Cloudbase Paragliding Tips and Hints - 05. Alpine Flying (Lite)

Join Chris in Austria's beautiful and scenic Zillertal Valley as he takes you through some basic etiquette to ensure you have fun and keep safe when alpine valley flying!


* Safe pre-inflation techniques when standing on launch

* Ensuring that your glider is stable before committing to flight

* Rear-riser steering techniques

* Increasing visibility

* Pitch control opportunities when on speed bar

* Thermal mapping using your instrument

* Riser grabbing

* Understanding valley flows and terrain to understand better lift opportunities

* Slow spiral exit by feathering the inside brake

* Planning your primary and alternate LZ's based on the conditions