Touch Hills (Gargunnock)



Ochils Paragliding Sites


Site ID: 1188


CANP Code:

CANP OS Ref: NS 710 935     map

GPS(WGS84): Lat: 56.117N Long: 4.076W


T.Off: 250 to 350m

 L.Z.: 10m - Along A811

Wind Rose


  D - above 3000' (910m)

up to 1km from the face; then:

E - above 4000' (1216m)

- above 6000' (1824m)


Top Landing:



Rescue Triangle:

Apex - E - track bend/ wood SW corner:
   - NS 720 932

Base N - S:
      Village main junction
   - NS 706 943
      Gargunnock Burn above the waterfall
   - NS 706 928

Landing Zone(s):

In fields by the parking area - but beware of power lines - head for the flood plains along the A811, if in doubt.



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Meet & Carpark:

East of village, last road/track on the hillside (just before Speed Restriction End signs).
Drive 150m and park - keeping road and accesses free - just before the house on your right.



Walk the track uphill until the small disused quarry. Make your way up the quarry wall by the right,
then, turning west, walk-up and aim for a gap between rocks some 80m away.
Launches can be selected as you climb and direct yourself for the flag.


Restrictions and Prohibitions:

During Lambing

Flying and landing Enforcement in place! [See: Lambing Restrictions.]


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Ochils Paragliding Sites

Central Scotland