Kobala and Vrše take-off point with the landing place in Tolmin is intended for flying hang gliders and paragliders, for sport flying, competitions, events and training hang glider and paraglider pilots.
Take-off point Kobala
Kobala ia a popular paragliding and hang gliding take-off, as wells an excellent starting point for long cross-country flights on the southern crest of the Julian Alps and a well-known competition site.
Weather conditions: The best conditions for long cross-country flights are with a very weak general N or E wind. However, the western wind, more suitable for local flying, will normally predominate.
Description of take-off: A very large ,nicely maintained meadow on the pointed top of the forest-covered Kobala hill. Two take-off directions are possible depending on the direction of the wind.
Take-off point Vrše
Vrše is smaller take-off above Volče near Tolmin. Suitable for calm short flights. Most benefits from this take-off have schools, because of calm descent toward landing site Tolmin.
Weather conditions: Because of location, height and take-off direction, flying is difficult. For some long flights, it has to be N wind.
Description of take-off: Gravel. One take off direction towards E.