2. Water Hop (Level 1-Easy-6A)
Description: This water hop tour was originally active in 2010 and has been slightly modified to encompass mostly sea plane bases (SPB) on the Gulf of Alaska coast. (Southern Alaska) Aircraft: DHC2 Beaver is recommended but can use any such equivalent single engine pop float or amphibious aircraft. This tour has 12 legs: most are SPB* (*Except Snettisham (7AK2) (grass strip) which appears on leg 11 and 12 so be sure to use an amphibian for those two legs. Enjoy the hopping. Tour Flight Leg Rating Conditions: Level 1/Easy. “6A0”: 6=Max landing rate is -600fpm. A-Autopilot and GPS use permitted. (There are no Stop-overs on any of these legs). Tour Download for this trip is available in the Tour downloads section. This tour download contains the all the tour details, flight plans, sky vector map links as well as the award for completion.
|1||Tamgas Harbor (Z43)||Kasaan SPB (KXA)||AKA020-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||46 nm|
|2||Kasaan SPB (KXA)||Cape Pole SPB (Z71)||AKA021-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||62 nm|
|3||Cape Pole SPB (Z71)||Port Walter SPB (PWR)||AKA022-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||44 nm|
|4||Port Walter SPB (PWR)||Sitka SPB (A29)||AKA023-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||53 nm|
|5||Sitka SPB (A29)||Pelican SPB (PEC)||AKA024-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||71 nm|
|6||Pelican SPB (PEC)||Haines SPB (3Z9)||AKA025-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||93 nm|
|7||Haines SPB (3Z9)||Carcross (CEB7)||AKA026-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||70 nm|
|8||Carcross (CEB7)||Mule Creek (CBS4)||AKA027-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||71 nm|
|9||Mule Creek (CBS4)||Yakutat SPB (2Y3)||AKA028-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||111 nm|
|10||Yakutat SPB (2Y3)||Elfin Cove Seaplane Base (ELV)||AKA029-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||155 nm|
|11||Elfin Cove Seaplane Base (ELV)||Snettisham (7AK2)||AKA030-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||96 nm|
|12||Snettisham (7AK2)||Lloyd R Roundtree Seaplane Facility SPB (63A)||AKA031-T||DHC2 BEAVERA||96 nm|
|Total Distance Of Tour: 968 nm|
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