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Craigh Leith and Eastern Ochil Hills

Craig Leith (Alva)

 

Ochils Paragliding Club

 

Site ID: 106

CRAIG LEITH (ALVA)

CANP Code:

CANP OS Ref: NS 875 975     map

GPS(WGS84): Lat: 56.158N Long: 3.812W

 

T.Off: 450-500m - About the summit

 L.Z.: 15m - Cochrane (public) Park

Wind Rose

Airspace:

E - above 4000' (1216m)

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

 

 

Top Landing:

Possible

 
 

Rescue Triangle:

Apex - Craig Leith Summit: NS 873 982

Base W - E:
      NE corner of Bounded Warehouses
   - NS 865 967
      SW corner (middle of) Village
   - NS 881 967

Landing Zone(s):

Formal:
Alva - Cochrane Park: NS 876 971 [100m x 200m]
(Avoid when in formal used)

Option:
NW of village: Fields without crop, along the A91.

 
 

Notes:

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Meet & Carpark:

Park by the entrance of the Alva Golf Club (opposite) or in the secluded spot some 100m further - beware thieving!

 

Access:

Take the footpath on the left over a stile and up hill; best is to follow this path (north) for about 1.5km - after a waterfall climb up in order to contour around the hill to launch on the south face.

 
 

Restrictions and Prohibitions:

During Lambing

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

 

 
 
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Ochils Paragliding Club

Central Scotland