Mountain Airports - Arrivals and Departures
File a flight plan which includes an exact route of flight.
Get a complete weather briefing.
Avoid Friday afternoon through Sunday (November to April) if possible.
Anticipate marginal weather.
Be a "scud" runner.
Plan to pick up an IFR clearance in the air.
Depart in marginal VFR weather. The mountains and weather in Colorado can be very hazardous to your health.
Expect VFR flight following from Denver Center due to sector workload.
End up a statistic.
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