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Postby Nate » Fri Apr 08, 2022 7:45 am

Have these ever been flown?

I see there is vehicle access on the west end with a few potential launches about 2500-3000 ft over landable LZ's that are about a 6:1 on the south side and a 7:1 on the north side.

I was looking just because I have work coming up in Roswell soon.
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Re: Capitans

Postby Bill Cummings » Sat Apr 09, 2022 11:04 am

Riker, Curt, and Dave C. Searched the Capitans by approaching from the SW
None of the three found a good launch. It’s said to be four wheel drive and
“remote to the max” (Dave C.)
Lower there is a 600’ training hill (White Oaks) but a hard carry up for HG. Good for PG.
Near where Smoky The Bear was rescued.
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Re: Capitans

Postby Nate » Tue Apr 19, 2022 7:24 am

Sounds like it hasn't been checked out in several years (decades?). From the SW side, I've read reports of folks driving cars up so the 4x4 need may have changed. It looks like there were some fires so possibly some more open launch areas. "Remote to the MAX" - The SW side is 8 miles as the crow flies to the closest beer store and gas station.

The Guads, now there is remote.

Will let you know if it looks viable when I go out there to camp.
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