XC Adventure Specialists
Morocco: Paragliding exotica this Autumn 2012...
It's no coincidence that Morocco is by far the most popular foreign paragliding holiday destination for French paragliding pilots! They also realise that Spring and Autumn are the best times to go!
...So if its autumn or spring flying you're after.... for something warm, sunny and exotic come and discover Morocco!
Here's a bit more about some of the sites and the flying conditions....
autumn and spring temperatures are around 25°C on the plains of Marrakech. The
reliable north-easterly breezes feed the warm air directly up onto our
favourite flying sites (Aguergour and Ait Ourir) on the edge of the High
Atlas mountains. Aguergour take-off rises some 500m above the plains.
sun warms the plains below, a constant flow of smooth thermodynamic lift
sets up, allowing us to soar high above the Berber villages, an abandoned
fort, hundreds of children, mosques and
wandering flocks of sheep and goats. All the ingredients for a perfect afternoon
flying! Cross country flying is also possible on the plain in front of
take-off. Ait Ourir takes a slightly more westerly wind
direction with a ridge offering many miles of soaring.
coastal Morocco, the meteo winds are reliably north-westerly
and nicely augment sea breezes which establish themselves from mid-morning. For much of the time, we will be staying less than ten paces
from launch! The pace is very very
relaxed. Roll out of bed into your harness and soar the hours away!
Top land when you get hungry!
Weather patterns in Morocco are very regular and predictable, but even out here we receive daily weather reports so we can maximize your flying opportunities. We also have the freedom and flexibility to travel (4x4 style) to other flying sites in order to find you the best flying conditions.
And there's more...
Our safaris are not just about flying. They are also about exploring the best of Moroccan culture with similarly minded pilots. We believe Morocco has plenty to keep your senses buzzing. Visit funky, cool Médinas, bustling Souks, or remote desert Kasbahs. Take a relaxing soak in an Hamman (steam bath Moroccan style), or simply soak up the African atmosphere whilst supping a mint tea with the locals. Paragliding exotica! (Non-pilots also very welcome!)