Advance UK Dealers.

We aim to provide the ultimate paragliding equipment to UK pilots through a network of dedicated dealers and schools. Click here for your nearest.

Online Clothing Store

To view or buy Advance clothing online. Visit our online store. here

Paragliding holidays

Our unique alpine base, with access to some of the best flying in the Alps. more »


Gavin Foster, BHPA instructor for 20 years, founded Alpine-Ascent Ltd in 1991 to import Advance paragliders and paragliding equipment. Gavin spends most of his time working from his home in Chamonix France, where he is able to take advantage of great flying conditions.

Gavin’s Blog

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Heat wave

Another hot day! Forecast 34 Degrees no wind at 2000ms SW 20 @ 4000ms One of

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Day 2

Great day technical task Jon Dakin Hugh and i in Goal

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Last day UK Champs

75 km task lets hope it works Conditions look good

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Last day UK Champs

Last day 75 km race day looks good

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Why Advance?

There have been many changes in the Paragliding market in the last 20 years.

Manufactures have come in a blaze of glory, made bold statements, and have faded away.
Some have re-invented themselves on a number of occasions calling themselves something new just to add further confusion to the customers and market place.