paragliding training center
31.83685° -106.70602° 4,081' MSL
These farms are privately owned and posted. Southwest Airsports, students, and visitors have permission from the owner to use them for training. All others must have permission from Evergreen Turf (575) 589-0401 to enter the farms.
Directions to the Sod Farms.
A PPG and PG training-towing site and our safest and best area to train in the region. This site is available through the generosity of Evergreen Turf, Inc. First time visitors will need a guide – please contact us as there are hazards at the site (watch dogs, power lines, irrigation equipment, etc.) Do not drive any vehicles on the grass. Please stay out of the way of all workmen and their equipment.
Users may always send a note of thanks to the Manager.
Evergreen Turf, Inc.
P.O. Box 18
Santa Teresa, NM 88008.
Below, the towing rig setup can just be seen at the western edge of the most southern sod farm.
Kiting practice at the sod farm. Pilot is Otis Gillespie, a firefighter from Ventura California.
The sod farms looking northeast. This photo includes the newer 4th sod farm.