Archive for August, 2011

North Cascades, WA.

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 this NOAA forecast…. A WEAK UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON TODAY AND TONIGHT…BRINGING MID AND HIGH [...]

Concrete, WA.

For our next trip we decided on visiting the small airport at Concrete, WA. which is about 70 miles north of Seattle, the plan was to get a close look at the west side of the Northern Cascade Mountains and Concrete seemed an ideal place to fly from while doing this. We had planned to [...]

Ranger Creek, WA.

Ranger Creek (21W) is a 2,900ft long mountain airfield which is located around 20 miles northeast of Mount Rainier in Washington State. It is quite unusual in as much as it has a paved runway and, for a mountain airport, it is not far from civilisation (Seattle is only 40 miles away). It provides a [...]