Elementary Course including High Flights

Safe, uncomplicated and with a lot of fun should be your first steps into the world of paragliding. According to weather conditions, right at the first day you will loose the ground under your feet at our training slope. You'll be surprised how fast and continious your abilities increase. A few days later, weather depending often on the 5th day, you will make your first high-altitude flights, e.g. from Planai, of course guided by our instructors via radio. And finally, on the 6th or 7th day you will hold your Austrian School Confirmation in your hands.

Course Content

  • You'll become acquainted with the paragliding equipment and learn to launch, handle and land the paraglider
  • Directional control of the glider
  • Video analysis
  • Radio guidance also at the training slope
  • Groundhandling - Reverse launch technique
  • At least 5 high-altitude flights with a height difference between 300 and 1100 m including the following lessons: Planning the flight, take-off, flying curves and land the glider safely
  • Theory lessons in material knowledge and aerodynamics, meteorology, air law und flight practice
  • Learning materials (also available in english)
  • Theory test to get the Austrian School Confirmation


Course Duration

6-7 days
One week course: Monday to Sunday in July and August in Ramsau
Weekend courses: 1st part (4 days) usually Thursday to Sunday and 2nd part (2-3 days) on the following weekend

Prices

€ 600 exclusive accomodation
€ 510 youth fare for students, trainees up to 25 years
€ 40 appr. for cable car tickets or transfer

Services

  • Paragliding Elementary Course including complete flight equipment
  • Learning materials
  • Liability insurance
  • Supervision at take-off and landing area
  • Radio guidance
  • Video analysis
  • Austrian School Confirmation
  • reservation of accomodation during the course, if desired
  • uncomplicated possibility to continue with the next course: the Pilot License Course

Accomodation

We'd be pleased to book a room for you. Together with your Elementary Course you can book a room or appartement in the following accomodations:
In Ramsau:
Schlapferhof: Per person and night in a double room with breakfast from 20 € up
Sport Steiner:  Per person and night in a double room with breakfast from 40 € up
Alpenperle:  Per person and night in a double room with breakfast from 53 € up
Hotel Stierer:  Per person and night in a double room with breakfast from 48 € up
Hotel Berghof:  Per person and night in a double room with breakfast from 77 € up
In Murtal:
Gästehaus Mandl:  Per person and night in a double room with breakfast from 28 € up

Please have a look at Course Dates