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Old Aug 13, 2012, 05:28 PM
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Slope flying sites

The attached pdf is a list of Bay Area slope flying sites from another slope enthusiast. Sorry that I don't have his name to give him credit.

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Old Aug 13, 2012, 08:48 PM
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Truckee, CA

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Looking north. The ridge is a 1/2 mile and all flyable. Landing is not bad. Down slope but up wind. With practice it's not bad.

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This is the area in a 360 degree picture.

This is a 1/2 hr hike to fly.
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Old Aug 16, 2012, 01:40 PM
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Tim can you give some directions from Truckee for this the Truckee site.

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Old Aug 16, 2012, 05:20 PM
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Truckee site

Hi Al,
I could not find my orginal pictures and map so here is a link to another post I made with directions.


Look on the third page of this post. There is a map I marked up. The site is out of Tahoe - Donner. Park in the parking lot and hike it. Here is a google map to the parking lot.


Let me know if you are going to be in Tahoee and want to fly. If I'm up I'll meet you to fly. It's a great place very smooth air with lift out in front and up as far as I am willing to fly a Weasel with a park zone receiver.

If you do hike in toward the end of the hike you go up a hill. The road runs along the top of the ridge. When the road starts to flaten out you will see a pile of rocks to the left with a small trail out to them. Take that trail over the top of the ridge past the rock pile. (The pile is 4 ft high and 6+ft long you will see it). From here to right or north 100 yards along the slope and pick yourself out a good spot to fly. You may be tempted to go down the slope a bit but there is no need. I think it should be obvious once you get there.
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 09:38 PM
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Also a thred on slope sites here
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