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Double Craigs

Double Craigs / Stronend (W face)

 

Ochils Paragliding Club

 

Site ID: 97

DOUBLE CRAIGS / STRONEND (W)

CANP Code: 16.077

CANP OS Ref: NS 620 880     map

GPS(WGS84): Lat: 56.065N Long: 4.217W

 

T.Off: 450-480m - On ridge

 L.Z.: 100m - Along B822 or Glinns Roadtrack

Wind Rose

Airspace:

  D - above 3000' (910m)

 

 

Top Landing:

Possible

 
 

Rescue Triangle:

Apex - N - Skiddaw: NS 620 890

Base W - E:
      Knockraich Lodge
   - NS 611 875
      Eastern face of wood
   - NS 627 875

Landing Zone(s):

There are plenty of landings possibilities in fields in the valley; avoid crops and livestock.
 

 
 

Notes:

Soaring site ONLY - Glasgow ATZ within 1.5km SW of face.

 
 

Meet & Carpark:

Rarely flown, this site is best reached from Culcreuch Castle Hotel. The owner is happy you use the car-park providing there is space; please phone in advance to check: 01360 860 555. To return the favour, the public bar does great meals, let them know you are pilots and thanks them.

 

Access:

The obvious route is the track that zig-zags up behind the hotel; head up to the top of the hill for launch.

 
 

Restrictions and Prohibitions:

During Lambing

Flying and landing Enforcement in place! [See: Lambing Restrictions.]

 

 
 
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Ochils Paragliding Club

Central Scotland