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Dumyat and Ochil Hills

Dumyat

 

Ochils Paragliding Club

 

Site ID: 1187

DUMYAT

CANP Code:

CANP OS Ref: NS 835 970     map

GPS(WGS84): Lat: 56.152N Long: 3.876W

 

T.Off: 360m - Shelf 300m SW of summit

 L.Z.: 15m - Fields along A91

Wind Rose

Airspace:

E - above 4000' (1216m)

D(+TMZ)-above 6000' (1824m)

 

 

Top Landing:

Limited

 
 

Rescue Triangle:

Apex - Memorial: NS 835 976

Base W - E:
      Blair Mains - NS 828 963
      Girnal        - NS 844 963

Landing Zone(s):

Formal:
Menstrie Playing field: NS 851 968 [100m x 100m]
(Avoid when used for games)

Option A:
NE of village: NS 855 971 [120m x 120m]

Option B:
E of village: NS 862 969 [120m x 600m]

Option C:
Any fields without crop.

 
 

Notes:

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Meet & Carpark:

A - If prepared to climb all the way up - use the car park (east) of Blairlogie.

B - Alternatively - saving 200m of altitude - park along the Sheriff Muir Road (two locations)
and walk to the Sheep Pens - NS 813 982. (You will need to sort out how to retrieve the car!)

 

Access:

A - Follow the footpath first west, then up (north) to trek towards the summit (some 2.5km).

B - From the sheep pens, walk the footpath to the summit (some 2.5km).

An alternative launch can found by the Cairn/Fort on Castle Law (WSW of Dumyat), if the wind is more westerly than anticipated.

 
 

Restrictions and Prohibitions:

During Lambing

Flying and landing clear from sheep livestock! [See: Lambing Restrictions.]

 

 
 
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Ochils Paragliding Club

Central Scotland