Hang Gliding in Pozza di Fassa, Trentino,
Trentino-South Tyrol Italy
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Trentino - Alto Adige, in northern Italy, has recently become a point of attraction for the enthusiasts of hand gliding. The famous Dolomites di Brenta mountain group is a hot spot for flying, due to its plentiful peaks and slopes.
Birthplace for many famous pilots, the valley, situated in the foothills of Dolomites mountain is the perfect fly zone. With countless starting points and the magnificent panorama of the Alps, Val di Fassa is the natural destination for any serious practitioner.
Up to the imposing slopes down to the crystal clear lakes, the amazing view of the landscape will compensate your choice. The flying season starts on June and lasts till end of October, depending of course on weather conditions.
Nevis Range is a sport resort on the southern slopes of Aonach Mor, that offers a wide range of many extreme or less extreme sports to its visitors. It is located at about 6 mi/10 km from Fort William, the largest town of the Highlands in Scotland.
Gauteng is the smallest province in South Africa, yet its economic power house. It is located in the heart of South Africa's Highveld Region and is highly urbanized and densely populated. Gauteng offers to its visitors an option to explore the hustle and bustle of its urban life or the natural attractions outside its main cities, Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Rising from the Eastern Cape and running along the Kwazulu-Natal's western border, the Drakensberg mountain range is the highest in South Africa, standing at 3482 m/11424 ft in height. The mountains are capped by a layer of basalt at 1400 m/4593 ft thick and offers amazing flora and fauna.
Cortina d' Ampezzo has been since the 70' the most important flying area in Italy and Europe as well. The Free Flight Italian Federation has been founded on the spot in 1976, while many free flight clubs have started to operate in the same year.
In the last years, kite surfing has become a very popular water sport. In Cortina d’ Ampezzo, in Veneto region, on the foothills of Dolomites mountains, this new trend offers thrilling moments to the fans.
The Dolomites group is famous mostly for the snow sport activities. However, here in Trentino of Alto Adige in northern Italy, among slopes, peaks and valleys, one sport is very popular, paragliding. Paragliding is one of the few sports here, that can be practiced throughout the year.
The Dolomite area offers a wide variety of trekking itineraries with different levels of difficulty for the sport's fans. With countless paths and routes in a breathtaking landscape, the entire area seems to be the ideal destination for hiking on the mountains! The choices are endless in the Dolomite's open playground arena such as Arabba, Creppe Rossa, Selva di Cadore, Sasso Bianco, Val Civetta, Croda da Lago, Val di Fassa.
With an incredible number and variety of trails in all over the region and with the most prestigious and important competitions at international level, Trentino-South Tyrol is simple the top cross country skiing destination.
Sledge was the main mean of transportation for several hundreds of year and trade mark of the alpine region. Nowadays it has been transformed into a very pleasant and funny sport activity with many fans. Monte Cavallo is the perfect destination for truly unforgettable runs.
In Alto Adige - Trentino region, the particular geological formation of the Dolomites Mountain group and the continuous pass of floating water and steams have shaped the underground format of the area, creating cavities and caves with an especially interesting character and with ample evidence of the past.