Am I flying the right wing?

The question of what wing to recommend to people has recently become a topic that has plagued my mind. For quite some time now I have said that too many people fly a DHV 2, (or LTF 2) wing who really should be flying a 1-2. So what is that … Continue reading…

A site for novice XC pilots

Pilots who are looking to start experiencing XC flights can experience breath-taking Xc flights without ever leaving the safety and comfort of our valley. A typical flight like this will take a fairly low airtime pilot from green pastures to snow fields and over Alpine lakes and quite often up … Continue reading…

Verbier….an XC site

Verbier was put on the World Flying Map in the early nineties when it was recognised by the PWC as an incredible Alpine XC site. But as well as being a good starting point for flying XC, Verbier is also a place that suitable for every kind of pilot. As … Continue reading…

Heli Paragliding

Some beautiful pictures from the summit of the Petit Combin. On a good day we can fly up to the summit of the Petit Combin and cruise down the glacier, looking down over the sea of ice into the glaciers below. But there is nothing quite like getting a helicopter … Continue reading…

200 gliders to spell VERBIER

To welcome the arrival of the 15th stage of the Tour De France in Verbier last month, our famous local flying guru from the 1987 movie Super Max spelled out VERBIER using over 200 old gliders. The gliders were donated by ourselves and many other schools across the country. It … Continue reading…

Carlsberg High Five

Another great High Five event from our sponsors, Carlsberg. The race was probably the biggest yet and as usual we were there to animate it from above. Such a great day, with skiers jumping so high and gliders flying so low….just remind me who has the right of way in … Continue reading…

NEW YEAR…WITH A BANG!

THE ONLY WAY TO SEE FIREWORKS IS FROM ABOVE! Why does everyone watch fireworks from the ground? They look so much better when they’re racing towards you as you stare into their bright eyes just before they explode beneath your feet! Yes once again we saw in the New Year … Continue reading…

Infiniti Sponsorship

We would like to welcome our new sponsor to the family! Infiniti cars have teamed up with Verbier Summits to produce a commercial to see who can win a race across the Verbier valley….Mike in one of their super cars or Stu on his GIN Rebel! Mike and I were … Continue reading…