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SW clockwise to NW
Wind directionsSW clockwise to NW
Best wind directionSW
Grid referenceSO159627
Longitude3° 14’ 00” W
Latitude52° 15’ 21” N
Take off altitude470 m (1550')
RatingCP
LandownerMr. Watkins, Vronlace (01597 851343)
RestrictionsStock movements and lambing season
Site fee£2 to Mr. Watkins, Vronlace (SO153631)
Nearest telephoneLlandegley (SO140629)
Nearest hospitalHereford
MapsOS Landranger · Bartholomlew road atlas

Description

A grassy west-facing spur. Ideal for low airtimers and stress-free flying.

Access and parking

As for Cowlod. Then either:

  1. Park at the farm in the designated parking area and walk up.
  2. With permission from the farmer, drive up the track from the farm (4WD only). Fork right 100m after leaving the farm.
  3. Approach along the byway from Llanfihangel Rhydithon (SO151667).

Take off

Anywhere on the top.

Top landing

Anywhere on the top.

Slope landing

Anywhere in the take off field. Do not land in any other fields.

Bottom landing

None.

Notes

Both Carrog Dingle to the south and Fron-las Dingle to the north become turbulent in southerly winds. Carrog Dingle becomes turbulent in northerly winds.

Avoid being blown back into rotor towards Fron-las Dingle.

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