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Tagged With: Paragliding

Hike and Fly the “Kleiner Mythen”

I used to hike the smaller Mythen at least once a year with a paraglider on the back to fly down. Usually i took the Chaemi route which involves some light climbing. Many times I saw mountain goats, and once I slept near the top. Last year I didn’t make it, so I wanted to … Continue reading »

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The legacy banks in Switzerland

Transaction costs I have a separate bank account for my tandem flying hobby at the local bank where I live. I didn’t want a plastic card for it, and setting up online banking turned out to be too complicated. So I pay a CHF 3.00 fee for every withdrawal at the counter. That is, if … Continue reading »

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Winter is not over yet

Once more I was lucky, picking the perfect day to go speedflying in Andermatt. I could complete a couple of flighs like the following one: click here for a screen filling version Your browser does not support the video tag.

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Winter wonderland

I picked a marvellous day to go speedflying in Andermatt. See for yourself:

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Paracuda walk & fly

In the Paracuda paragliding club, we distribute the organization of the events among the members. So I agreed to organize a “walk n fly” event in October. Usually pilots go up with a cablecar to go flying. This saves us from having to carry the equipment for too far. But for people that want to … Continue reading »

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celebrating 2’000 flights

Last week, I didn’t even realize that I completed my two thousand’th flight. Only when I updated my flight log book, I found out. I knew that I’m close, but that day I did lots of short speed flights, and one of them was the one. For the first one thousand flights I needed only … Continue reading »

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Lauchernalp Speedflying

During our family ski holiday last week, I went one day to my favourite speedflying location: the Lauchernalp in the Lötschental. Enjoy the footage:

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Chiemsee Holiday

Like for most people around here, summer holidays for us usually means going south. And that is what we usually did in the past. This year, we wanted something new. The countries north of Switzerland were unexplored territory for us in regards of holiday destinations. We had ideas to go to the netherlands, Belgium or … Continue reading »

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Wallis Ski Holiday

Last week we spent a ski holiday in the Wallis. We stayed with Mirella’s mother. Most days we went to Bürchen to practice skiing with Levin, and have some sledge rides with Noah. Levin went to the ski school for half a day, but he didn’t like it at all. He preferred being taught by … Continue reading »

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Skiweekend in Hasliberg

Last weekend I was in Hasliberg wih the ski club “Schneefreaks” from Steinhausen. They booked two full days of tandem flights. So I did ten flights with skis and two with snow board. The weather was almost perfect and so was the snow.

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