Site Status Warnings
Bishopdale
Permission must be sought from the Gamekeeper before flying. No flying August 12 – December 31.
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Great Whernside
The landowner has refused permission for us to park here, bottom land or to fly the NW face.  The area is...
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Windbank/Hawkswick
Please do not fly here if there is a shoot taking place.  The shooting season is 1 Oct Aug - 1 Feb.  Over...
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Site Records
Dales Site XC Paragliding Records
Sites Pilot Wing Date

Dist

(km)

Landing
Addingham Pete Logan Airwave Sport2 26 Apr 07 20.1 Laneshawbridge
Brant Side Ali Guthrie Ozone Mantra M4 18 Jun 12 90.5 Sunderland
Cow Close Chris Fountain
Ozone Delta
5 May 12
56.4 Nateby
Dodd Fell Dean Crosby
Nova Triton 2
21 Jul 14
193.8 Sleaford
Grove Head Jake Herbert Apco Allegra 1999 58
Blackpool
Hawkswick Dave Smart
Advance Sigma 6 29 Jun 06
114
Ponteland
Kettlewell
Jake Herbert Nova Mentor 2 27 Apr 11 80.3 Southport
Kilnsey Dave Smart
Ozone Delta 2
4 Jun 15
55.9
Selset Resr'
Nappa Scar Jake Herbert Apco Allegra 14 Jun 03 42.8 Wilton-le-Wear
Nont Sarahs Mark Day Swing Minoa 1997 16.4
Heptonstall
Semer Water Phil Colbert Niviuk Peak 2 18 Apr 11 95.8 Great Clifton
Stags Fell John Ellison Niviuk Ice Peak XP 11 Apr 09 146 Lowick
Sutton Bank Pete Logan Apco Allegra 2004 15 Bilsdale
Tailbridge Anthony Moore Ozone Delta 2 Jun 13 63.5 Hutton Conyers
Wether Fell Jake Herbert
Nova Ra
22 Apr 10
164 nr Spurn Point
Whernside Ali Guthrie Ozone Mantra M4 20 Jun 12 96.8 Skinburness

 

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Dales Site XC Hang Gliding Records
Site Pilot Wing Date Distance Landing
Cow Close Fell Trevor Birkbeck
Solar S3
1985
63 km
Winter Hill
Dodd Fell Trevor Birkbeck
WW T2
2014
134 km
South Ferriby
Hawkswick Trevor Birkbeck
Magic 4
1985
62 km
A1
Nont Sarahs Trevor Birkbeck
Magic 4
1986
14 km
Halifax
Semer Water John Stirk
Solar 1984 129 km
Ecclefechan
Stags Fell Gary Wirdnam
Combat L
2010 90 km
Souter Lighthouse
Sutton Bank Trevor Birkbeck
Combat L
1990 72 km
Bridlington
Tailbridge Hill Steve Mann
Combat L
2014
73 km
Hartlepool
Wether Fell Nick Pain
Combat L
2004
230 km
Boston

 

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