Flyable wind direction場地可飛風向:
Required pilot rating飛行員資歷要求:
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Pat Sin is a Seldom flown site. It requires S winds which come in the Summer. The Ridge is quite long and can produce good flying conditions and great views. Strong Thermic and Soaring condition can be experienced here. Only suitable foe experienced pilot.
The Ridge is quite long and can produce good flying conditions and great views. Thermic and Soaring can be experienced here. Cloudy Hill is a challenging Thermal site for S winds. The site is to the north of the territory near Tai Po with a Southerly aspect. To the East of the Take Off is the Pat Sin Range which is reachable from the Take Off if you can gain sufficient height for the initial glide. The Take Off on east side of Pat Sin is on a sloping grassy surface.
LANDING ZONE WILL BE INUNDATED WHEN HIGH TIDE
Before launching, you must:
Winds to look for on the HKO website are Tai Mei Tuk with as much S as possible. The site is flyable in SW and force 2-3. Never takeoff a paraglider in force 5 and above wind condition.
Drive to Tai Mei Tuk ( see above map and park in the car park .)
Walk up the Road to the start of the Trail
This is the Trail Entrance
This is another option to walk up
This is the Start of the Hard Bit
This is a very demanding hiking trail. In the summer with 30+ deg heat the trail is sheltered from the wind so there is no relief with any breeze. Please bring sufficient drinking water.