Category Archives: Greylock

Flying at Mt. Greylock, North Adams, MA.

Installing an LZ

One of the most popular flying sites in these parts is Mt. Greylock, the tallest mountain in Massachusetts. Because the launch faces east, which is not the most common wind direction, there aren’t too many flyable days there, and when … Continue reading

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Marginal

I expected that I’d be taking some weekdays off from work to go flying this year, but it hasn’t worked out that way. At some point you want a break, though, and the forecast didn’t look too bad for Greylock … Continue reading

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Quite a fine sledder

There had not been an east-wind Greylock day all year (okay, maybe one), but the weekend was forecast to be east both days.  I thought about going on Saturday, but the overcast sky made me reconsider, and I went for … Continue reading

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Reconfiguring the day

Not having flown for most of the summer, I was interested in making the most of Labor Day weekend, so after my brief flight on Saturday, I hoped to get out on Monday as well.  The forecast was tricky to … Continue reading

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Yo-yo

My schedule recently has caused me to miss some excellent flying days. Some of the conflicts were due to orienteering meets, some were things I was doing with my girlfriend Nancy and her kids, and some had to do with … Continue reading

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Everybody and his brother

The chatter started early about Greylock looking promising for the weekend. Gary announced that he’d be opening up his house for anyone who was going to try and fly more than one day who was looking for some floorspace to … Continue reading

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Greylock, it’s about time

I haven’t been to the high points of many states, which is mildly surprising for a guy like me. Off the top of my head, I’ve been within sight of the high points of CA, OR, WA, AK, CO, CT, … Continue reading

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