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Avila 57km for many.

September 3rd, 2019 - Posted by Steve Ham

A great day with nice climbs to 3400m with pleasant Cu.  around 9 over the Pass and a van load in Avila including Alan and myself on the tandem.  Nice evening flying conditons also. A PB for Tim.

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Flying at Chia and Peña Negra

September 2nd, 2019 - Posted by Steve Ham

An early flight at Chia, with a few of us staying up then running from the clouds forming over take off. Later a downflight at PN around 4pm, then an evening soaring flight around 7pm.

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112km for Steve Watts to the NNE.

September 1st, 2019 - Posted by Steve Ham

Quite a stable and overcast day early on which cuased most to do an early bomb out.  Taking of a little later Hugh, Pete, Luke managed to climb out, Hugh making around around 25km, but Steve W going on to make a great flight landing around 8pm at 112km.  An evening flight in very light […]

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The DSC group. 1st week review.

August 30th, 2019 - Posted by Steve Ham

Sunday night gave us tremendous storms and Monday was too unstable to fly. Tuesday the 27 nice conditions were most had a good valley flight, with Jamie making it to just hort of Avila.  Wednesday, so far, the big day, with Steve  Watts just short of of Segovia (hours plus flight), Jamie at 101km, Fred […]

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Segovia goal (115km)

August 25th, 2019 - Posted by Steve Ham

A great finish to a very good XC week with our Belgian (and Dutch, Irish  and Swedish) group.  Once again nice Cu at 4000m and light winds with some nice convergence lines.  We had a nearly a vanfull at Goal.  The competition (Liga Nacional) aslo had a great day with 160km goal on a line […]

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4000m, light winds, nice Cu. Epic!! and a big circuit.

August 23rd, 2019 - Posted by Steve Ham

An amazing day.  Light winds at launch and a take off from the PN rock to avoid the competition.  Quick climb outs to near 4000m and we set off on a trip towards the NW and the south of the Lake and Guijelo.  turning there, and in a nice group we headed east norht of […]

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107km Goal to the West.

August 22nd, 2019 - Posted by Steve Ham

A remarkable day with most of the team well down the course to Goal.  Today we flew over the Bejar range, getting low at the ski station then runnng the mountains and flats beyond Plasencia.  Belgian Steve, Luc and Peter in Goal with most of the others scattered around Plasencia.  A Classic day with climbs […]

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A flight from Cerro la Cruz.

August 21st, 2019 - Posted by Steve Ham

A complex day with early SE wind with cloud too low to go to Chia. However, blue in the Piedrahita valley and some of the group climbed Cerro La Cruz (small hill next to and NW of Piedrahita).  Most got decent climbs from the small hill and flew untill the clouds became to problematic.   […]

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Fast goal to Barco and amazing evening restitution

August 20th, 2019 - Posted by Steve Ham

We planned for a short goal flight to Barco as the forecast showed some stronger NE winds later on.  Leaving the hill around 11am most of us got there.    The wind in the end did not get to problematic and we had an magnificent evening soar with restitution lift right across the valley.

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Overcast, but still 55kms to Avila.

August 20th, 2019 - Posted by Steve Ham

An early start in overcast with our gaggle making its way slowly and little more  than take off altitude towards the Pass.  Some decent climbs around the Cemetery and Conical hill took 7 of us over and to around 45 with Koen making the best and making Avila.

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