Wednesday, October 15, 2014

I Am Somebody

My life has gone to the dogs, literally.  I've followed my passions for dogs, dog rescue and dog rehabilitation and can now be found at: Pack Strong AZ.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Heli-Skiing, Telluride, Colorado

Flying away, East Lake.  
Telluride, CO.
13,700' elevation, near Ice Lakes.
Avalanche control on Ajax Mountain, part of the Idarado Legacy Project.
(Photo courtesy of Angela Hawse)
Helicopter pilot extraordinaire.
Lower Bench, Governor. 
Colorado sunset.
Heli-ski guide Drew in deep snow, Upper Knobline.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Heli-skiing, Telluride, Colorado

We're in Telluride, Colorado, working with Telluride Helitrax. We're happy to be here.

At the "bomb cache", picking up explosives for avalanche control. 

Heli-dog is vigilant at KTEX.    

Refilling the fuel ball.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Chasing Helicopters In Colorado

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Cierra and I worked in CO for two weeks. We love Colorado.

Little bird with his meal at the airport.

N20AT in Creede, CO.

Using Colorado forest roads to chase N20AT.

Squirrel watching.

Beautiful scenery.

Somewhere between Gunnison and Salida, using the forest roads.

Buena Vista's Whitewater Park.

Sunrise at McElroy Airport, Kremmling, CO.

Busy bee.

Blackhawk at KAEJ, Central Colorado Regional Airport, Buena Vista, CO. Rich and Jill took exceptional care of us while we were there. Thank you both.

Rainy day.

Rainy day.

Kremmling to Leadville. Beautiful scenery along the way.

My pilot, Jen.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Chasing Wildfires

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Heli-dog, Cierra.

N9AT in New Mexico.

At the helibase in Mimbres, NM.

Sikorsky at Grant County Airport. Cierra is sitting next to the Sikorsky for size comparison.

Morning routine.

Helicopter fueler.

A temporary helibase in the Ranger's parking lot at Cave Creek Ranger Station, AZ.

USFS thumbs up.

PJ and Cierra, keeping cool at the Cave Creek helibase.

Keeping cool.

Me with my truck, #24.

Taking time to smell the flowers, and enjoy the sunset: