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ADVENTURE TRAVEL IN CHILE
PARAGLIDING IN SANTIAGO DE CHILE
play at being birds and swoop through the skies. They command the
air and scan the land. They fly in blissful freedom. These are some
of the feelings that their sport produces in hang-gliders,
the cultists of one of the extreme sports with most followers in
And, for the "winged men" (and women), Chile offers prime flying
areas. Santiago is one of the cities offering the
best launch points for long-distance flights. Some of the routes
Batuco, this is a community 35 kilometers northeast
of Santiago, whose main attraction is a 300 meter
mountain that has become a prime flying spot for novice and intermediate
level pilots, due to its pleasant conditions and easy access.
Colina, this is a little village located 32 kilometers
north of Santiago, which has perfect launching
sites and good wind conditions.
La Piramide, this is one of the favorite places for this
sport due to its easy access and the variety of flying areas it
offers. It is between the municipalities of Vitacura and Huechuraba.
The best season:
April. A recommendation: only authorized hang glider pilots with
communications equipment are allowed. A restriction: no flying is
allowed on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
Mt Del Medio, located in the La Dehesa area, in
Santiago. From here one can fly to La Piramide.
There are no restrictions of any kind.
La Reina Alta, located in the community of La Reina,
this is a long Cordillera foothill range crossing the municipalities
of Las Condes, Peñalolen and Puente Alto. There are no restrictions,
and the best flying period is from October to March.
It has two takeoff points:
*Piedra Rajada: takeoff is uncomfortable due to its slope, orientation
and local turbulence.
*Paidahue: facing the predominant wind, it is a comfortable takeoff
site, although only one sail can be unfurled.
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