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Site Name HG PG MPG
Area Yamazaki    
  • 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

 Site Name Area Yamazaki
 Description Club area
 Location 2131 Matsuda-shoshi, Matsuda-machi, Ashigara-kami-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
By Car 5 minutes from Ohi-matsuda IC of Tomei Expressway
By Train 15 minutes' walk from Shin-matsuda Station of Odakyu RR, 15 minutes' walk from JR Matsuda Station.
 Flying Season Year round
 School No
 Name of School
 Bilingual Staff
Name Area Yamazaki
Address 263 Matsuda-shoshi, Matsuda-machi, Ashigara-kami-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
TEL 0465-82-6701
FAX 0465-82-6701
Check-in Desk 09:00∼16:00
 Visitor Rating JHF-P or IPPI SafePro 4, or greater
 Member's Fee JY5,000/year
 Visitor Fee JY1,500/day
 Takeoff (TO)
Name Takeoff
Direction SW
Terrain 20° slope
Rating 3
Size 20m×17m
TO ASL 500m
GPS Coordinates N35°21′29″7  E139°08′16″2
Site Comment Taking off is easy as long as you have wind coming in.
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 80%  Ridge Soarings 10%  Sleddies 10%
Rating 4
Altitude TO∼LD 430m
Distance TO∼LD 1,500m
Site Comment You would enjoy cross country flight when you hit and ride on thermals.
 Landing (LD)
Size 50m×200m
Terrain Flat
Rating 1
LD ASL 70m
GPS Coordinates N35°20′42″7  E139°07′51″6
Site Comment Good constant flow of wind on the dry river bed LD.
 Access LD∼TO 10 minutes by car
 Cross Country Flight Allowed:Area Yamazaki∼Outer rim of the Hakone crater∼Area Yamazaki, Area Yamazaki∼Tanzawa∼Ohyma∼Area Yamazaki
 Place of Interest House of herbs (run by Matsuda-machi town), Hakone with hot spas (about 40 minutes ride), Manyo Udon noodle shop, Odakyu Kashiwa-yama
 Others Good location in the incredible landscape with 360 degree panoramic view.
 Last updated 7/28/2006
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