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Jan 27, 2010, 01:19 PM
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Soar Utah 2010

Soar Utah 2010

The InterMountain Silent Flyers (IMSF) invite you to the 8th Soar Utah event Friday, Sept. 3 - Monday, Sept. 6, 2010....Labor Day weekend.

We are excited to once again host this premier slope event at Point of the Mountain, Utah and other venues in and around Salt Lake City. Google Earth file of the point attached to this post.

Follow the link below to Register:

The InterMountain Silent Flyer's club thread on the event is located here:
We will be updating these thread with important information so please subscribe to them now.

Event Hotel - SpringHill Suites Marriott
Below is a link to for reservations with the recommended hotel. This place is very close to the point and extremely nice facilities. Check out the photo tour.

Room accommodations have been arranged at the luxurious SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel, located just 5 miles from the event. A rate of $99 is being offered to all attendees. The hotel is an all suite property that offers a living area with sofa sleeper in every room. Guests may choose from a room with 1 King or 2 Double beds. Guests may feel free to share rooms, making this an even greater deal! Hot continental breakfast, complimentary parking and much more are included in this great rate. Rooms are limited so be sure to book as soon as possible.

Mark your calendars!

Looks like we will have some great items for our Raffle at the banquet dinner this year. If anyone has something they would like to donate or if there are other companies which may be interested in helping out please PM or email me.

Remember these donations are what keep this event alive and contribute to maintaining our flying sites. Without our donors and sponsors this event wouldn't be what it is today. Please visit the websites of our sponsors and keep them in mind when you make your next RC purchases. Support those who are graciously willing to support our beloved Soar Utah Event.

After the event you can find a letter of appreciation with logos and links to all of our sponsors websites on
Art Hobby
Hill Racer - Marty Hill
L2 Airframes
Leading Edge Gliders (LEG)
North County Flying Machines (NCFM)
Peak Electronics
Skip Miller Models
Wid Tolman
WOW Racers - Spencer Deputy
Wyomy Wind Works

Here are some links that might be helpful for checking the weather at the point. The wind will always blow harder on the slope then predicted by these sites.

Weather Links:

North Side Camera:

South Side Camera:
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Jan 27, 2010, 01:30 PM
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Thought I would post a few videos to get you guys excited. I know there are plenty more pics and videos out there so post em if you got em. We are looking forward to hosting the best Soar Utah yet.

Espada at SU (2 min 31 sec)

(10 min 5 sec)
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Jan 31, 2010, 02:15 AM
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I'll be there!
Jan 31, 2010, 11:07 AM
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Looking forward to it!
Feb 01, 2010, 10:52 AM
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I've been looking forward to this from my first visit in '08. Nut's bad to say about anything. Work has major testing planned on a project I support in Lakehurst NJ.

Feb 01, 2010, 04:11 PM
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I'm planning on being there as long as the weather forcast is reasonable. This is the best event I've ever been to or fallen out of a truck for.
Feb 01, 2010, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by gavoss
I'm planning on being there as long as the weather forcast is reasonable. This is the best event I've ever been to or fallen out of a truck for.
George make sure you pick up Mark on the way there. You guys can stop by Wal Mart and buy some NEW lawnchairs to avoid straining your friendship again.
Feb 01, 2010, 06:53 PM
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Oh yeah .
Apr 28, 2010, 09:17 PM
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anything new on Soar Utah?
Apr 29, 2010, 12:16 PM
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The planning has continued. Website would be ready to receive registrations but paypal has us jumping through hoops.

One exciting bit of news is we will have plenty of shade this year. Here is a model of the tent that will be set up on the South Side of the Point. We will be serving food and making announcements from the tent. There will be tables and chairs set up and we will have a mini refrigerated trailer for cold drinks and water.

The entire Point of the Mountain flight park has been reserved again for this year.
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Apr 29, 2010, 04:06 PM
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So will there be some Dsing going on somewhere during the event?
Apr 29, 2010, 05:22 PM
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If we get North winds at the point of the mountain we will have access to the gate which will allow driving access to the top North ridge. For South winds we can take some groups out to Eagle Mountain for some evening DSing. Eagle Mountain is a great place to fly but is a bit rocky for landing big composite planes.

Here is some old video from Eagle Mountain:

10-10-07 Eagle Mountain Sunset (2 min 58 sec)

Here are a few videos of North Ridge Point of the Mountain:

Wide Angle Camera - POM Dynamic Soaring (2 min 53 sec)

New DS Wing 2009 (1 min 40 sec)
Jun 03, 2010, 07:41 PM
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anything new?
Jun 29, 2010, 08:28 PM
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The Soar Utah website is up and running.

Head over and get yourself registered for the event. If anyone has any questions please feel free to contact me.

Jun 29, 2010, 09:18 PM
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Is there camping at POM or near by?


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