Site Code: 11.064
Location: NZ 593114 to NZ 593125
Access: Drive from Great Ayton up to the car park above Gribdale Terrace (NZ592111). After parking walk either:
Height: Approx. 1000ft (310m) AMSL. Face approx. 200ft.
Length: Approx. 1500 yds.
Description: Small grass covered hill with irregular face, also including mixed plantation.
Suitability: Not suitable for inexperienced pilots due to the tight bottom landing and turbulence (see comment).
Telephone: Gribdale Terrace, 1/2 mile west of car park.
Take-off: Anywhere, but mainly close to the first gate.
Landings: Top: Anywhere on Ayton Moor but beware of the wall, which is an obstruction and creates rotor. Carry the glider back through the gate. Top landings are possible on the edge in front of the wall in light conditions.
Comments: Reports suggest that this site can become very turbulent when the wind is even slightly off the hill.
|This article comes from North Yorks SailWing Club|
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