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Re-Cap of 4-25-14 Wave Flight
Fabulous day, with a bit too much moisture. An hour after landing at Rosamond, we got a downpour of rain which is unheard of for late April in the Mojave Desert. That night Mammoth ski resort reported 21 inches of snow. However Kirkwood ski resort (SW of Minden) got 28 inches of snow the same night! More ...
Posted: 4/28/2014 By: James Payne
Near Lake Crowley
Independence Looking North
Clouds Filling in Near Mammoth
- via sat phone: Jim said foehn gap was starting to fill in. They turned for last time near Mammoth. Headed south for Rosamond now.
1000 km but Wx softer
Jim just called on sat phone. Conditions are much softer around Rosamond. At 13,000 ft they turned around for last trip north.
800km and going south due to clouds
Jim sent me a text that they have 800 km and turned south due to clouds near Bishop. More ...
Owens looking South
Snow at Mammoth Mt
They have turned south due to clouds near Mammoth. Fast run between Inyokern and Mammoth.