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Slope soaring sites in South Dakota.

South Dakota Slope Trip April 2009

Dave and I went on an early season slope trip in mid-April 2009. We met Rob and about a dozen other dedicated slopers on Thursday and had a couple of good days of sloping at The Pasture in NE wind conditions. Some of the highlights of the weekend were: Maiden flights for several of DaveO’s […]

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South Dakota Slope Trip September 2002

If you asked anyone that attended this last trip to Chamberlain you would hear what a great time we all had. The first two days of the trip we encountered overcast and occasional rain but the winds cooperated even on those days. By the third day the winds were blowing about 35mph (my guess) and […]

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Slope Flying in South Dakota

South Dakota Slope Flying Sites There are numerous bluffs along the Missouri, with 500 to 600 feet of elevation in South Dakota, most are on private ranches. If you are going to be in the area give Rob Hurd a call at 605-366-4076. You won’t find the spots in the following stories without him. South […]

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South Dakota Slope Trip October 2001

In memory of Ed Harris 1933-2001. Read a tribute to Ed by friend Jim Porter. There are over 75 pictures on the site from this trip. Start looking at them here. Well y’all, here is the beginning of the report on the 2001 South Dakota Slopin’ Safari, held over four days in the Chamberlain area […]

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South Dakota Slopin’ Safari – July 2001

South Dakota Slopin’ Safari – July 2001by Ed Berris Walt Huemmer, Dave Engleson, Dave Fisher, Lee Berris (my son) and I drove to Central South Dakota for the 2001 slope expedition. We met Mirko Bodul and South Dakota slope guide and all around good guy, Rob Hurd waiting for us on the side of the […]

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