http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/metdata/mcy/ Here is a link to the Michigan city light house weather station for slopesoaring Mount Baldy. As described before N-NW winds are ideal. Western southerly winds are soarable on the smaller north dune. The large central bowl of the dune makes this site great for beginners tolearn with elbow room for mistakes. I paraglide […]
Slope soaring sites in Indiana.
I have spent the last 2 afternoons sloping at Mt. Baldy near Michigan City IN. There are a lot of changes this year that slopers may want to take note of. The first change is that the approach paths have been altered. The main (and only) path to the summit now begins at the service […]
Mt Baldy, IN Dave with a Bandit at Mt. Baldy Mt. Baldy is a large dune at the Southern end of Lake Michigan. It’s part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, plus it doesn’t cost anything to park there. Wind direction for flying at Baldy, NW to NE with N best. Mostly winter […]
Brookville Dam, IN Brookville Dam in Indiana has been described by some as “the best inland slope in our part of the country”. It is located 2.5 hours from Louisville in Brookville, IN and about 1 hour from Cincinnati, OH. Brookville Lake is located in Franklin and Union Counties on the East Fork of the […]