The Altirando is a light, comfortable, fully reversible harness. It was designed to live up to the expectations of hike & fly enthusiasts as well as pilots looking for a journey in the mountains. This harness is also suitable for local sites flying with minimal equipment. The Altirando Lite features all the characteristics of a harness with high passive safety, including a pre-inflated airbag.
Sizes : S / M / L / XL
Weight : 2920 g in Medium
- Light & durable
- High level of passive safety thanks to its full protection
- Pre-inflated airbag (during take 0ff)
The Altirando Lite harness is a great combination between toughness and lightness thanks to an efficient choice in materials as well as an optimised development. Reversible hike & fly harness : fully-equipped backpack for hiking and brand new harness design for an even more enjoyable flying experience. The perfect companion to travel light and equipped.
The Altirando Lite features a new airbag, pre-shaped straight out of the box thanks to a Nitinol hoop. This airbag is immediately reliable. The “Alti Lite” harness had great results during crash tests. Compared to the Altirando 3, the volume of the backpack has been improved and is fully suitable for light gliders in terms of capacity.
Hybrid structure with the advantages of a harness with seat plate and “split-legs” design, allowing great comfort as well as an enjoyable flying behaviour : “nice & easy”. Fastening the harness is done by two buckles (frame/passer-by). Quick, easy and safe.
The Altirando Lite is a progression harness which means a high level of passive safety. Easy and intuitive transition from running to sitting.
The harness is very stable but does not withhold the glider’s performance. The speedbar is easy to use thanks to efficient positioning of the pulleys.
Hike & Fly / Sites / Mountain flying
Sitting / Semi-reclined flying posture
Pre-shaped airbag (inflates when taking off)
Complete protection by airbag
Reserve parachute pocket under the seat (7L)
Buckles : frame/passer-by
Equipment / Comfort
Stiffened foam backrest
Pre-equipped for foot rest
Seat plate in polypropylene
When used as a harness :
Large dorsal storage pocket
Lateral storage pocket
When used as a backpack :
Zipped dorsal storage pocket
Zipped belt pocket
Lateral storage pocket
Trekking poles attachment points
Backrest tilt adjustment
Shoulder straps length adjustment
Chest strap width adjustment
Nylon 210D Ripstop
Nylon 210D Honeycomb
This harness is delivered with the following accessories :
- Seat plate in polypropylene
- 30m carabiners
- ATL reserve parachute handle
- Users manual CD
- Retractable foot-rest 20mm
- 2B light speedbar
- FreeSpee adjustable speedbar
- Carbon seatplate
- Solo Dyneema risers
“Impressively low weight for a harness with this size of airbag protection. The rucksack is possibly a little small for a bulky glider but it is a comfortable harness and it will take a stirrup or seat plate”