Landing in Idaho Backcountry

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    #1 GrauGeist, Nov 6, 2014
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    Here's a cool video of a landing in a remote area of Idaho's back country.

    Apparently, the strip is called "Simond's" and it's situated in a gorge at 5,243 feet and is approximately 900' long...with a pretty fair incline.

    Definitely holds a good "pucker factor" for those who might not be used to remote strips, but for me, it brings back memories of the "Sky Ranch days" and "fly-ins" when I was a kid.

    Anyway, enjoy!



    * just noticed the video doesn't show for the iPad, so I'll see if the plain URL will work *

    For the iPad:
     
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    DAM that's fricken aawesome!
     
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    Not much room for a whoopsie,wow.
     
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    Cool video! That's an awesome landing.
     
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    Nice one! I only spotted the strip when the stall warning horn sounded !!!
     
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