Archive for July 23, 2014

On Location at Remote Camp 2014

In the Field 2014
The Perot museum team flies their flags

The Perot museum team flies their flags

During the flight over, the crew mentioned that the landing with Tony and Paul had been “a little bit hairy”. I guess that shouldn’t be a surprise since, after all, they are flying into the wilderness of Denali Park and attempting to land in the types of terrain that we have been hiking in – uneven, a mixture of grass, tundra, rocks, gravel, shrubs, bushes and small trees – and expecting a beautifully flat, smooth area is likely going to disappoint. But these types of landings are the specialty of a bush pilot, right? The good news is that our landing benefitted from the previously “a little bit hairy” one, because after they touched down the first time they were able to check it out and determine a better, flatter landing spot about 10 yards away.

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Posted from Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States.

The Perot museum team flies their flags

During the flight over, the crew mentioned that the landing with Tony and Paul had been “a little bit hairy”. I guess that shouldn’t be a surprise since, after all, they are flying into the wilderness of Denali Park and attempting to land in the types of terrain that we have been hiking in –…