Porterville Paragliding Sites - Barrydale

 
Winter's Day on Kanetberg.

SITE NAME: Kanetberg, Barrydale
GRADING:
North Side: PG Basic + 2 Guided (IPPA 3)
DESCRIPTION: Klein Karroo on the one side of the ridge, the Overberg on the other.
WIND: NE-NNW
GPS:   S33° 55.858' E21° 4.054'
ALTITUDE: 750m ASL
AIRSPACE: 
- Ceiling: Cape Town UTA Area B, FL145.
- Nearby: 
               - 46km E : George TMA E, Class C FL085
               - 40km S  : Overberg FAR147, SFC - FL195
               - 40km SE: Overberg TMA Class C FL195/3500AMSL
               - 40km SE: Overberg ATZ/CTR Class C 3500ALT/GND
LAUNCH: TBA
LANDING:
- Land on any open field west of the farm entrance road.
- East of the road is in rotor.
- Landing is on private land belonging to different landowners.
- Be friendly when approached.
CAUTIONS: Winter site.  Can be strong in summer.
DIRECTIONS: On R62 turn at sign for Brandrivier (outside Barrydale). Take turn to Gysmanshoek pass.  Turn into farm when you see the sign for Kanetberg.  Sign in there first.
SITE RULES: Private Land.  Please read the site rules before flying.
CARETAKER:
Kaapse Buitepos Klub.
PERMISSION:
- Through Kaapse Buitepos Klub only.
  - WhatsApp Goup: Fly Buitepos
  - Facebook Group: Kaapse Buitepos Klub
  - E-mail: fly@flybuitpos.net
- The site was re-opened by the club in 2013 after a two year closure due to bad behaviour.
RECORD: 46 km. Stef Junker 2002.


Landing at Barrydale by Eugene Claase.

Did you know?

Paragliding Porterville - Black Headed Heron.

The Black Headed Heron stands 85 cm tall, has a 150 cm wingspan and sometimes breeds in towns and villages.

It is a wading bird often found near water in the Porterville area's wide spread agricultural lands, veld and farms.

Paragliding Porterville - Steppe Buzzard.

The Steppe Buzzard is a long-distance migrant, some spending winters in South Africa. They are often seen perched on roadside telephone poles in the open Porterville countryside.


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