Splendid, mythical, the takeoff from Varan is a breathtaking view of the Arve valley, Mont Blanc, takeoff in the morning or in the evening we never get tired of it!
Orientation: from southwest to southeast.
Altitude: several take-off locations from 1,640 m.
Elevation: from 1,080 m to 1,360 m max.
Access: hamlet of Bay on the road from Passy to Plateau d'Assy, with 2 car parks in Coudray, then 1 hour on foot by path, or ride in a 4X4.
Layout: wind sock and FFVL information panel on official decoration of Pobu, Alt. 1,640 m.
In general on the Fiz chain:
Flight conditions: calm in the morning, strong thermals in the afternoon.
Dangers / difficulties: cliff at the end of takeoff.
Level: beginner supervised to cross.
Landings: Passy-Chedde and Passy-Marlioz. Possible variant the plain of Passy lake, on the left on the road to Domancy, at the intersection of the horse farm road.
GPS coordinates: N 45 ° 54 ’59” E 6 ° 39 ’52”, alt. 560 m.
Usable by everyone in the morning, risk of strong valley wind in the afternoon.
Specific regulations: 4x4 ride, make sure to respect walkers.
Possible variant: Frioland, hike flight with takeoff at 1,700 m.