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Sep
16
Fri
The Noth Face Mountain Festival
Sep 16 – Sep 18 all-day

The North Face mountain festival

The North Face are holding a mountain festival from 16-18 September 2016, in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, at the foot of the Eiger.

The weekend will be packed with a range of activities guided by The North Face® Athletes, including hiking, climbing, trail running, canyoning and paragliding. There will be workshops, inspiring talks, live music and outdoor cinema and woodland spa.

Tickets cost €105 and include all meals from Friday night to Sunday morning, a camping spot and use of onsite facilities. Some activities cost extra – pre-register for these from mid-June 2016

thenorthface.co.uk

Aug
5
Sat
Disentis Open / PWC Switzerland 2017
Aug 5 – Aug 12 all-day

Round 3 of the Paragliding World Cup tour 2017 takes place in Disentis, Switzerland, with registration and a practice task on 5 August and the week-long competition starting 6th.

Event website

Sep
14
Thu
The North Face Mountain Festival
Sep 14 – Sep 17 all-day

The North Face Mountain festival is a celebration of all kinds of mountain sports, including paragliding.

The festival invites participants to camp at the foot of the Eiger with like-minded mountain-sports lovers, and try their hand at new sports plus celebrate the ones they already love. There are athlete talks and live music too.

Climb walls, hike and run breathtaking alpine trails as well as learning new skills from adventure photography to cooking up a wilderness feast, all whilst enjoying a newfound sense of belonging.

The event is for over-18s only. Tickets cost €249 and include many of the activities, plus breakfasts and dinners. They can be bought from The North Face Mountain Festival website.

Jul
16
Mon
15th European Paragliding Championship
Jul 16 – Jul 28 all-day

European Paragliding Championship 2018The 15th European Paragliding Championship will take place in Montalegre, Portugal, from 16 – 28 July 2018. 

The flying site is situated in the north of Portugal with high mountains and open valleys, surrounded by vast plains to several directions. The place is perfect and secure for cross-country flights. “Good for 100km triangles”, organisers say!

Airtribune.com

europg2018.pt

Aug
21
Tue
Azores Paragliding Festival 2018
Aug 21 – Aug 25 all-day
Azores Paragliding Festival 2018 @ Azores | Portugal

The 24th Azores paragliding festival takes place from 21-25 August 2018 on the Portuguese island of Sao Miguel.

Run by the Federação Portuguesa de Voo Livre (FPVL)

See the event’s Facebook page for more information.

 

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