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Craigh Leith and Eastern Ochil Hills

Craig Leith (Alva)


Ochils Paragliding Club


Site ID: 106


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


E - above 4000' (1216m)

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



Top Landing:



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):

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

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





Meet & Carpark:

Park using the car park entrance right of the Alva Golf Club drive; alternatively on the grass left of Golf Club drive - beware thieving!



Take the Alva Glen footpath (north) for about 1.5km - to its end facing the ‘smuggler’s cave’ - bear left and 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