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Last update : Apr 22nd 2009
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    Height : 544 m.
    GR : 4.78
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GPS coordinates : take off : 6°34'39" (6.5776)N; 0°45'37" (0.7603)W - Elevation : 775 m.
landing : 6°33'15" (6.5544)N; 0°45'25" (0.7571)W - Elevation : 231 m.
Take off : ~ 500 m top to bottom,
take off especially built for the GhanaParaglidingFestival : excellent quality.
Light wind in Launch area, even when good wind up the face due to cliff below launch, forward launch recommended. Narrow Launch, with tall trees on either side necessitates a straight launch.
Landing : Soccer field, Its easy to find a Taxi from here back up to Launch, or to walk to Rojo Hotel accross the road for a swim :)
Going there : ~ 150 kms North West from Accra on Kumasi Road.
Comments : Autorisation in Ghana.
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Weather hazards : Low Cloud in Rainy season, Afternoon Thunderstorms and gust fronts possible almost all seasons except late Dec to near end Jan, when During the Harmattan, the wind is usually strong over the back
Flight regulation : VFR up to 2800m Asl (Which is always above cloud base, so no problem)
People to contact : Herman Havenga
Walter Neser
Parking :
Website :
Tourism  : http://www.ghanatourism.go...
Rojo Hotel is accross the road from the Landing Field, and is the best place to stay in the area, good foor, pool, AC, and is reasonably priced. Gerd of Rojo Hotel can help with directions, rides to launch etc Tel: +233 244 727 357
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Take off : 6.5776 N; 0.7603 W
Landing : 6.5544 N; 0.7571 W
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by raf, 24/05/2006 : gps coordinates for this site someone?
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