IMPORTANT!

Understand

Our Rules

It is a huge privilege that basejumping is legal in Switzerland. Please respect our rules, the jumping sites and the local farmers and authorities. We want to continue jumping and so do you.

Basejumping is self-regulated. Therefore, if you notice inappropriate behavior by other jumpers, talk to them!

Please do not advice unknown jumpers: You do not know their skill level, experience and mental state.

Please do not listen to people who try to convince you to go beyond your level of experience or skills. Take one step at a time and progress slowly. The cliffs will stay longer than anyone of us.

Study the Exit Information sheet and think about which exits are suitable for you. The ratings are subjective and a recommendation..

 

Be aware that some exit points are not suitable for your skill level. Know your limits and don’t pull low!

Ethics

02.

General

Rules

Before you start jumping register online and purchase your Landing Card. You can buy it for 40 CHF online or at: Horner Pub, Airtime Café, Valley BASE Gear (The Shed), Base Café or the Tourist Information Office in Lauterbrunnen. The Landing Card is valid for a whole year (January until December).

In Switzerland it is mandatory to have a third party insurance. You can get your insurance at the Tourist Information in Lauterbrunnen.

 

Be smart and get an insurance that covers for search and rescue. Become a member of REGA for 30 CHF/year and download the REGA application on your smartphone.

In case of an emergency call 1414, stop jumping immediately and move away from the exit.

03.

Lauterbrunnen

Rules

Forbidden
Absolutely no jumping from Via Ferrata, Perkele, Flowerbox, High Ultimate, Low Ultimate between 9am and 2pm from March 1st to October 31st due to risk of collision with paragliders.
  • Do not fly over the Air-Glaciers helicopter base, do not pull above it, do not land on their premises.

  • When jumping all Nose exits, do not fly far left due to risk of collision with helicopters.

  • Do not land on the paragliding landing field in Stechelberg next to the Schilthorn cable car station.

  • Do not pack around the church in Lauterbrunnen.

  • Do not drive from the Horner Pub by car to the Nose landing field. It's a private road.

  • All Staubbach exits are strictly forbidden to jump.

You Must
Always call Air-Glaciers (+41 33 8 560 560) before jumping Yellow Ocean, La Mousse, High La Mousse, Dumpster, all Nose exits
and Melchstuhl (Jungfrau).

Air Glaciers’ helicopters fly close to the wall. If you don’t call, you are putting your own and others’ lives at risk. Since you are entering a controlled airspace you are also committing a felony. Fines are 6'000 CHF or more.

Tell Air-Glaciers:

  • Name of exit,

  • Number of jumpers,

  • Type of jump (slick, track or wingsuit)

 

If you don’t jump within 2 minutes after calling: call again!

In case of an emergency,

call REGA at 1414 or +41 333 333 333

04.

Walenstadt

Rules

Forbidden
Do not fly the Barn line (because of cattle). Do not fly the Crack between 12am and 4pm due to risk of collision with paragliders.
  • Do not fly over town. Only land on the main landing field below the Crack. Find more details on Jump Information.

  • Do not fly close over cattle. Animals get scared and sometimes lost.

  • Do not pack inside the gondola station.

You Must

Buy a landing card when jumping in Walenstadt.

In case of an emergency,

call REGA at 1414 or +41 333 333 333

05.

Air-Glaciers &

Paragliders

The valley of Lauterbrunnen is small and we share the airspace with helicopters and paragliders. Helicopters and paragliders fly often close to the wall (because of strictly defined flying routes or to find thermals). They cannot see or hear us. 

It is our responsibility to watch out for paragliders and helicopters.

If you don't call Air-Glaciers before you jump, you endanger the lives of the helicopter pilot and his passengers.

If you don't do a proper visual check before you jump, you endanger the lives of paragliders. Please be careful and we can all keep jumping!

Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen

Stechelberg

Air-Glaciers' airspace (2.5km radius), Picture by Kenny Daniel

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ASSOCIATION

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