United States > Oregon
   Woodrat Mountain

    Height : 628 m.
    GR : 3.97
Flying seasons :
Take off : 42.2317 N; 123.004 W - Elevation : 1135 m.
Landing : 42.2471 N; 123.026W - Elevation : 507 m.
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Take off : Large and perfect grade with gravel. West launch capable of simultaneous launches. Also a north launch. Large and well maintained.
Landing : The LZ owners have allowed gliders to land in their cow pasture for the past 30 years, all they ask is that we follow a few simple rules:

* No dogs outside the vehicle
* No smoking except inside your vehicle
* No vehicles inside the gated area -
* No powered aircraft
* No littering
* and No alcohol

Longsworth LZ: N42 13 59.6 W123 03 21.7, 445m
Fiasco LZ: N42 14 02.2 W123 02 58.3, 450m
Going there : From Jacksonville, Oregon south on Highway 238 approximately 4 miles, left on Bishop Creek Road.
Comments : Starthistle Fly-In every Memorial Day Weekend.
Rat Race (end June/ beginning July)
Weather hazards : Main LZ can be dangerous mid-day, mid-season. Convergent air from 3 valleys creates difficult landing conditions.
Flight regulation : Site intro: P3 - H3 Site. Signed waiver required.
People to contact : Randy Bogartus - President RVHPA
Email: president@rvhpa.org
Tourism  : Ashland, Jacksonville, Ruch, Medford all great towns for visiting.
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