Marin County Hang Gliding Association
Mt Tam is open, again
Our park is occasionally closed because of fire danger or weather. Be sure to check here before driving up to Tam. 01/17/23
Our weather station has been removed from service
Thanks to the inflexibility of AT&T, the telephone service for our weather station has become prohibitively expensive. Therefore the service has been discontinued. 02/17/23
Commercial instructors restricted
Due to insurance requirements, commercial flight instructors may no longer bring students to fly at Mt Tam, unless the instructor first satisfies three conditions: 1) they must provide site insurance for Tam, 2) they must not accept any compensation for their activities at Tam, and 3) they must be approved by the club. In the mean time, the club's novice hang glider program and the club's intermediate paraglider sponsorship program will resume using qualified non-commercial instructors and pilots. 01/08/21
Due to insurance requirements, MCHGA has agreed to include paraglider pilots in the club. Effective immediately, paragliding at Mt. Tam will be administered and regulated by MCHGA instead of BAPA. 05/06/16
- There is currently no windsock at launch. Bring your own, and be sure to take it with you after flying. 09/21/16
- Recent storms have removed some of the sand from our beach, and raised the average tide level. As a result, the beach is landable only during very low tides. Be sure to check tides before coming up to Tam. 01/17/23
- We have a new windsock posted at the end of the alleyway, for landings. 02/17/23
- The Seadrift sign has been replaced! Beware of this obstacle at the north end of our LZ, and land south of it. 04/18/23
The club is currently holding two meetings per month: one in person, and one on Zoom. The in-person meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month, and the Zoom meetings on the last Thursday of each month. If you would like to attend a meeting, either online or in person, please RSVP to email@example.com by the day before the meeting.
The next in-person meeting will be at Pacific Catch in Corte Madera, on Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 7 pm.
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The next Zoom meeting will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2023 at 7 p.m.
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