We took an evening flight through the canyons to Big Creek and the surrounding area.  Early morning and early evening are the best times for canyon flying.  The lack of mid day winds and turbulence make for a much more pleasant flight.
On a sad note, word spread thoughout the backcountry flying community this winter that the lodge and adjacent buildings burned down over the winter.  Rumor has it that it was started by a chimney fire in the lodge.  It looks like that will be the end of the famous Big Creek Breakfast run.  On the bright side, the strip is still there and there is also a Forest Service Campground on the field, so we'll definitely be back to this beautiful spo