A few weeks ago I posted some pictures in the 'weekend' thread from a recent trip flying by Mt. Whitney and landing at Furnace Creek, the highest and lowest points in the continental United States.
I've now finished the write-up on this trip for my blog that answers the question: What to do when your plane is stuck in the sand and has a flat tire on a gravel runway in the Mojave desert dozens of miles from any city?
Warning: The following photo may be too graphic for impressionable pilots:
All the details on this awesome day trip gone wrong and then right again at: