Great XC week in the french southern Alps

Patrick, Philippe, Michel, Peter, Phil, Bill and jac enjoyed the great cross country weather in the french southern Alps from June the 11th till the 18th with their ultralight gliders: 4 Swiftlights, 2 Archaeopteryx, and one Sparrowhawk.

High cloud bases, up to 5100m, and great distances, up to 455km 😀
Some Swiftlights and Archaeopteryx pilots achieving many nearly 300km flights:

Philippe flew for the first time in the Ecrins mountain range:

jac shows us how to get to the Briançonnais via the Pas de la Cavalle:

Philippe is training hard with his Archaeopteryx for the world championship:

And here a video of the best ceiling in thermal ever achieved so far: