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KRIŠKA GORA paragliding club
KRIŠKA GORA paragliding club KRIŠKA
GORA
KRIŠKA GORA paragliding club KRIŠKA
GORA
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Who we are

The Kriška gora paragliding club is a club with a long tradition that unites people with a desire to fly.

At the Kriška gora paragliding club, we will celebrate 30 years of establishment in 2023, and in Slovenia we are presenting one of the most important clubs in the field of paragliding and hang-gliding. We are located in the area of Kriška gora and Gozd, which with their take-offs offer excellent conditions for paragliding and hike & flying.

Who we are

The Kriška gora paragliding club is a club with a long tradition that unites people with a desire to fly.

At the Kriška gora paragliding club, we will celebrate 30 years of establishment in 2023, and in Slovenia we are presenting one of the most important clubs in the field of paragliding and hang-gliding. We are located in the area of Kriška gora and Gozd, which with their take-offs offer excellent conditions for paragliding and hike & flying.

Take-off

Gozd

Gozd takeoff is one of the best-kept take-offs in Slovenia and, due to local weather conditions, also one of the most volatile. Access to the take-off is very easy. It is also suitable for beginners.

926 m

The altitude of the Gozd take-off is 926 m.

466 m

The altitude difference between the Gozd take-off point and the landing in Senično is 466 m.

SW, S, SE

Suitable winds for take-off are southwest, south and southeast.

Take-off

Kriška gora

The Kriška gora take-off is located at the top of the mountain destination of the same name. Access is only possible via a mountain trail. By prior arrangement with the caretaker of the Shelter in Gozd, there is a possibility to transport your gear to the take-off.

1469 m

The altitude of the Kriška gora take-off is 1469 m.

1009 m

The altitude difference between the Kriška gora take-off point and the landing in Senično is more than 1000 m.

SW, S, SE

Suitable winds for take-off are southwest, south and southeast.

Flying

Weather conditions

Before flying, check the current situation and weather forecast in the Gorenjska region (cloud forecast, wind forecast at 700 m and 1500 m and general wind forecast, wind and humidity forecast, thermal activity forecast and precipitation radar image). The source of data is the ARSO Meteo website. 

Tips for flying from experienced local pilots:
Competition

Jure's memorial

Jure's memorial is a seasonal competition from the Gozd take-off, when we will fly in memory of Jure Kurnik. The winner of the day will be announced. The prize for the winner will be determined according to the winner's flight (OLC points flown x € 1). 

1 best flight from Gozd

The winning flight will be the longest open distance flight from Gozd.

June 4th

The competition will take place on June 4. Depending on the weather conditions, it may be postponed, of which we will inform you in due time.

Awards

The prize for the winner will be determined according to the winner's flight (OLC points flown x € 1).

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Competition

Jure's memorial

Jure's memorial is a seasonal competition from the Gozd take-off, when we will fly in memory of Jure Kurnik. The winner of the day will be announced. The prize for the winner will be determined according to the winner's flight (OLC points flown x € 1). 

1 best flight from Gozd

The winning flight will be the longest open distance flight from Gozd.

June 4th

The competition will take place on June 4. Depending on the weather conditions, it may be postponed, of which we will inform you in due time.

Awards

The prize for the winner will be determined according to the winner's flight (OLC points flown x € 1).

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