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 (map).
Departure from Palo Alto
South-end of the bay
Final RWY 16 Redding
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
Take-off RWY 16 Redding
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
Chart review at breakfast
Charlotte waiting for departure
Approaching Idaho Falls
In Idaho Falls, we hired a car for our trip to Yellowstone.
Lunch at Burger King in Idaho Falls
Family in the van
Laurence, Charlotte, Rene and Maurits
On Friday, August 3, we planned to go to Winnemucca. Because of the weather ahead (strong winds and thunderstorms) we diverted to Jerome.
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
Snake river Canyon
Laurence and Charlotte in Winnemucca
Charlotte with Hans and Babette in the Dakota
All on the picture, end of trip
Laurence, Veleda and Maurits in the Cessna