Tailbridge

Last edited on: 1 Dec 2020

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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Status

Open

This site is open but please read the information on this page carefully.

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Location

Lat, long: 54.442211, -2.300522

OS grid reference: NY 804 050

Wind direction

SW-W (225-270)

Height

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

Grade of pilot

PG – All grades.

HG – All grades.

Parking

Off the road at the South end of the site.

Reference

The B 6270 runs from top to bottom.

Capacity

Max of 12 pilots.

Hazards

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

Rules

If flying on to Mallerstang Edge keep well away from the face of Mallerstang as Peregrine Falcons nest there.

Comments

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.

Land owner

No information

Nearest landline/mobile phone coverage

At Nateby.