Last edited on: 29 Feb 2024

Important information

Please ensure that all parking is at the south end of the ridge near the road (as shown on the map).

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Lat, long: 54.442211, -2.300522

OS grid reference: NY 804 050

Wind direction

SW-W (225-270)


1740’ (530m) AMSL. 295’ (90m) Top to Bottom

Grade of pilot

PG – All grades.

HG – All grades.


Off the road at the South end of the site.


The B 6270 runs from top to bottom.


Max of 12 pilots.


Exposed limestone in the launch area has wrecked gliders and lines, pick your launch spot carefully.


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The site is shared with the Cumbrian Soaring Club. The farmers have expressed concern at occasional crowding at this site.

There is a small NW face that has been flown occasionally.  Do not attempt to land near the car park in this wind direction as it is likely to be in rotor.

Site Challenges

If you'd like a task to follow, consider Tailbridge's Defined Flying Challenge: Tailbridge The Mallerstang Ridge Run.  If you don't know about the DFCs, you can read about them, and download a copy from Ed Cleasby's website.


Land owner

Contact via Sites Officer

Nearest landline/mobile phone coverage

At Nateby.