Troutbeck Club Trip

20th September 2019, 33 photos.

EOSM club flyout to Troutbeck in the Lake District, blessed by beautiful smooth flying conditions, continuous sunshine and occasional tailwinds. Why can't they all be like that?

Searching for holes in the cloud towards Langholm

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The dreamy Lakes hove into view

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Is that sheep on the runway or runway markers? It's sheep, we'd better land deep!

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Kim always chuffed to be anywhere near the Lake District

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George arrives

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Happy fliers ready for the pub

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The trike gazes out on the sunset over Blencathra

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Early morning and mist lies over the bottom of the runway

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Graeme, George and their trikes lie asleep

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It was a very dewy morning

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Long shadows ahead of our early morning Lakes tour

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Dizzy view onto Doddick Fell route up Blencathra

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Looking upwards to the Hall's Fell route up Blencathra

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Heading over Braithwaite and into the Coledale horseshoe

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Causey Pike and many more

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Buzzing Haystacks

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The Coledale Valley

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Dreamy

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Buttermere, Haystacks and Skafell Pike

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Pillar

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Flying into the Langdale Valley alongside Graeme

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Campers on top of the magnificant Helvellyn

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Buzzing Helvellyn with Swirral and Striding Edges

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Dramtic morning shadows on Swirral Edge

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George takes a seat in row A to watch the new arrivals

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Gordon and Jill arrive

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Eddie keeps it steady

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Sarah swings it round the trees

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Tony birls in

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How many pilots does it take to plan the route home?

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The Troutbeck Team - Graeme, Monica, Kim, Jill, Graeme, Eddie, John, Tony, Sarah, George, Gordon

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Kim smiles, as always, over Langholm again on the way home

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Graeme completes his first club trip, three days after getting his license

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20th September 2019, 33 photos. View this album in Flickr.