BHPA Paragliding school in Europe.

If you want to learn to paraglide, Verbier-Summits is a fully certified BHPA paragliding school in the heart of Europe. Our English speaking paragliding school is based in the beautiful Alpine resort of Verbier in Switzerland. All BHPA courses are offered including the Elementary Pilot course, (EP) and the Club … 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…

Thermal courses and advanced paragliding coaching

Improve your piloting skills this summer and be a better pilot. Paragliding improvement and development courses for every type of pilot. Whether you are a recently certified pilot looking to gain experience and wishing to learn to thermal or a fairly experienced pilot who wants to learn more about flying … 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…

Paragliding Trip: Outback Namibia

Walking on air in Namibia. (Article as appeared in paramotor magazine) As I brewed my pot of coffee on an open fire, I watched the sun rise over the Kalahari Desert and it occurred to me that I live for moments like this. This was my first real African experience … Continue reading…

Paragliding Trip: Meteora in Greece

Flying amongst giants We flew over the mythical site of Meteora in Northern Greece. A strange place where monks reach the precarious monasteries by being hoisted up in a net…we chose to get up there on a paraglider. I have always wanted to visit the legendary and mythical site of … 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…

Paragliding Trip: Egypt

WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN CAMELS, GLIDERS AND AUTOMOBILES! This was definately not the highlight of my paragliding career. We needed a guide to take us to a place hidden away enough to fly without being seen and therefore running the risk of being locked up as spies! This incredible journey … Continue reading…

Learn to paraglide in the Swiss Alps

Learning to paraglide in the Alps offers the advantages of very reliable weather conditions as well as height elevations that allow students to learn so much more during each flight than they would be able to do on a small hill in the UK. Verbier Summits is an English paragliding … Continue reading…

BHPA Paragliding courses in Europe

Learning to paraglide with us here in Switzerland means that you can make the most of learning with a fully accredited BHPA school whilst learning  in some of the best conditions that Europe has to offer, here in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Furthermore because we are located in … Continue reading…