One of the more direct and popular ways to cross the Rocky Mountains is over the Wolf Creek Pass. In this entry about safely crossing the mountains of Colorado, I’ll point out how to accomplish this. As before, with my previous La Veta Pass entry, I’ll assume the flight is coming from east to west (right to left on the map). Continue reading →
In my continuing educational series of crossing the Rocky Mountains, up next is the southern route over La Veta, La Manga, andCumbres passes. This is one of the safest, and lowest ways over the Continental Divide. First, here’s a look at the route itself:
As a pilot I’ve flown over some of the higher terrain in the United States, whether it’s the Sierra Nevada or the Rocky Mountains. As an air traffic controller, I’ve worked aircraft above and around these ranges, both can be equally challenging at times. …rest of article at Examiner.Com
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