Porterville Paragliding Sites - Groenberg

Porterville Paragliding - Groenberg
View from Groenberg Take-Off. 

SITE NAME: Groenberg.
DESCRIPTION: Groenberg is a 1000m ASL high lone standing mountain covered by fynbos and dense proteas, chest high in places.

SAHPA GRADING: Basic + 1 Guided (IPPA3).
WIND: WSW to SSE
GPS: S33º35’14'' E19º02'.51"
ALTITUDE: 540m ASL.
AIRSPACE:
- Langebaanweg clearance required if flying XC to the north.
- Ceiling :
  - Cape Town TMA E Class C, FL085.
- Nearby:
  - Cape Town TMA E Class C, 4500 Alt.
  - FAD159 10km S
  - FAP38 10km N
  - FAR45 50km NE
LAUNCH: Via Standvastigheid Farm, Wellington. 4X4 required.
LANDING:
- A clear strip of land just north of the pigsty.
- No 6 Restaurant at Welbedacht Wine Estate.  They are very friendly, pro PG. Land on the Cricket Oval.
CAUTIONS: Most of the fields in front of TO are covered by vinyeard wires.  Make sure the field you are landing in is clear
CARETAKER: Kaapse Buitepos Klub.
PERMISSION: Member only. Guest by invitation.
SITE RULES: Private land. Please read the rules before entering Standvastigheid.
SITE FEES: R50-00 per pilot.
RECORD: Long Pete & Paul Penning, 120km, March  2014.
FLIGHTS: Leonardo Filter

 

  Porterville Paragliding - Groenberg
Groenberg.

Did you know?

Paragliding Porterville - Agama Hispida on Pampoenfontein take-off.

Agama Hispida lizards often bask facing the sun, making Porterville perfect for them. Sun-warmed lizards are more brightly coloured than cooler ones.

Paragliding Porterville - Cape Skink.

The Cape Skink is common on the Porterville mountainside. It can gradually become domesticated and after some time tame enough to eat out of one’s hand.


 

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