A new wildfire and associated TFR near Meadow Creek, about ten miles or so southwest of Schafer Meadows, and a forecast for a shift to strong southwesterly flows aloft, bringing California and Oregon smoke to the area suggested we postpone the annual Schafer Meadows work party scheduled for this coming Saturday, the 17th.

Last thing we need is a bunch of folks wandering around the mountains in dense smoke, or stuck in a remote site....

Decision was made jointly by Montana Pilots Association, Recreational Aviation Foundation, and Montana Division of Aeronautics.