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Slope soaring sites in Massachusetts.

Deer Island Slope Site Near Boston

David sent this in from The Granite Glider Guiders a southern New Hampshire area club. Deer Island is just minutes from downtown Boston and offers both east and west facing slopes. The property is part of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. Public areas are open dawn to dusk every day. Using the address […]

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Cape Cod Slope Soaring at Wellfleet Parking Issues

Jan sent in this update. IMPORTANT INFO HERE! Meant to write you last summer after reading your Wellfleet parking paragraph. Things have become even more restrictive since 2007. In May 2008 my friend was flying at Duck Harbor when the National Seashore environmental ranger told him to cease flying because of endangered species (piping plover) […]

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Cape Cod Slope Soaring Spots

Had this link on the site for a while but it was buried. Good info on Cape Cod slopes. I’ve been there myself and there are some super spots with slope soaring possible from almost any wind direction. http://www.charlesriverrc.org/fields_capecodslopes.htm

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Massachusetts Slope Site in the Berkshires

Here’s a great slope site in Mass, The Mohawk Trail. 800 vertical feet high at least. West facing slope and the wind is always west here. Here’s a panoramic shot. The spot is the western most summit of the Mohawk Trail,  Heading out of North Adams follow RT.2  East – after a short drive up […]

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Cape Cod Sloping June 23rd to 27th

We arrived at the Seascape Motel on Monday evening after an 8-hour drive from Philly. I checked in, unloaded the family and the car and stepped out the ocean side door to behold a beautiful sight. The 80-foot (give or take a few feet) slope about 20 steps from my door. There was a light […]

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Petersburg Pass Slope Site (NY/MA border)

These are locations we have had the privilege to fly. Some may have access restrictions.Check with local flyers for information. Massachusetts Slope Flying Sites Petersburg Pass Slope Site (NY/MA border) (OK, so technically it is in New York, but only .2 miles!) LOCATION: Park in a gravel parking lot at the south side of State […]

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