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Re: Guads President's Day W/E

Postby Nate » Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:35 am

It was very fun. More importantly for me, the vastness and remoteness of the Guadalupes recalibrates my soul. Snow, elk, flying, it was a full value weekend.

I will add more video. Unfortunately, that was my first go at the 360 camera so NOW I know the setting to keep it from turning off after 10 minutes. I do have video from my normal Gopro on my downtube. Including my new downtube :srofl:

This flight, https://www.paraglidingforum.com/leonar ... ht/2485034 was probably my best of the weekend. I had never been to the south end of the Rim though I have often seen gliders venture that way. The crinkles on the ridge always kept me at a distance. It was nice to make it down there, but look at that track, notice I got to 9700ft flying straight into the valley. Help me out here, is that wave lift off the Brokeoffs? Streeted lift?

More video and tracks to follow. I have to travel for work again this week.

Thank you Robin. A lot of my great flying would never have happened without people like you and Chuck. Thank you for the culture of safety and reminding me not to rush.

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Re: Guads President's Day W/E

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:49 am

Great Flight Nate!!!      :thumbup:

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Nate wrote:Thank you Robin. A lot of my great flying would never have happened without people like you and Chuck. Thank you for the culture of safety and reminding me not to rush.


Salute to Robin, Chuck, and the RGSA!

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