Day 916: From Salton to Glamis

Today I launched flight #86, once again flying inland to explore the washes and canyons of the badlands:

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Eventually I made it back to the shore of the Salton Sea:

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Flying over the RV:

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Trish photographed my return:

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The landing:

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Other pilots from this morning flight trickled in.  Sky King:

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Sue:

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Charity:

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Carl:

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Linda:

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Jonathan:

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We packed up to head over to the Imperial Sand Dunes National Recreation Area, commonly known as Glamis.  B carved a new walking stick for herself during our stay here, so she left her old walking stick, which is now too small, behind:

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We stopped at the gas station to dump and fill up on water, then drove southeast to Brawley where we bought groceries and more fuel for the paramotor.  Continuing east towards the dunes, we saw this Osprey fly by:

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When we arrived at Glamis, Trish got started stowing the groceries:

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It’s hard to believe that by this weekend, there will be about 150,000 people here:

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I setup to fly the dunes:

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It was a reverse launch for flight #87:

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The dunes begin just beyond the camping area:

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Dave flew by below me:

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This video contains footage from tonight’s Glamis flight, as well as the Glamis flights for the next three days:

Steve and Charity came in for a landing:

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Goodnight from the Glamis Dunes:

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See the trip map for today’s drive and our current location.

Day 915: Three Flights a Day
Day 917: Flying Glamis, Day 1

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