We're heading out on a little summer vacation flying trip this morning in our Citabria. We'll be visiting Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons.

Kathleen and N5156X at Half Moon Bay

We'll be flying from San Jose to Twin Falls, Idaho today. Then tomorrow we'll fly from Twin Falls to Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

For those pilots or aviation buffs out there, here is our list of waypoints for both days.

Day #1

RHV - LVK (Livermore)
LVK - L53 (Lodi)
L53 - PVF (Placerville)
PVF - TVL (Lake Tahoe)
TVL - MEV (Minden)
MEV - CXP (Cason City) Rest/Fuel
CXP - LOL (Derby)
LOL - BAM (Battle Mountain) via V6 airway
BAM - EKO (Elko) Rest / Fuel
EKO - LWL (Wells)
LWL - 06U (Jackpot)
06U - TWF (Twin Falls) Rest / Fuel / Spend Night

Day #2

TWF - BYI (Burley)
BYI - U01 (American Falls)
U01 - U02 (Mc Carley)
U02 - U56 (Rigby Jefferson)
U56 - DIJ (Driggs Reed)
DIJ - JAC (Jackson Hole)

And you can see our day #1 navigation log as well as our day #1 flight plan (though we filed each of the 3 legs separately with the FAA).

Pictures and video to come! We just got a Flip camera for the trip (test video here).

Posted by jzawodn at July 17, 2009 07:50 AM

Reader Comments
# Matt said:

Is this your first time to Yellowstone? I highly recommend sites like the upper and lower falls at "The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone" and of course Old Faithful...

on July 17, 2009 08:40 AM
# Kishore Balakrishnan said:

Dear Jeremy

You might find http://flyerstats.com/ useful - if you have not..

Best Regards, Kishore.

on July 17, 2009 09:16 AM
# Darryl Ramm said:

Hey where is your SPOT messenger so we can follow along?

Mmm Battle Mountain "Armpit of America"

on July 17, 2009 09:47 AM
# Alan said:

Are you from San Jose??

on October 5, 2009 11:36 AM
# Jeremy Zawodny said:


on October 5, 2009 08:41 PM
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