A ridge facing NW, needs a quite bit of wind to stay aloft hence it is sometimes a little rough.
This site is located on the top of the ridge 11 kilometres West South-West of Kaipara flats off of the Warkworth to Tauhoa road. Alternative access available off State Highway 16.
Weather and Wind Direction
Refer access conditions.
Site Radio Channel
Channel 20 - 476.900MHz
PG 2 + 60 hours.
Not often flown by Hang gliders.
This site has been flown very little by paragliders with the result that no real experience has been established although several occasions have proved conditions can be quite turbulent.
This site is located in the outer perimeter of CTA/C with a height restriction for 4,500 foot A.S.L.
Before flying this site Kaipara flats air-field must be advised of your presence.
Before flying the site approach should be made to the farmer and site monitor. Farmer details Mrs Lewis, Ph:09 4224923
In a league competition Craig Collings threw his reserve at around 200 ft after a large collapse. Most pilots elected to land shortly afterwards and this site hasn't seen much action since then!