Dumyat and Ochil Hills



Ochils Paragliding Sites


Site ID: 1187


CANP Code:

CANP OS Ref: NS 835 970     map

GPS(WGS84): Lat: 56.152N Long: 3.876W


T.Off: 360m - Shelf 300m SW of summit

 L.Z.: 15m - Fields along A91

Wind Rose


E - above 4000' (1216m)

- above 6000' (1824m)



Top Landing:



Rescue Triangle:

Apex - Memorial: NS 835 976

Base W - E:
      Blair Mains - NS 828 963
      Girnal        - NS 844 963

Landing Zone(s):

Menstrie Playing field: NS 851 968 [100m x 100m]
(Avoid when used for games)

Option A:
NE of village: NS 855 971 [120m x 120m]

Option B:
E of village: NS 862 969 [120m x 600m]

Option C:
Any fields without crop.





Meet & Carpark:

A - If prepared to climb all the way up - use the car park (east) of Blairlogie.

B - Alternatively - saving 200m of altitude - park along the Sheriff Muir Road (two locations)
and walk to the Sheep Pens - NS 813 982. (You will need to sort out how to retrieve the car!)



A - Follow the footpath first west, then up (north) to trek towards the summit (some 2.5km).

B - From the sheep pens, walk the footpath to the summit (some 2.5km).

An alternative launch can be found by the Cairn/Fort on Castle Law (WSW of Dumyat), if the wind is more westerly than anticipated.


Restrictions and Prohibitions:

During Lambing

Flying and landing clear from sheep livestock! [See: Lambing Restrictions.]


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Ochils Paragliding Sites

Central Scotland