Chehalem Mountain

Location summary:

 

  • City: Newberg, Oregon

  • Skill level: Intermediate

  • Wind: South

  • Access: The  entire week, Monday through Sunday

  • Landing area quality: The landing zone is across the street from the flying area, cross a barbed-wire fence, one approach only due to telephone lines and barbed-wire fence

  • Hazards: Trees, barbed-wire fences, horses

 

Directions to the site:

  • North of Newberg or South of Hillsboro on Hwy 219.

  • Take Mountaintop Road West for about 1.5 miles.

  • Site is just West of the antennae farm.

 

Site review:

Lots of wind in the winter from S or SW.   Hang-gliders on occasion.   Trees limit the ability to make close passes.   Not a great hill, but close to home.

Description provided courtesy of Pat Chewning.