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WOODY VALLEY PARAGLIDING HARNESSES


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Give a Woody Valley Harness a try before you buy.

Woody Valley was founded in 1985 and is one of the few companies in the world specializing exclusively in the production of hang gliding and paragliding harnesses. They are based in Italy, and Italians have quite a reputation for design.  Names like Armani, Ducati, Ferrari, and Lamborghini speak to the apparent design talent and attention to detail that is only Italian.  Woody Valley has earned the reputation of designing and manufacturing the most comfortable harnesses on the market for over 25 years.  These harnesses combine unmatched comfort with security and performance, enabling pilots to really connect with the wing.

With their focus solely on harness production, Woody Valley has a big selection giving pilots many choices. Their hike and fly, lightweight, Cross Country, Acro, and Pod harnesses are hard to match in design, comfort, and quality.
  
You only need to sit in a Woody Valley harness to feel the fit and comfort difference. Would you buy a pair of shoes before trying them on?  Ask your instructor to sit you in the simulator and give Woody Valley a try before you make your next harness purchase.


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Woody Valley ExenseExense


The Exense harness was developed with beginners in mind. It is especially simple to operate and extremely reliable, without compromising the renown comfort of the Woody Valley harnesses. It can be adjusted by its clear “one-click” buckles which are very simple and fast. The annoying closing and adjusting of diverse belts, which often confuse beginners, is no longer a problem. The EXENSE is thus perfectly suitable for training on beginner slopes and beyond!
  • side pockets from high-strength net fabric
  • own pocket for the radio
  • resistant to abrasion - protective plastic film at the lower surface of the harness is dirt-deflecting and easy to clean
  • signalling whistle is integrated into the buckle of the shoulder strap fixing
  • security card at the right shoulder strap for a fast first aid access in case of emergency
  • rescue container under the seat
  • new, futuristic design
    Material: Cordura® 500, Camp aluminium karabiners
    Weight: 3.65 kg (without back protection)
    Certification: DHV with T-LOCK system
    Crash test result: 17.8 negative G, with internal back protection 17 cm thick
    Sizes: M, L, XL
    Colors: black/grey/dark grey

    Options

    17 cm back protection
    Speed system
    Relax bar
    Carbon seat plate
    Instrument holder cockpit and/or front ballast

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Exense AirbagExense


The uncomplicated and smart harness for beginners

The Exense Air harness was developed with beginners in mind. It is especially simple to operate and extremely reliable, without compromising the renown comfort of the Woody Valley harnesses. It can be adjusted by its clear “one-click” buckles which are very simple and fast. The annoying closing and adjusting of diverse belts, which often confuse beginners, is no longer a problem. The Exense Air is thus perfectly suitable for training on beginner slopes and beyond!

The AIRBAG produced under license by Cygnus, aims to satisfy the pilots who prefer the efficient airbag protection to the slighty bulkier foam protection. This airbag system also provides exellent back protection including the upper part of the pilot's back. These new developments fulfill the new requirements of the DHV and the European certifications.
  • side pockets of high-strength net fabric
  • own pocket for the radio
  • signalling whistle integrated in the buckle of the shoulder strap fixing
  • rescue container under the seat
  • security card on the shoulder strap for a fast first aid access in case of emergency
    Material: Cordura(R)500, Camp aluminium carabiners
    Weight: 3.5 kg
    Certification: DHV with T-LOCK system
    Crash test result: 12.5 negative G
    Sizes: M - L - XL
    Colors: black/grey/dark grey

Options

    Speed system (+100g)
    Relax bar (+200g)
    Carbon seat plate (-260g)
    Instrument holder cockpit and/or front ballast (+500g/+600g)

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Woody Valley Peak 2Peak 2


Using the same seat construction as the VELVET 2 but with the use of light high tech materials such as Cordura®, light nylon fabric and an airbag protection, we succeeded in a weight of only 3.6 kg. If you are looking for an easy and space saving harness, which does not compromise safety, handling sensitivity and ruggedness, the PEAK 2 is the right choice for you.
  • equipped with an airbag of the latest generation, which fulfils the new requirements of the DHV and the European certification
  • innovative, automatically filling multi-chamber system, which protects also the top of the back optimally, beginning from the first phases of take off
  • seat plate extension, which loosens automatically and tightens in the take off and landing phases
  • adjustable seat depth
  • roomy back pack with two mounting plates for the safe attachment of two telescopic trekking poles
  • side pockets from high-strength net fabric
  • Carbon seat plate
  • security card at the shoulder strap for a fast first aid access in case of emergency
  • rescue container under the seat
  • new, graceful design

    Material: Cordura® 300, light nylon fabric, Camp aluminium karabiners
    Weight: 3.6 kg
    Certification: DHV with GET-UP or T-LOCK system
    Crash test result: 13.1 negative G
    Sizes: M, L, XL
    Colors: black/grey/dark grey

Options
    Speed System
    Relax bar
    Instrument holder cockpit and/or front ballast

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Woody Valley Velvet 2Velvet 2


The Velvet 2 is available in two configurations: With the foam shock absorber, in combination with the GetUp or T-Lock safety system.

Special features:
    - Reinforced back part for higher comfort in flight
    - Lower main suspension for more efficient weight shift
    - Body-control-system of Woody Valley for direct feedback of the paraglider wing
    - Depth of the seat plate and inclination of the back part are adjustable individually
    - Optimized suspension for any kind of speed system for stress less, long flights and a relaxed pilots back
    - Security card on shoulder belt for a first aid in case of emergency
    - 2 side pockets on the outside
    - Aerodynamically shaped, compact design

    Material: Cordura 500, Camp aluminium karabiners"
    Weight: 4.4 kg (without back protection)
    Certification: DHV with GET-UP or T-LOCK system
    Crash test result: 17.8 negative G, with 17cm internal back protection
    Sizes: M, L, XL
    Colors: black/blue/light blue, black/silver/red

    Options
    17cm back protection
    lateral protectors
    speed bar
    Relax bar
    Instrument holder cockpit and/or front ballast
    carbon seat plate

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WOODY VALLEY VELVET 2 AIRBAGVELVET 2 AIRBAG


The technical features of the VELVET 2 AIRBAG are the same as the VELVET 2.
In contrast to the VELVET 2, it has in place of the 17 cm back protection a stagnation pressure airbag protection system with lateral air intake, which is produced under the license from Cygnus. This new generation of airbag protection is the culmination the experience of many years of Woody Valley with stagnation pressure airbags and a whole man-year of work with the crash test machine. These new developments meet both the requirements of the DHV and the European standard. It is an innovative, automatically filling multi-chamber system which also protects the top of the back optimally, beginning from the first phases of take off.

The result is a harness for weight-conscious pilots with clearly reduced pack size - an all round success!


    Material: Cordura® 500, Camp aluminium karabiners
    Weight: 4.5 kg
    Certification: DHV with GET-UP or T-LOCK system
    Crash test result: 13.8 negative G
    Sizes: M, L, XL
    Colors: black/grey/milk/blue – black/grey/dark red/milk

Options
    speed bar
    Relax bar
    Instrument holder cockpit and/or front ballast
    carbon seat plate

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WOODY VALLEY XPRESSIONXPRESSION


After two years of research and testing, Woody Valley released their first harness designed entirely for acrobatics - the X-PRESSION. The X-PRESSION’s revolutionary geometry gives the pilot maximum control of his glider, the stiff back offers protection in the dynamic maneuvers and many other innovative solutions guarantee top safety and user-friendliness:
  • Adjustments that retain their setting during manoeuvres with high G-forces
  • Triangular-shaped leg straps enable the pilot to "pull" the seat board additionally during weight-shift
  • Two emergency parachute compartments positioned under the seat board in the pilot's centre of gravity
  • Specially-shaped reserve handles reduce the risk of an unintentional deployment of the parachute caused by glider lines
  • Effective easy-to-dry materials
  • 14cm protection
  • Draining net for an easier recovery from water
  • Smoke bomb attachment under the harness with quick-release hook on the left shoulder strap
  • Stiff back
  • Tie rope attachments guaranteeing a comfortable seated position in case of emergency parachute deployment, allowing the pilot to open the leg and chest straps easily in case of water landing
  • Right shoulder strap pocket for a waterproof acoustic variometer;
    Material: Cordura® 500 and 300, steel carabiners
    Weight: 5.1 kg (without back protection)
    Sistem: T-LOCK
    Sizes: M, L, XL
    Colors: black/red

Options:
    watertight containers for emergency parachute
    watertight container for back protection
    speed system

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WOODY VALLEY VOYAGERVOYAGER


Modern harnesses have to be light. So we complement the Woody Valley product range of light-weight harnesses with the VOYAGER - a special light harness that turns into a comfortable rucksack for all your paragliding gear. Safety, lightness, low volume, comfort and versatility are the distinguishing features of this high-quality product. Using light nylon and Cordura, carbon seat plate and the concept of reversable harness, we managed to keep its weight down to only 3.0 kg.
  • equipped with an airbag, which fulfills DHV requirements and the European certifications. Once airborne, the reversable rucksack becomes the actual AIRBAG and back protection itself.
  • the special hooks on the back of the rucksack ensure a safe and correct position of the telescopic trekking poles during flight.
  • adjustable seat plate depth
  • side pockets of high-strength net fabric
  • carbon seat plate
  • security card on the right shoulder strap for a fast first aid access in case of emergency
    Material: Cordura(R)300, light nylon, carbon, Camp aluminium carabiners
    Weight: 3.0 kg
    Certification: DHV with T-LOCK system
    Sizes: M - L - XL
    Colors: black/grey/light grey/red

Options
    Front mounted reserve container (+200g)
    Speed system (+100g)
    Relax bar (+200g)
    Instrument holder cockpit and/or front ballast (+500g/+600g)

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WOODY VALLEY VOYAGER PLUSVOYAGER PLUS


The Voyager, the predecessor to the Voyager Plus, was released in April 2008. This was the the beginning of the lightweight reversible harness revolution. The Voyager Plus was released in March 2009 and has experienced a high sales volume in Europe. The Voyager was born as a mountaineering harness (weight: 3Kg) with its optional front parachute container made with light materials but the good demand for this product led us to make the "Voyager plus" (weight: 3.75Kg) which is the Voyager VOYAGER PLUS RUCKSACKversion with the parachute container integrated under the seat and with a bigger and more comfortable rucksack.
  • equipped with an airbag, which fulfills DHV requirements and the European certifications. Once airborne, the reversable rucksack becomes the actual AIRBAG and back protection itself.
  • the special hooks on the back of the rucksack ensure a safe and correct position of the telescopic trekking poles during flight.
  • adjustable seat plate depth
  • side zipper pockets.
  • carbon seat plate
    Material: Cordura(R)300, light nylon, carbon, Camp aluminium carabiners
    Weight: 3.0 kg
    Certification: DHV with T-LOCK system
    Sizes: M - L - XL
    Colors: black/grey/light grey/red

Options
    Speed system (+100g)
    Relax bar (+200g)
    Instrument holder cockpit and/or front ballast (+500g/+600g)

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WOODY VALLEY TRANSALPTRANSALP


A light harness with a very compact volume. Ideal for all pilots who would like to combine flying with trekking or rock climbing. It is also very comfortable for long flights complete with central stability adjustment.
  • aluminium adjustment buckles on the shoulder straps to avoid accidental damage
  • the adjustable seat loops are connected for higher stability in the harness
  • complete with four pulley speed system
  • generous rear pocket
    Material: Cordura® 300, trapeze maillon rapide karabiners
    Weight: available in two versions:
    1) harness including karabiners, total weight: 0.90 kg
    2) harness including karabiners and integrated „Transalp“ rucksack, total weight: 1.95 kg
    Certification: DHV with T-LOCK system
    Size: unisize
    Colors: grey/orange
Options
    Airbag protection with DHV-certification , weight: 0.33 kg
    Side mounted reserve container, weight: 0.20 kg
    “Transalp” backpack, weight: 1.05 kg

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WOODY VALLEY BIXBIX


The versatile harness for the tandem pilot:
  • a large seat with a flared front means the pilot automatically finds himself sitting comfortably on take-off with the passenger held firmly between the pilot's legs. This allows better control in turbulent conditions and a more comfortable seating position.
  • the tandem parachute container is located under the legs, allowing extraction from right or left
  • complete with rescue parachute connection line
    Material: Cordura® 500, light nylon, Camp aluminium carabiners
    Certification: DHV test with GET-UP system (n° GS-03-246-01)
    Crash test result: 17.8 negative G, with internal back protection 17 cm thick
    Weight: 4.2 kg (without back protection)
    Size: L
    Colors: black/grey
Options
    17 cm back protection
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WOODY VALLEY PASSENGERPASSENGER


The uncomplicated harness for the passenger:
  • equipped with: airbag back protection, rear pocket for glider sack and side pockets made of elastic webbing, accessible by the tandem pilot in flight
  • points for attaching instruments for the tandem pilot
  • adjustable depth to facilitate the passenger attaining a seated position after take-off, or a standing position before landing
  • plastic protection on the lower surface for fast cleaning and an always new and well-groomed impression
    Material: Cordura® 300, light nylon, Camp aluminium carabiners
    Certification: DHV with GET-UP system
    Crash test result:12,5 negative G
    Weight: 3.5 kg
    Size: unisize with generously adjustable shoulder belts
    Colors: black/grey
Options
    Relax bar
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WOODY VALLEY X-OVER 3X-OVER 3


This new version of the X-OVER harness presents many of the X-RATED 4 aerodynamic and esthetic features, the inflatable tail in particular. Its elaborate geometry guarantees great passive safety also at full speed and optimum control when flying in turbulence. The X-OVER 3 aims to satisfy the competition pilots' demands and is therefore available in two versions: with a DHV certificated 17 cm back protection or with a lighter and smaller 12 cm back protection.




   -parachute container located under the legs, side rescue handle
   -comfortable relax bar
   -secure side pockets for storage
   -adjustable seat depth
   -optionally with 12 cm or 17 cm thick foam back protection
   -System: GET-UP

   Material:
   - Weight: 5.65 kg (without back protection)
   - Cordura® 500, neoprene, nylon, Camp aluminium carabiners
   - Sizes: M - L - XL
   - Colors: black/white/red

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WOODY VALLEY X RATED 5X-RATED 5


The earlier versions of the X-rated harnesses were a bit heavy and bulky to pack. Woody Valley has cleaned this one up nicely, and made it lighter. Many of the modifications are not really visible as they are meant to simplify the harness. The harness weighs around 8kg.


  • More laid back flight position than previous X-Rated models
  • completely new strap system for better handling and stability
  • Longer aerodynamic tail
  • New and more functional front ballast/cockpit
  • Ergonomic seating position designed to avoid stiffness in the abdominal muscles or neck
  • Pilot is completely covered by a faired Cordura® and neoprene shell, self-inflating back part designed on the latest Formula One aerodynamics
  • No zip on front to facilitate easy entry and exit
  • Nylon internal front part for a comfortable leg prop, adjustable length – with 12cm range
  • Reserve container positioned under the seat
  • Adjustable seat depth
  • One front pocket and one interior pocket
  • Easy access to the external glove holder
  • 12 cm thick back protection
  • Integrated three steps speed system, that can be pushed untill its maximum extension
    Material: Cordura® 500, neoprene, nylon, Camp aluminium karabiners
    Weight including back protection: 8.0 kg
    System: GET-UP system
    Sizes: M, L, XL
    Colors: black/white/gold

Options
    Carbon seat plate

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All the best,

Rob Sporrer
Eagle Paragliding LLC
mail: PO Box 3775 , Santa Barbara, California, 93130
ship: 802 E. Calle Laureles, Santa Barbara, California, 93105
www.Paragliding.com

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