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Décollage de Varan


74190 Passy

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Take-off area in the mountains in a grandiose setting.

GPS coordinates: N 45° 56'42'' - E 006° 40' 55''
Orientation: southwest to southeast
Elevation: from 1080 to 1360 m
Layout: windsock and FFVL information panel on official decoration of Pebu, Alt. 1640m
Flight conditions: calm in the morning, strong thermals in the afternoon
Danger/difficulties: cliff at the end of take-off
Level: supervised beginner to cross
Landings: Passy-Chedde and Passy-Marlioz. Possible variant Lac de Passy, ​​left on the road to Domancy, at the intersection of the path to the horse farm.
Specific regulations: ascent in 4x4, make sure to respect walkers.
Possible variant: Frioland, hiking flight with take-off at 1700 m

Tips and Suggestions :
Discover the Varan refuge 2 steps away.

Location details

  • In the mountains
  • GR route within 1 km
  • Isolated

Access: hamlet of Bay on the Plateau d'Assy road go to the Coudray car park then a good hour on foot by path or up in 4x4.


Opening hours from May 01 to October 31, 2024
Mondays Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesdays Open
Thursdays Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
(depending on snow conditions)





  • Public toilets
  • Parking
  • Parking nearby
  • Coach parking


  • Coach access
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Catering

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