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Old Mar 11, 2010, 06:45 PM
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Utah - Point of the Mountain


Post your links for weather or any other useful information associated with the point. The link below should be a good start for weather conditions. The local club associated with Point of the Mountain is the Intermountain Silent Flyers. Silent flyer forum is located here: https://www.rcgroups.com/intermounta...nt-flyers-657/

Intermountain Silent Flyer club: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1191462 (Everyone is welcomed, no club membership required but must have AMA)


Weather Links:
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/slc/current/meso.slv.php
http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/...Select=WEATHER
http://www.weather.com/weather/hourbyhour/USUT0225
http://www.usairnet.com/cgi-bin/laun...=KSLC&state=UT


North Side Camera:
http://www.liveviewtech.com/flightpark/northcamera.html

South Side Camera:
http://www.liveviewtech.com/flightpark/southcamera.html
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Old Mar 11, 2010, 07:08 PM
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For those guys who were using this thread https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1200788

I have requested it to be closed, so use this thread from now on.

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Old Mar 11, 2010, 07:48 PM
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I like the web cams
Old Mar 12, 2010, 12:25 AM
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Are the web cams finally working again? Last time I checked (last fall), they had been down for quite a while and still didn't appear to be working.

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Old Mar 12, 2010, 12:37 AM
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They worked all winter for me Chris. Maybe your PC?
Old Mar 12, 2010, 12:54 AM
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Looking forward....gotta few new things to throw around...
Old Mar 14, 2010, 02:45 PM
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Anybody want to ds the north ridge today. Looks like the rest of today should be pretty good. Pm me or call if you can meet up. I will try to be up there by 3.
Old Mar 14, 2010, 07:22 PM
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Good catch on the slope cameras Colby. I forgot to reinstall Java on my machine after rebuilding it last summer. Reinstalled it today, and everything is back to normal. I wonder if I can get this to work through my Iphone. . .

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Old Mar 15, 2010, 12:15 PM
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Sunday was fun but North winds all evening. Looks like it turned North West and started to clear up about the time we got off the mountain. Colby, Ted, Bobby, Ethan and I all hiked to the top ridge. Even though the winds were North the lift was awesome. My new 85 oz JW flew spectacularly. It took me for a rodeo ride on the first two flights. Had to add some lead and turn down my rates and that plane came alive!

Can't wait for warm summer night DS'ing the top ridge.
Old Mar 15, 2010, 06:47 PM
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Winds aren't strong but the direction has been Northwest today. When will we get a good weekend of flying?

At least we have an hour more of light after work now.
Old Mar 15, 2010, 11:45 PM
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I'm hoping for this weekend. . .

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Old Mar 16, 2010, 10:29 AM
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after watching the webcams alot It seems like there are always several para glider/ hang gliders at POTM. how do you guys get a chance to fly
Old Mar 16, 2010, 11:22 AM
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after watching the webcams alot It seems like there are always several para glider/ hang gliders at POTM. how do you guys get a chance to fly
On the South side we have our own flying area out the West. You can see the flag pole and a frequency board if you zoom in. We always have airspace, landing zones and pit areas on the south side. The North side is a different story. When winds are good for bags we don't fly in the area where the cameras are. We head up to the top ridge above where the camera is. We are working on proper insurance so we have driving access to the top ridge. otherwise it can require some hiking. But it is worth it because the lift up top is inspiring. Plus you often get a layer for some Dyanmic Soaring too.
Old Mar 16, 2010, 11:48 AM
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cool my wife got excepted for her PHD in Utah. She just has to make up her mind and I might be able to fly with you guys late summer
Old Mar 18, 2010, 11:04 PM
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anyone flying tomorrow at pom?


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