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On the way from Gunnison to Montrose, CO

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I've never tried gliders in any sim. I noticed that it is a 45 nm distance between the two airports with a 10,000 foot ridge in between and you are flying into the prevailing winds. Did you make it? What sim are you using?

Ted 

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Yes, made it all the way.  Had a slight (4 knots) quartering tailwind.  FSX:SE with CumulusX! for the thermals.

Here's coming in for a landing in Montrose:

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(Note:  Increased contrast and added some saturation in both "pictures")

And an XCSoar barograph of it.

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Haven't read the manual, so I don't know what the blue lines are.

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