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Trip to Yellowstone, July 30/August 4, 2001
30 July 2001; From Palo Alto to Winnemucca via Redding 31 July 2001; From Winnemucca to Idaho Falls 3 August 2001; From Idaho Falls to Jerome 4 August 2001; From Jerome to Palo Alto via Winnemucca and Redding KPAO; Palo Alto KRDD; Redding KWMC; Winnemucca KIDA; Idaho Falls KJER; Jerome



From Palo Alto to Redding

On Monday, July 30, 2001, started our trip to Yellowstone (Rene, Veleda, Laurence, Charlotte, Maurits, Hans and Babette). To avoid the higher Sierra Nevada mountains near Lake Tahoe, we first flew north to Redding (relief map).

Departure from Palo Alto
Departure from Palo Alto
South-end of the bay
South-end of the bay
Final RWY 16 Redding
Final RWY 16 Redding
Laurence
Laurence



From Redding to Winnemucca

After a hot Chinese lunch at Redding, we continued our journey to our overnight stop-over; Winnemucca.

En-route to Winnemucca
En-route to Winnemucca
Take-off RWY 16 Redding
Take-off RWY 16 Redding
Approaching Winnemucca
Approaching Winnemucca
Maurits at Winnemucca
Maurits at Winnemucca



From Winnemucca to Idaho Falls

The next morning we drove to Winnemucca airport for the last leg to Idaho Falls.

Winnemucca field in the morning
Winnemucca field in the morning
Chart review at breakfast
Chart review at breakfast
Charlotte waiting for departure
Charlotte waiting for departure
Appraoching Idaho Falls
Approaching Idaho Falls

To Yellowstone

In Idaho Falls, we hired a car for our trip to Yellowstone.

Lunch at Burger King in Idaho Falls
Lunch at Burger King in Idaho Falls
Family in the van
Family in the van
In Yellowstone
In Yellowstone
Laurence, Charlotte, Rene and Maurits
Laurence, Charlotte, Rene and Maurits



To Jerome

On Friday, August 3, we planned to go to Winnemucca. Because of the weather ahead (strong winds and thunderstorms) we diverted to Jerome.

Piper N8309X
Piper N8309X
Rene to depart after Hans
Rene to depart after Hans



Via Winnemucca and Redding to Palo Alto

On Saturday, August 4, 2001, we flew back to Palo Alto, via Winnemucca and Redding. It was a long flying day (06:40h).

Fueling in Jerome
Fueling in Jerome
Departure Jerome
Departure Jerome
Snake river Canyon
Snake river Canyon
Laurence and Charlotte in Winnemucca
Laurence and Charlotte in Winnemucca
Departure Redding
Departure Redding
Charlotte with Hans and Babette in the Dakota
Charlotte with Hans and Babette in the Dakota
All on the picture, end of trip
All on the picture, end of trip
Laurence, Veleda and Maurits in the Cessna
Laurence, Veleda and Maurits in the Cessna


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