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KRIŠKA GORA TAKE-OFF JPK Kriška Gora
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Take-off

Kriška gora

The Kriška gora take-off is one of the very popular take-offs for paragliding in Slovenia. It is situated at an altitude of 1471 m, near the mountain lodge. It is an excellent starting point for flights in the Karavanke, Kamnik-Savinja Alps, Julian Alps and also deeper to the west in Austria and Italy. Local paragliders use it the most in winter, when hike & fly is a popular form of flying.

Take-off

Kriška gora

The Kriška gora take-off is one of the very popular take-offs for paragliding in Slovenia. It is situated at an altitude of 1471 m, near the mountain lodge. It is an excellent starting point for flights in the Karavanke, Kamnik-Savinja Alps, Julian Alps and also deeper to the west in Austria and Italy. Local paragliders use it the most in winter, when hike & fly is a popular form of flying.

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Location

The take-off point is located next to Koča na Kriški gori. From the Gozd shelter to the Koča na Kriški gora hut, there is a mountain trail that lasts about 1 hour and a half. Enter the following coordinates in the navigation:

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Weather stations

Before you decide to take off from the Kriška gora take-off, check the data obtained 24 hours a day by the Kriška gora weather station (general wind speed and wind gust speed, wind direction and temperature). You can also call the phone number below, which is the station's answering machine. The data source is Skytech.

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Landing

The landing is located on the edge of a forest along the local road between the villages of Senično and Novake at an altitude of 460 m. Access to the landing site is fairly easy. When you leave the motorway at the "Kranj zahod" exit, continue driving in the direction of Kokrica ̶ Golnik, then before the village of Senično turn left towards the village of Novake. A wind bag at the landing site will guide and lead you to the parking lot.

There are no power lines or any other disturbing obstacles in the vicinity, so landing on the landing site is quite easy. A small hill above the landing site allows initial training of paraglider pilots. 

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