GO LONG in TEXAS

100’s of Miles, Personal Bests

BOOMING SKIES!

July flying down on Texas Gulf Coast provides great soaring conditions for easy long flights.  Conditions are very predictable and downwind terrain continuously gives easy landing options with good retrieval access

STRESS-FREE LZs

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Sunday, July 17
thru
Saturday, July 23

LOCATION

COWBOY UP Hang GLIDING
(South of Houston) Wharton, TX

ENTRY FEE

$100 Entry + 7-tows = $310
-After June 1, 2022-
$150 Entry + 7 tows = $360

SKILL LEVEL

-Aerotow Signoff
-H3 or higher
-H2 w/thermal skills

JUST GO FOR IT!

We are targeting pilots seeking their first 100 mile flights and/or personal bests.  100 and even 200 mile flights are routine here in July.

RETRIEVAL OPTIONS

(1) BYOD (bring your own driver)
(2) CU arrange for (shared) drivers
– do you have a suitable shared vehicle and need a driver?
– do you have no suitable shared vehicle and no driver?

Call, Email or Text your driver situation:

CUHG 832-740-2004 / fly@cuhanggliding.com

DAILY BRIEFINGS

CU will provide a daily 10am briefing on weather and offer possible routes and tasks for the day.  Attached is a link to useful way points and goals in the general flying area:

PLANNING ON ATTENDING

The 2021 was the first ever Go Long in Texas and it absolutely amazing.

This is not a competition – the only one you are competing against is YOURSELF.

Two miles or Two Hundred miles it doesn’t matter, because the best pilot is the one having the most fun.

Come join the fun.

LIMITED 30 PILOTS

REGISTRATION CLOSED

…AND MORE FUN

Saturday July 16 – HHPA (Local Club): Ice Breaker and Dinner

Morning: PB Recognition, Acknowledgements, Stories and Prizes

Nightly: celebrations, libations, movie night, music jam

Remember These Guys

800 MILE CLUB

Three years ago Mick, Ty and Rich and Robin flew a combined over 800 miles on in summer from Wharton up towards Dallas.

https://youtu.be/uj51Y0FdeJg

Hotels
Several nice hotels are nearby within 5 miles in the town of Wharton
– Holiday Inn Express (979) 282-8300 ($$-$$$)
– Express Inn (979) 488-9440 ($$)

RV Parking
-Wharton Airport (but no hookups)
-Coyote Cove RV Resort (Wharton) (979) 533-5959
-Pinchers RV Park  (El Campo) (979) 332-9939
VRBO, AirBnB
Both currently have a range of options within 20miles of the airport or 30-40 in Sugar Land & Rosenberg.

Other
There are other places to stay in the small town of Wharton, however the above are places that we can recommend.  There are also bigger towns 30-45 miles away (Rosenberg & Sugar Land) with accommodations and downtown Houston is one hour away.