Porterville Paragliding Sites - Koringberg

Porterville Paragliding - KoringbergView of the flatlands from Koringberg.

SITE NAME:Koringberg.
DESCRIPTION: Koringberg is a relatively small ridge, high enough to get away from on a thermic day.

SAHPA GRADING: PG BASIC (IPPA3).
WIND:
W to SE.
GPS: S33º03.278’ E18º40.788’.
ALTITUDE: 480m AMSL.
AIRPACE:
- Langebaan clearance required.
- Ceiling:
  - FAR45 - FL195/FL1500AGL.
- Nearby:
  - 15km E - FALW ATC.
  - 30km S, FACT TMA E, FL145/FL085.
LAUNCH: Two netted areas on the southern side of the mountain.
LANDING: At the bottom.
CAUTIONS: The site can blow out quickly.
DIRECTIONS:
- N7 North
- 15km before Piketberg turn right at the corner shop to Koringberg.
- Turn left into the "Ark"
- Park under the trees near the farm house.
- High ground clearance vehicle is required.
CARETAKER: Kaapse Buitepos Klub
SITE RULES: Koringberg Site Rules
SITE FEES: R20 per person
SITE RECORD: Barry Pedersen, 90km, December 2013 (Tandem).
FLIGHTS: Leonardo Filter.

The information above was adapted from the "Fresh Air Site Guide" with permission from the author, Greg Hamerton. The Fresh Air Site Guide can be bought in Porterville.

Paragliding Porterville - Koringberg
Koringberg - West Launch.

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