EXISTENCIEL is a professional paragliding school located in Saint-Lary-Soulan, in the Aure valley in the Hautes-Pyrénées.
Our instructors will be keen to give you maximum pleasure by helping you discover the many ways of practising this magical activity (tandem flights, introductory courses, advanced courses, piloting, bivouac flights, cross-country flights, SIV, etc...)
Whether it is for the serenity of a tandem discovery flight, the contemplation of a bivouac flight, or the excitement of a long distance flight in France or abroad, our passion will be at the service of your dreams.
The paragliding school EXISTING offers the following services :
First, paragliding tandem flights, to discover the activity safely, with a professional (certified) instructor.
After a briefing, your instructor will equip you for your first flight.
Remember to dress accordingly for this unforgettable experience (at least a windbreaker, good shoes or sneakers, possibly sunglasses). Sensations guaranteed !
the tandem flight :
Different options are available when flying (mainly the duration of the flight varies), according to the conditions and your desires, from the contemplative top-to-bottom flight to stronger sensations ; thermal flight, distance flight (cross-country), possibly with aerobatics.
Your instructor will have a GoPro to record your feats, you leave the experience with some good memories (photos and videos).
Also available : Gift vouchers . An original present for a birthday, or a bachelor(ette) party.
Free-flying is weather-dependant. For your safety, the flight may be cancelled / postponed.
learn to fly by single-skin :
If you are planning to hike up, climb up or even climb down (hiking flight), with a reduced footprint and weight.
control your sail and know your limits, during a SIV course (or driving course), and become a real pilot.
This type of course is done in a safe environment (above the water) and is aimed at pilots who are already well prepared.
After an individual interview and a personalised briefing, exercises will be proposed to you according to your progress:
pitching / tempo
rapid descents (ears, 360°)
asymmetrical closure, front
Spin, stall, reverse ...
These exercises are progressive. A debriefing (with the help of a video) is also provided. For the more advanced, aerobatics can also be covered. (to be confirmed with your instructor).
When winter arrives and thermals become scarcer, we offer you this activity derived from paragliding.
Fly close to the ground at high speed, under smaller canopies, with skis on.
Good level of skiing required.
learn how to fly a paraglider.
Depending on your level : beginners' courses, intermediate and more advanced courses, siv...), to become a seasoned paragliding pilot and fly safely.
The training includes a practical part (training hill, ground-handling), and theoretical courses (flight mechanics, flight plan ...).
Within a few days, you will be achieving your first paragliding solo flight, under supervision of your paragliding instructors.
The paragliding gear is included in the training (harness, wing...).
This paragliding school offers outings away from the usual practice setting.
It can be a touring course, over several days, to discover other take-offs and landings.
And sometimes even outside our borders. This is often an opportunity to continue flying off-season (e.g. Morocco, Nepal, South Africa, Mexico) …
Ask the school for destinations, dates and availability.
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