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?

Porterville Paragliding - Porterville's Jan Danckaert museum.

Porterville’s museum is named after Jan Danckaert who led the first exploratory expedition that travelled across the Olifants River Mountains in 1660.

Built in 1879 it was initially used as a courthouse and prison, only becoming a museum in 1979. The original prison cells are still visible.

The Slave Bell situated outside the museum was formerly used to mark the beginning and end of work periods and punctuate the day during the time when slavery was still practised in the Cape Colonies.


 

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