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March 13, 2012
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Wave camp offers glider pilots ride

Those looking to ride the Sierra wave, or learn how to ride the wave, will have a chance at the end of the month in a week-long camp designed for glider pilots.

"This year, 20 people have signed up. It's the biggest camp yet," said Laurie Harden, owner of SoaringNV, which is sponsoring the fourth annual Minden Wave Camp at the Minden-Tahoe Airport. "We're hoping the weather gives us some waves."

Much like surfers waiting for a swell, glider pilots will be waiting for the right spring conditions to create the perfect wave. The phenomenon known as the Sierra wave …

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