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Features July 2014 Issue

Spring Mountain Storm

Mountain flying is difficult enough, but add some interesting weather and it becomes even more challenging - unless your meteorologist is along for the ride

We’re preparing for our flight from Santa Fe, N.M. and there’s been news of an unusually cold late spring storm moving through Colorado. On May 11, of all things, winter storm warnings are already up for Wyoming and much of Colorado. Our bumbling friend Dave called ahead and unfortunately most of the resorts like Aspen and Telluride had already closed for the season (“What a waste,” he complained.) but we found that Arapahoe Basin is still open. So our quest is to get to Denver.

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