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Mar 22, 2019, 06:31 PM
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A classic NorEaster romping up the east coast today and tomorrow.
Wrap around winds coming off Lake Ontario from the North West with rain changing to snow ,temps dropping from the 40's to mid 20's.......
Yup It's time to Slope

I cruised around with my Windrider Swift for around 45 minutes until my gloves wet through and my hands got cold,I thought "gee I would rather fly in snow than rain......
Was going to pack up and go home when the snow started {and + 22 mph winds }
Cant go home with out flying in the snow one more might be the last snow till next winter....probably not

Out we go with the Heavy Dan Wing ,ripped it up and down across the face of the hill as the squalls came through ,what a blast, didnt even feel cold wet hands and all .
I should have put my goggles, I let it get to far out around the lip of the hill and it got blown over to the back side ..
Oh well - soft landing in a tree .
I will retrieve it tomorrow ,my gloves should be dry by then
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Mar 23, 2019, 03:34 PM
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My hat goes off to you for being out there in those conditions! Good on ya!

(on the other side of Lake Ontario!)
Mar 23, 2019, 04:53 PM
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Thanks Lyle !
You have to play the cards you are dealt ... nor easters mean flyable wind [NWor NNW} on my hill here south of the border .
Its great to get out for some exercise and fresh air
Cheers !

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