Nestled in the Swiss Alps, the geography and climate of the Swiss village of Vercorin make it possible to paraglide all year long.
Located in Switzerland’s glorious alps, in winter it becomes a ski resort and includes 35km of prepared slopes on the Crêt du Midi. But year-round, Vercorin is a paraglider’s paradise, with some local residents even commuting to work attached to their gliders.
In this Great Big Story video, we take to the skies with local resident Marie Glassey and her dog and co-pilot Maya, to learn why this form of transportation and recreation is so popular.
View the original video here.
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