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Annual gliding camp soars to new heights

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High above Bluff Knoll.
Camera IconHigh above Bluff Knoll. Credit: Lex Porebski

Narrogin Gliding Club has descended on the Stirling Range for its annual camp, a ritual for more than 40 years, on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend.

The view from inside a glider’s cockpit.
Camera IconThe view from inside a glider’s cockpit. Credit: Lex Porebski

Favourable wind conditions can create a ridge of lift above Bluff Knoll, which can sometimes produce “waves” allowing for excellent gliding as it did at the weekend.

A glider landing near Bluff Knoll.
Camera IconA glider landing near Bluff Knoll. Credit: Narrogin Gliding Club

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