Type of glider: ASG 29/18m,

Takeoff location:Inyokern (US / 12)

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Points for the flight 343.74
scoring distance 314.66 km
Speed 93.77 km/h
Duration 03:21:20
Scoring class 18m
Scoring start 19:40:05
Scoring end 00:11:49
Index: 119.0
Club Southern Sierra
Date of claim 12.06.2016 04:00:03
state IGC-File: Flight:

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Comment

Declared 315k FAI triangle.
Boomer Ridge / Whitney Portal / Telescope Peak / Boomer Ridge.
Used Whitney Portal, as I didn't think getting on top of Whitney would be possible. Could barely see Mount Whitney from Whitney Portal, where it rained in sector and for a couple of miles after.
Rain again near Darwin on the way to Telescope. Dodging the heaviest, or so I thought. Made it through the sector at Telescope looking up at the Peak, as bases were only about 200' over Telescope.
At Trona called Joshua and got flight following through R2505 above 10,000'. Bases were around 12, so couldn't go far into the restricted area.
After the Boomer finish, went to Olancha and back to Boomer, as bases were now higher along the Sierras.
A better day than I thought, even with the rain and low cloud bases.
Holger, I was looking into your favourite valley!

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