Paragliding (Mayrhofen, Austria)
Fly like a feather over Penken mountains, virtual tourist.
Duration: 30 min. 08 sec.
Video by: Tom Wagner
Mayrhofen is a town in the Zillertal (Ziller river valley) in the Austrian state of Tyrol. It is located approximately an hour from the Tyrolean capital city of Innsbruck.
The Penken is a mountain area in the Ziller Valley located in the Austrian Tyrol.
The Penken can be reached by modern cable car from the village of Mayrhofen.
Despite not using an engine, paragliders flight can last many hours and cover many hundreds of kilometers, though flights of one to two hours and covering some tens of kilometers are more the norm. By skillful exploitation of sources of lift, the pilot may gain height, often climbing to altitudes of a few thousand meters.