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#1 AntipodeanLad

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:17 PM

Purpletaboofreak's first ever skydive, a Tandem jump at Interlaken, Switzerland. Check out the view!!! This is the experience that got us hooked.


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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:29 PM

Awesome - fantastic views - probably very similar to Beccles from the air  :D


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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:32 PM

Awesome - fantastic views - probably very similar to Beccles from the air  :D


Almost the same  ;)


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Posted 13 April 2013 - 08:30 AM

Do you know if that DZ serves solo/qualified jumpers as well, or just tandems? I go to Switzerland sometimes, it would be great jumping there.

 

Otherwise, there are plenty of cliffs up the valley...


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Posted 13 April 2013 - 08:55 AM

I've jumped there before, they are definitely a tandem shop but it can be done!
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#6 AntipodeanLad

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Posted 13 April 2013 - 08:24 PM

Ive contacted them, they will squeeze a fun jumper if there's a slot. But they only operate a tiny plane. Dunno what it's called.
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Posted 14 April 2013 - 08:13 AM

Hehehehe one of the best first experiences ever! :-D
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Posted 19 April 2013 - 12:29 AM

If you go to Switzerland, I'd definitely recommend Mountain Gravity in Ambri - they only open one week in the year however...


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 07:17 AM

If you go to Switzerland, I'd definitely recommend Mountain Gravity in Ambri - they only open one week in the year however...


Whys that?
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#10 AntipodeanLad

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 08:23 AM

That does look good. You got any plans at the end of August Leanna?!  :D


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#11 purpletaboofreak

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:57 AM

That does look good. You got any plans at the end of August Leanna?!  :D

 

That looks amazing!!! I do now, I'll be joining you in Switzerland again!!  :thumbs:  :D


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Posted 20 August 2013 - 05:34 PM

Ive contacted them, they will squeeze a fun jumper if there's a slot. But they only operate a tiny plane. Dunno what it's called.

Looks like a Porter - 8 people, not too small.  Lovely views.


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#13 AntipodeanLad

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 10:51 PM

They had 9 on when we went, but it was very tight. Far more squished than any jump plane I'd been on since.
Either way, will go back one day.
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