Flying site / Site de vol
Torrey Pines, California, USA
Jérôme Daoust ( E-mail )
2016/7/15


  1. Conditions
  2. The club supporting the site / Le club supportant le site : Torrey Pines Gliderport.
  3. Events / Evénement : Torrey Pines Gliderport.
  4. Bulletin board / Tableau d'affichage : None.
  5. Articles
  6. Schools / Ecoles
  7. Lost and Found / Object perdu ou retrouvé : No info.
  8. How to get there / Comment s'y rendre : Torrey Pines Gliderport.
  9. Maps / Cartes
  10. GPS coordinates / Coordonnées GPS
  11. Site frequency / Fréquence du site : 151.625 .
  12. Insurance / Assurances
  13. Lodging / Hébergement
  14. Restaurant : No info.
  15. Car rental / Location d'auto : Local car rental agencies
  16. Image
  17. Video or Animation / Vidéo ou Animation
  18. Cross Country / Vol Voyage
  19. Hazards / Dangers


Conditions

We are hoping for West winds (270 degree) ± 45 degree, at least 10 km/h (6 mph). By order of interest :


Articles


Schools / Ecoles certified by PASA for paragliding and operating at this site.

Ordered alphabetically / Ordonné alphabétiquement :


Maps / Cartes


GPS coordinates / Coordonnées GPS

Description Latitude Longitude Altitude (ASL)
Pilot parking lot N 32° 53.397' W 117° 15.031' 102 m (GPS***) 333' (GPS***)
Launch (center of sloped face) N 32° 53.408' W 117° 15.089' 95 m (GPS**) 310' (GPS**)
Beach : Start of trail up to launch 5 m (GPS**) 16' (GPS**)
* GPS = Bräuniger / Competino, using WGS84. WGS84 (World Geodetic System 1984) is the Standard Geodetic Datum & the common reference datum used for civilian aviation world wide. More info: Mean Sea Level, GPS, and the Geoid.
** Google Earth, 2005/9/5.
*** Garmin StreetPilot 2620.

For a great way to explore this flying site in 3D, see Google Earth's Local points of interest in the Maps section.


Insurance / Assurances


Lodging / Hébergement


Image

Pictures I took (click thumbnail to open full size image in a new window)
Photos que j'ai prises (clique la petite image pour ouvrir la photo pleine grandeur dans une nouvelle fenêtre)

2005/4/24 Launch.
Golf course.
Mansions.
Pier.
Décollage.
Terrain de golf.
Mansions.
Jetée.
2005/6/18 Aquarium (behind pier).
Launch and North.
Park North end.
Aquarium( derrière la jetée).
Décollage et au Nord.
Extrémité Nord du park.
2006/2/20 Arriving at the park's North end.
Approche de l'extrémité Nord du park.
2006/7/29 People playing at Bathtub Rock (North of the golf course).
Des gens s'amusent a Bathtub Rock (au Nord du terrain de golf).

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Video or Animation / Vidéo ou Animation


Cross Country / Vol Voyage

Before you go, know your airspace. For Google Earth: California 3D overlay for classes B/C/D and restricted military airspace.


Hazards / Dangers