Flying in the Pacific Northwest
Trip Reports
Flying in the Pacific Northwest
After setting up camp at West Yellowstone Airport we had breakfast at the restaurant in the airport terminal, the Smokejumper Cafe, and arranged a hire car from Avis so that we could visit the Park....
We departed Nampa at the crack of dawn. Heavy showers were predicted over the West and South of Idaho during mid morning and temperatures were to climb to 90°F which created the threat of...
We wanted to depart Florence as soon as the sun started coming up over the mountains of the Coast Range, sea fog was moving in as we drove down to the airport and didn't want to risk being fogged in...
The weather on our 2nd day at Concrete was a bit disappointing with cloud cover over most of the Northern Cascades so we put off our scenic flight until the 3rd day which looked fractionly better in...

We flew by the Sisters Mountains today on our return from the Alvord Desert. The air was smooth, although there was a 15 knot from the east, so it was a perfect time to get some pictures of the mountains. The town of Bend, in the far background can be seen (left to right) Three Fingered Jack, Black Butte and Mount Jefferson. A lava field to the north of Sunriver. Mount Bachelor in the foreground and South Sister, Mount Multnomah, North Sister and Mount Washington behind. Just off the picture to the right is Broken Top.