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Parapente Herd Peak, CA

Parapente Herd Peak, CA

Conditions Optimales

Dir. vent : WNW W WSW SW SSW
Vent: Mini: 0| Maxi 25 mph Rafale Max : 18 mph

Description

Herd Peak is an inland desert site located in the Shasta Valley, USA. Known for its excellent summer glass-off conditions and XC potential, this site has a long history of free flight. Both the launch and primary landing zone (LZ) are on private land, and permission is granted for USHPA member pilots. Flight Types: Thermal, XC, Glass-off Season: Spring, Summer, Fall Pilot Proficiency: USHPA P3/H3; P2/H2 with instructor or mentor sign-off. A site introduction is required for all pilots. Glider Restrictions: Speed or mini wings are not permitted. Membership Requirements: USHPA membership is required; RVHPA membership is recommended but not mandatory. Site Waiver: Required and usually available on launch. It is recommended to download and print the waiver and deposit the signed waiver in the box on launch. Launch Coordinates: 41.6166, –122.229 (41°36’59” N, 122°13’44” W) Elevation: 5680 ft. (1732 m.) Launch Type: Dirt slope Wind Directions and Speed: 220 to 270 degrees; 2-14 mph for paragliders, 10-20 mph for hang gliders. Primary LZ (Sheep Rock Ranch) Coordinates: 41.5825, -122.2559 (41°34’57.02″ N, 122°15’21.10″ W) Elevation: 3495 ft. (1066 m.) Glide Ratio: 6.5 Radios & Communication: Local frequency is 151.505 MHz; cell service is good on launch and in the primary LZ with most carriers. Emergencies: Dial 911 Access: 2WD accessible via US highway and dirt US Forest Service roads. Airspace & Air Traffic: No airspace restrictions in the immediate vicinity. Sailplane traffic is common. Klamath Falls airport and military operation areas along XC routes have airspace restrictions and possible military air activity, including fighter jets. Landing Restrictions: Landing in the Lava Beds National Monument is prohibited without prior notification and permission from the National Park Service. Weather Hazards: Overdevelopment, cloud suck, strong desert conditions, dust devils, thermic LZ, high winds, density altitude. Weather Info: [NWS Forecast for LZ](https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.613726&lon=-122.228232&site=rev&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text), SoarCast, Grass Lake webcam RVHPA Site Contact: herdpeak@gmail.com; you may also post inquiries to the RVHPA Yahoo! Group. For more information, visit [RVHPA Herd Peak Site Guide](https://rvhpa.org/site-guide/herdpeak/). Welcome to the Herd Peak flying site. This guide is intended to help pilots make the most of their time at Herd Peak while promoting safe flying practices. It is not a substitute for a thorough site introduction from a knowledgeable pilot. Always use your own judgment to determine if it is safe or appropriate to fly under current conditions. If unsure, do not fly. For additional information, visit [AirXpansion](https://airxpansion.com/pages/visit-mount-shasta) and [BHGC Herd Peak Site](http://www.bhgc.org/sites/#site_herd-pe).
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