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This.

I need to find a place to fly like this here in Idaho. I hear that it exists, but I have a feeling it is hiding from me. I sure as hell don’t want to go to Brazil to find it.

Flying Swan Falls

Made it out to Swan Falls to do some flying. The wind felt a little strong when we got there, and some pilots talked about going over to Pickle. Mark and Bruce had just come from there and reported that it was cycling through weak. With this info Mark launched and flew for a while. […]

Flying on Sunday

Got out flying on Sunday, and had a good time. The wind was strong, but smooth with a good amount of lift. I followed Mark down the hill to launch. My first attempt really showed the rust from lack of flying in the winter. So much for kiting in the part on Saturday. The second […]

Paragliding

I’ve made it out to King Mountain a couple times this year. Have yet to get high and go somewhere, but I am working on it. On my most recent visit I was able to fly from lower launch on King, to John Kangas’ glider park. I followed a hang glider pilot in and landed […]

Flying on Saturday

Bruce called and said he was going to try and catch a glass off at Pickle, I told him I’d go. I’m really glad he called. Thanks Bruce. When I got there Bruce was already there, and he said the breeze had died. We stood around talking and about 5-10 minutes later a thermal started […]