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The best pictures we find are published as the picture of the month on the web site home page. Here you can view previous pictures. To see the picture at its best, click on the image for a larger picture. There may be the occasional gap where a picture was not published.

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August 2010

No photos submitted this month perhaps reflecting the rubbish weather! Its been a month of strong winds and rain - quite a contrast to June. This month's picture is Chris Field flying Whitestones in August 2008. The view is looking south and it looks like we grabbed an evening's opportunity

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July 2010

The downside to flying in the Lakes! Participants in this year's Lakes Charity Classic B compitition make the long grind up Jenkin Hill on a hot Friday 4 June. The flying was quite lively but there were some big thermals around

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June 2010

We don't get many pictures from Farleton Knott in the SE Lakes by J36 of the M6. John Hamlett took this photo shortly before departing on a 9.5km XC to Arkholme. The River Kent can be seen in the middle distance. The Old Man of Coniston is directly behind the pilot of the red glider.

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May 2010

Friday 16 April was a brilliant day on Whitestones. Here Ed Cleasby soars above the Howgills looking south down the Lune Valley. While the mere mortals amongst us hopped between Fell Head and Whitestones, Ed soared effortlessly down to Sedbergh and then returned north to Blease Fell (Tebay). Photo by Alex Butler

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April 2010

Dave Robinson took this photo high above Grasmere on 4 March. His passenger is Lucie from the Czech Republic. The other wing is piloted by Sarka Teskova (Czech Republic). The view is looking down to Grasmere with the village on the right and the lake on the left. Dave reports that it was "A good day with big wide tandem friendly thermals !!"

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March 2010

Dave Ashcroft took this picture over Wastwater Screes on Friday 19 February 2010. Paul Clarke is the pilot and the view is looking to the head of Wasdale with Great Gable just to the left of the glider.

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February 2010

January started with clear skies and lots of snow. One of the difficulties in flying was getting to take off and the cold! Here, Pete Rycroft can be seen in Ennerdale with Pillar as the highest peak on the skyline. Photo by Ed Cleasby.

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January 2010

It just had to be this one! Monday 28 December provided a superb afternoon's flying for the 14 CSC pilots who made the long walk up Blease Fell to the summit ridge. Dave Horne took this photo of Mal Grout and Paul Smith enjoying the lift at its best. Dave reports that " It was so smooth that you could fly virtually hands-off for the whole time in the air." More photos can be found here

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December 2009

November has been a difficult month for free flying Cumbria with high winds, extensive rain and flooding dominating the month. However on Sunday 8 November, a gaggle of CSC pilots congregated at Burnbank for a splendid autumn day's flying. Here is Lance Greenhalgh in action with Coledale Hause in the background.

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November 2009

Monday 5 October on Blease Fell looking to Derwent Water and the SW. Pete Lloyd reports "A beautiful day, very light winds which picked up slightly at around 4 in the afternoon and gave us all a wonderful afternoons flying back and forth along the ridge to the summit of Blencathra. Dave Robinson is the pilot and the photo was taken by Chris Lloyd. October has been a mixed month with good days when you didn't expect them. To get the best days, you needed to have a flexible lifestyle!

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