Archive | December, 2002

Traveling to and Flying in France

Some of these commentaries and accounts of my slope flying over the past several years in France may be useful for temporary visitors living in France, or someone doing business there on a regular basis. Directions to Menez Hom For anyone coming from the east, Paris, Chatres, Le Mans, Rennes, St. Brieuc, Morlaix, Landavisiau, Sizun, […]

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Slope Racing Clinic: Some Basics

Paul covers some basics and some advanced techniques. The story will be of help to racers or racers-to-be as well as slope flyers who want to improve their plane or flying performance. By Paul Naton (reprinted with permission) Plane Preparation: My planes usually look ugly on race day but I can assure you they are mechanically perfect, […]

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Rampart Ridge Slope Soaring

Posted by Chris Erikson on Dec 30, 2002, 22:08   The Rampart ridge site is at 4600′ on the S end of Rampart Ridge on the edge of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. This site is especially nice because of it’s close proximity to Seattle, which makes it ideal for daytrips and spur of the moment […]

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