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Stol is a paradise for paragliders. Its long ridge offers long flights and can be used for paragliding competitions (PWC Tour 1999, Slovenia open 2005, PWC Tour 2006, Hungarian XC Open 2007 in 2008, Slovenia open 2008, Outdoor-show 2009, Polish open 2009). Stol is the highest take off point in the Soča valley. Stol is usually above the inverted atmospheric layer and allows thermic paragliding. The prevailing wind is from the SW wind.

Weather conditions:

The best conditions for longer flights are when you have week N or NE wind. Weak SW wind is ideal for local gliding.

Description of the take-off point Stol:

Start: A mountain meadow. Suitable winds: SE, S, SW.
GPS (ss° mm.mm): N46° 16.36, E13° 28.39.
Altitude AMSL: 1000 m / 1400m on the top
Air space: allowed until 2900 m AMSL.
Difficulty of take-off: easy
Difficulty of flying: intermediate to difficult (longer flights)
Suitability for beginners: yes, but only in good conditions
Facilities: wind ribbons, AMP, information board – hayrack
AMP: +386 41 646 324
Access: road Kobarid Kobarid – Borjana – Sedlo and then forest road to Stol (mountain pasture Božca)


Landing spot Podbela

The landing spot is near the campsite in Podbela. To arrive in Podbela take the road Kobarid – Staro Selo – Borjana – Podbela. It is forbidden to fly low over the village. Beware of electric wires near the campsite.

GPS: N 46°14.728′ E 13°27.370′
Altitude: 305 m
Suitable wind: all
Facilities: wind ribbons

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Landing spot Kobarid:

The landing spot is the meadow by the petrol station at the south edge of town.

GPS: N 46°14.467` E 13°34.950`
Altitude: AMSL: 230 m.
Facilities: wind ribbons
Difficulty: easy

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OTHER TAKE OFF SPOTS IN THE VICINITY:

Take off point Matajur

Access: Kobarid – Idrsko – Livek – Avsa and a couple of kilometres on the forest road to the parking spot
GPS: N 46°12.530` E 13°33.970`
Altitude: 1320 m
Facilities: wind ribbons
Additional information: The last few kilometres of the road are in bad condition

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Take off point Kuk

Access: Kobarid – Idrsko – Livek – Livške ravne and another 15 minutes from the parking spot to the take-off point
GPS: N 46°12.130` E 13°37.177`
Altitude: 1234 m
Facilities: wind ribbons, AMP, information board – hayrack
AMP: +386 31 704 901
Warning: Be very careful of the power line on the south side which is badly visible (the power cable crosses the road Tolmin – Kobarid at the bar »Pri Skalci«)
Restrictions: It is forbidden to fly close to the antenna and lower than 50 meters due to nesting birds

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Take off point Kobala

Access: Tolmin – Poljubinj – Ljubinj – Pl. Stador and then 800m of gravel road to the parking place
GPS: N 46°10.874` E 13°46.764`
Altitude: 1080 m
Facilities: wind ribbons, AMP, information board – hayrack
AMP: +386 41 646 319

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