Gstaad

Arnensee

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The Arnensee is a lake in Canton of Berne, Switzerland. The lake in the municipality of Gsteig is used as areservoir by Romande Energie. The dam was built in 1942.

Canon EOS 60D
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Aperture: f/10
Exposure time: 1/100s
Focal length: 10mm
ISO Speed: 100
Processed with PS CC 2015

Pi (3.14159265…)

Me, flying my Adance Pi Hike and Fly Wing.

Photo taken by my collegue Hansjürg Hutzli, thanks mate!
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The fun starts on the way up with the PI. One of the world’s lightest glider, rucksack and harness could weigh as little as 3.14 kg. This multitalented wonder takes in the whole scene from “Hike&Fly Pleasure” to “Mountain Intense”.

Stroll up a mountain with some friends for an evening flight, soar at sundown and glide down to the valley as the light fades. Or takeoff from a remote peak for some extended thermaling. This is what you can do in the PI’s lower weight range. Good climbing qualities and notable performance makes this possible.

The climb up has already been a genuine challenge. Minimal equipment weight and maximum fun on the way down is the name of the game here. In its upper weight range the small area PI means dynamic flying fun and comfortable agile handling. Alpine soaring and thermaling in spectacular scenery completes this kind of touring experience.

The PI reveals its full potential as part of the right package. The new ADVANCE EASINESS light reversible harness gives you the best weight/comfort compromise for Hike & Fly Pleasure. On the other hand the Mountain Intense option can be put together with minimal equipment consisting of a PIPACK, Soft Links and an ultralight harness – weighing in from only 3.14 kg.
[Source: www.advance.ch]

Canon Powershot G10
Aperture: f/4.5
Exposure time: 1/400s
Focal length: 98mm
ISO Speed: 80
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Sky’s the Limit

My flight buddy André Schütz flying above Gstaad, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland.

Samsung ST65
Aperture: f/5.6
Exposure time: 1/210s
Focal length: 63mm
ISO Speed: 80
Processed with PS CS6

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