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Slope soaring sites in Michigan.

Slope Flying in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Near Houghton, MI on the Keweenaw Peninsula My suggested site is Great Sand Bay, in the Keweenaw Peninsula. It faces Northwest, looking over Lake Superior and has a cliff 50 to 100 ft high. The site is about 25 miles north of Houghton and Hancock. The nearest towns likely to be on a map are […]

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Two More Slopes Near Houghton

I found two more great slopes near Houghton, MI 1. East facing slope near WalMart. This slope is about 200 ft high. It faces the highway that goes south from here (US 29 ) (Taco Bell, Walmart etc.). The top of the slope is occupied by “The Bluffs” an apartment complex for retirement-age folks. Between […]

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Slope Soaring at Ludington, Michigan

These are locations we have had the privilege to fly. Some may have access restrictions.Check with local flyers for information. Michigan Slope Flying Sites Sloping at Ludington, MI Ludington Michigan is named after a 19th Century timber baron who sited the town at the estuary of the Pere Marquette River on the shores of Lake […]

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Slope Flying at Sleeping Bear Dunes, Empire, Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore – Empire Michigan Located in Northwestern, Lower Michigan Sleeping Bear is about 25 miles Southwest of Traverse City, MI. The National Lakeshore encompases a lot of area and there are many dunes from which to fly. Explore a bit! Pyramid Point near Glen Arbor is over 500 feet above Lake […]

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