FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is mountain swooping safe?
Do I need some sort of insurance?
Third party liability and medical insurance are mandatory to participate in our camps.
Do I need protection clothing?
Hard helmet and closed shoes are madatory in all our camps. We highly reccomend to wear a jumpsuit and some extra protection is always welcomed as long as it doesn't limit your ability to perform maneuvers.
How close do I fly to the mountains?
Our guides will make sure to show you the way and the desired separation from fixed objects, as well as to other jumpers. Mountain swooping lines all have an escape route in case you feel unconfortable and decide to fly to the landing area.
Would I experince turbulence?
Can I do barrel rolls during the flight?
Barrel rolls are not allowed during any mountain swooping camps.
Can my canopy collapse?
None of our guides have experienced any partial or total collapse, on wing loads from 1:2 to 3:0. However we are exposed to weather conditions and equipment malfunction at any time.
Payments & Refunds
What happens if the weather conditions are unfavorable for flying?
We will monitor the weather conditions closely, not only to find the best dates to host our camps, but also to insure we only take you up with the best meteorological report available. Unfortunetly if the weather conditions don't improve while on site, we will have to cancell the camp. For refund and rescheduling please refer to our terms and conditions policy.
Can I cancell my attendance after payment was made?
Yes, for all cancelations and refunds, please read our terms and conditions policy.
Can you organise private camps?
Yes, we can organise private camps on any dates reqested during the Dropzone's operation schedule.
Can I start with the RED camp before participating in the BLUE & ORAGE?
No, our goal is for the jumper to learn how to fly easy lines firts regardless of the jumper's experience. Once you've familiarized with the techniques needed during the blue and orange camps, and you've proven that you have what it takes to fly more challenging lines safely, you are welcomed to participate in the red camp.
Can I fly a 7 cell canopy during the camps?
We encourage you to use a 9 cell canopy for better range and perfromance.
How many people is needed to host a camp?
To host a mountain swooping camp is required a minimum of 8 participants.
What aircraft is normally used for the camps?
We normally use a Pilatus Porter PC-6 with capacity for 8 participants and two guides.
Can I do fun jumps in between mountain swooping jumps?
No, as we are on a tight schedule and we need your full concentration, we prefer that you stay focused in the mountain swooping experince and save your energy for the challenging jumps.
How high do we jump?
All our jumps are performed at 4.000 m AGL, so there is plenty of time to get ready in a formation to enter the mountain but also to enjoy the amazing scenery.