“Go-go-go, go-go-go,” says the pilot, and a moment later the glider is rolling fast on the Alvord Desert playa.
Seconds after that it is airborne and the amazing eastern Oregon views begin.
Watch as the glider turns towards the east side of Steens Mountain and brace for the perfect landing!
Video captured summer 2015 by Mandy DeCroo and Tara Thissell, BLM, with the Willamette Valley Soaring Club.
Video produced by Toshio Suzuki, BLM
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