Mount Gamal

From the “Mansera” to Mount Gamal – an introduction route to the Ramon Crater

Hiking Start: The “Mansera”, parking by the main road, 506m ASL

Hiking: 6.6km, 374Hm, 1.5-2.5h

Green marked rail upto the takeoff

Takeoff Point: Mount Gamal, 851m ASL

Takeoff Type: Desert Rocks

Takeoff Direction: SE, S, WS

Landing Options: Anywhere along the path you just walked

Advantages: Magnificent desert scenery. In the appropriate south wind, one can soar along the north face of the crater. In case of no wind – the north wall of the crater always generates anabatic wind. In case no flying condition – hitchhike back to the car from the village is easy. Easy landing on the path close to the car

Disadvantages: South wind is not common

Caution: In case of wind above 20kmh – takeoff from mount Gamal can be challenging. If soaring along the north wall toward the east - watch out the power lines above the main road

Disclaimer: The route situated in an area defined as a national park, with all related implication