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Site Name HG PG MPG
Tsukubane Area@(2012)  
Tateyama Sanroku Flight Area@(2003)    
  • In the Ratings of Takeoff, Condition of Flight and Landing, 5 means exremely demanding and 1 means the easiest in comparison.
  • PG=paraglider  HG=hang glider  MPG=motor paraglider  JR=Japan Railway

HG PG
 Site Name Tsukubane Area
 Description Mountain range stretches for 12km toward Northeast having average 900m ASL.
 Location 125 Ogaya, Nanto-city, Toyama Prefecture 939-1824
 Access
By Car 10 minutes from Fukumitsu ramp of Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
By Train 10 minutes by taxi from Johana station of JR Johana Line.
 Flying Season April∼November
 School yes
 Name of School Tonamino Paraglider School
 Bilingual Staff
 Contact
Name Tonami HG & PG Area Safety Committee
Address 125 Ogaya, Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan 939-1824
TEL 090-2124-4460
FAX 0763-62-4133
Email wood_dream1987@docomo.ne.jp
URL
Check-in Desk 08:00∼20:00
 Visitor Rating JHF-P or IPPI SafePro 4, or greater
 Member's Fee JY5,000/year
 Visitor Fee JY1,000/day
 Takeoff (TO)
Name Tsukubane Takeoff
Direction NNE
Terrain 18 degree slope
Rating 1
Size 35m×40m
TO ASL 995m
GPS Coordinates N36°28′20″  E136°55′33″
Site Comment There is another TO at 800m ASL on the way.
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 50%  Ridge Soarings 20%  Sleddies 30%
Rating 3
Altitude TO∼LD 835m
Distance TO∼LD 4,000m
Site Comment
 Landing (LD)
Size 90m×180m
Terrain Flat (6 dried paddy fields having difference in level)
Rating 1
LD ASL 160m
GPS Coordinates N36°30′24″  E136°54′35″
Site Comment There is another LD at stock farm (620 ASL).
 Access LD∼TO 30 minutes by car
 Cross Country Flight JHF XC or IPPI 5 or greator subject to advance notice and retrieaval arranged in advance.
 Place of Interest
 Others
 Last updated 2012/3/12
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PG
 Site Name Tateyama Sanroku Flight Area
 Description
 Location Raicho Valey Ski Area/Gokurakusaka Ski Area, Oyama-cho, Kaminiikawa-gun, Toyoma Prefecture
 Access
By Car
By Train
 Flying Season April∼November
 School Yes
 Name of School JMB Tateyama Paraglider School
 Bilingual Staff Yes, Japanese/English
 Contact
Name JMB Tateyama Paraglider School
Address Restaurant Fuji 2F, 3-7 Hongu Hanakiriwari, Oyama-cho, Kaminiikawa-gun, Toyoma Prefecture, Japan
TEL 076-481-1256
FAX 076-481-1551
Email info@tateyama-pgs.jp
URL http://tateyama-pgs.jp/index.php
Check-in Desk 09:00∼16:00
 Visitor Rating JHF-NP or IPPI ParaPro 3 accompanied by JHF-P or ParaPro 4, or greater
 Member's Fee
 Visitor Fee JY1,500/day plus Lift JY600/day
 Takeoff (TO)
Name Gokurakusaka Takeoff
Direction N NE SW W
Terrain Slope
Rating 2
Size 50m×30m+
TO ASL 1,070m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Spacious skiing ground would give no pressure.
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 80%  Ridge Soarings %  Sleddies 20%
Rating 2
Altitude TO∼LD 500m
Distance TO∼LD 1,700m
Site Comment Take advantage of thermal over ridge.
 Landing (LD)
Size 100m×100m
Terrain Slope
Rating 2
LD ASL 550m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Wide area but be careful about the ski lift when you make approach to landing field.
 Access LD∼TO 10 minutes' walk plus 8 minutes on lift, total 18 minutes
 Cross Country Flight Not allowed
 Place of Interest The site is in the area of gatewy at Toyama Prefecure side to Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route and many tourist attractions are available. Hot spring, lodgings and museum are near the site.
 Others
 Last updated 6/24/2003
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