Green Hill

Greenhill launch, after some clearing work (2012).
Site Status: Open
Site Name: Greenhill
Location: 16 km W. of Pictou and 3 km N. of Hwy 104 at Greenhill exit.
Province: Nova Scotia
Suitable for Hang Gliding: Yes
Suitable for Paragliding: Yes
Regulating Body: HPAAC
Site Regulation: Informal. HPAC Insurance and Local Club Waiver required.
HPAC Rating: Novice
Type of Site: Hill
Type of Flying: Ridge and Thermal
XC Potential: Yes
Description of Site:
Direction of Launch: West
Launch Elevation: 700′ asl
Launch GPS Location:
Launch Description: At parking lot is the 40′ wide and 50′ deep smooth grass launch.
Launch Site Rating:
Transportation: Follow the Trans Canada Hwy 104 thirty minutes east of the Hwy 102 – 104 interchange. Look for sign indicating a left turn to Greenhill.   Drive up to launch is paved road entering provincial park 0.3km of dirt road.
Specific Hazards:
Tips and Hints:
Landing Zone Elevation: 200′ asl
Landing Zone GPS:
LZ Description: Large open field with several other usable fields. Some of these fields could be in crop. Best to check with the Greenhouse operators in the LZ who own most of the usable fields.
LZ Site Rating:
Specific Hazards:
Tips and Hints:
Site Fee:
Local Contact 1: PG: Michael FullerTel. 902-254-2972 or 254-3788
Local Contact 2: PG: Brian Wheaton.Tel. 902 254-2583
Seasonal Flying Potential:
Spring: 3
Summer: 4
Fall: 3
Winter: 2
Recommended Ratings
Mild Conditions: Novice
Moderate Conditions: Novice
Strong Conditions: Intermediate
Special Skills Required:
Other Notes: HPAC Insurance is required and a Liability Waiver must be signed before flying. This waiver is available from the owners of the Greenhouses in the LZ.
Radio Frequency: HPAAC: 173.640 Mhz
Reviewed: May 29, 2012

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