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Site Status:

This site is Open


Location Info:

Grid Reference :: NT 427302
OS Landranger :: 73; Peebles, Galashiels and Selkirk
Latitude :: 55.56240
Longitude :: -2.90990


Wind

Direction :: SW, SSW, 200 - 230degs
Best Direction :: SSW
Can be flown when wind is off to the S


Height

ASL :: 1454ft, 443m
Top to Bottom :: 894ft, 273m


Road Access

A708 Selkirk to Moffat road approx 3 miles west of Selkirk and 1 mile east of Yarrowford


Parking:

GridReference : NT 419298

Small lay-by on A708 west of Foulshiels Farm


Take-Off:

GridReference : NT 427302

Follow road west towards Yarrowford until gate is seen on north side of road.
Follow obvious track for 750 yards before turning north east for 850 yards as hill levels off.
Turn south and walk towards summit.


Landing:

GridReference : NT 418297

Top landing is possible or bottom land in fields to SW of A708.
Do not land in any fields with livestock.


Flying:

Excellent in SSW wind with thermals generated from the road and hill with good potential for XC.
Evening resitution can extend across valley towards Newark Tower and Yarrowford


Hazards:

Check NOTAM, CANP essential if flying mid week since this area is used for low flying exercises by military fast jets.
If landing in fields between A708 and Yarrow Water beware of power lines


Notes:

DO NOT fly during lambing season - mid March to late May
DO NOT land in fields with livestock or being used for hay or silage
Sensitive site due to livestock, please check contact the club or landowner before flying


Gallery


  • 15 Foulshiels - spot Rob
  • 14 Glide to Foulshiels - need lift