Map:

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Site Status:

This site is Open


Location Info:

Grid Reference :: NT 357219
OS Landranger :: 73; Peebles, Galashiels and Selkirk
Latitude :: 55.48750
Longitude :: -3.01770


Wind

Direction :: WSW
Best Direction ::


Height

ASL :: 1082ft, 330m
Top to Bottom :: 420ft, 130m


Road Access

B7009 Selkirk to Eskdalemuir road via Ettrick Bridge


Parking:

GridReference : NT358213

Park by the south end of the hill
Do not block the road or the gate.


Take-Off:

GridReference : NT 357219

Enter the site via the gate.
Walk up to the cairn.
Launch from an appropriate location.


Flying:

Not often flown.
Site is quite low so can be an option when it is stronger else where however the wind is funneled down the valley so it can feel surprisingly strong on the hill.


Hazards:

Stronger wind on the hill than expected
Check NOTAM, CANP essential if flying mid week since this area is used for low flying exercises by military fast jets.


Notes:

Please check with the club prior to flying.
DO NOT land in any fields with stock or grass being grown for hay or silage.
DO NOT use during lambing season - late March to late May.
Park sensibly and DO NOT block any gateways or tracks.