATION

HALF DAY

PRICE

290CHF

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ACCOMMODATION

SEE OUR SELECTION OF CHALETS & APARTMENTS →

All of the accommodation is within a few minutes walk of one another, and hey are only a 2 minute walk from the Verbier cable car and just a 10 minute walk from one of our landing fields in Montagnier.

THE OTHER FLIGHTS THAT YOU MIGHT LIKE

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EXTREME

HELI PARAGLIDING EXPERIENCE →

Even in the height of summer you can be dropped onto a white summit by helicopter, and then experience the flight of your life as you paraglide over glaciers and crevasses.  ​

AVAILABILITY

May – September

DURATION

HALF DAY

PRICE

From 490CHF  per person & 790CHF  per tandem

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MOST POPULAR

FIRST EXPERIENCE – TASTER COURSE →

If you would like to learn to paraglide, but only have a few days, then you can start with one of our paragliding experience days, or even a two or three-day taster course.

AVAILABILITY

May – September

DURATION

1-3 DAYS

PRICE

990CHF  or 1590CHF   with accommodation

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MOST POPULAR

FIRST EXPERIENCE – TASTER COURSE →

If you would like to learn to paraglide, but only have a few days, then you can start with one of our paragliding experience days, or even a two or three-day taster course.

AVAILABILITY

May – September

DURATION

1-3 DAYS

PRICE

990CHF  or 1590CHF   with accommodation

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TANDEM BOOKING OFFICES: Ski Service ski shop,  Les Ruinettes, At the top of the Médran cable car.   ACCOMMODATION ADDRESS FOR COURSES & HOLIDAYS:  La Ruinette, Rue de Verbier, 1, 1934 Le Châble, Switzerland
YOUR SAFETY MATTER

Verbier-Summits is certified & approved BHPA school located in Switzerland. Switzerland has the highest standard of teaching regulations in the World regulated by the Federal Civil Aviation Authorities, OFAC. Verbier-Summits is the only BHPA school in the world to also be regulated by OFAC. The Chief Flying Instructor at Verbier-Summits is trained and qualified to teach by:

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