Archive for October, 2014


Piedrahita video by Martin Muller. 200km etc

October 29th, 2014 - Posted by Steve Ham

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Wind perfect for PN.

October 4th, 2014 - Posted by Steve Ham

A light NW, so great for soaring , both thermal and dynamic at PN.  some cirrus comming in associated with the cold front approaching from the N.  An inversion around 2000m, just 100m above take off, so things won’t get interesting until later in the afternoon, so probably best to go up around 1.30pm.   […]

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Light West

October 3rd, 2014 - Posted by Steve Ham

This should be an easily day with the wind coming onto PN.  Hopefully later in the afternoon will be strong enough for Alex, and by about 2pm 3pm should be find for soaring for Bill.  Cloud base around 2600m.  Once again weak climbs to later in the day.

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Contrasting forecast

October 2nd, 2014 - Posted by Steve Ham

  The local forecast shows a reasonable day with no chance or storms and little chance of rain, though the mountain forecast seems to say we are likely to get storms.  Light winds so we should be able to fly PN. Once again quite stable with the the atmosphere generally warm, so needing plenty of […]

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E wind, c 15km/hr

October 1st, 2014 - Posted by Steve Ham

Maybe not dissimilar to yesterday but with slightly stronger wind, so we may just have to go to Chia.  However the direction is more E than yesterdays SE, so more chance that it will come onto the hill.  Probably a slow day as well with weak thermals and inversions at 2600m and 3000m, which should […]

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