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39.6601, -106.658 : 2641.0 m
39.6693, -106.646 : 2160.0 m
Mountain Standard Time (-0600)
Pilots are urged to join rmhpa.org before flying Bellyache Ridge.
Both landing and launch are paved drive to locations. Bellyache is a P2 rated site and registered by the local Vail Soaring Club. Visiting pilots and tandem passengers are urged to contact David Champaign at: www.VailValleyParagliding.com or Greg Kelley at www.aircrossusa.com The landing site and tandem passenger meeting area and directions are available from Google Maps following the link from our website. To get to launch: take I70 exit 157 (Wolcott), turn left (south) at end of ramp and follow Bellyache Ridge Rd. up. To get to LZ: take I70 exit 163. Take hwy 6 west, North on “Beard Creek Rd” over bridge (crossing Eagle River), then back West on Red Canyon Estates Rd. LZ is all the way at the end of this road between I-70 and Eagle River.
Primarily flown in the mornings before the winds shift and come 'over the back'. Watch out for the wind shift.