For the perfect combination of long rocky ridges, turquoise lakes, deep river gorges and flatland playgrounds, with the Pyrenees just behind. Àger was designed for paragliding!
The image below are the ‘Skyways’ in the Àger area … all the blue lines are recorded paragliding cross country flights
What’s it like?
Àger has long days and a long season, which have attracted serious XC pilots for decades. Indeed, Àger has seen its fair share of top-level competitions including the European Hang Gliding Championship and the Paragliding World Cup.
However, there is a lot here for all levels of pilot, including novices; you can go XC without even leaving the valley!
Flyable all year round. The area is reknowned for its olive production – a good sign for a reliable flying site!
Thermic flying starts in early February and continues until mid October. The XC season peaks during the late spring and early summer with strong but manageable conditions for active pilots. Mornings and late afternoon can provide realxing local XC flying with plenty of opportinuty to get high and see the amazing terrain.
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