Generally, it starts to get "too hot" about 10 AM. We had discussed
shut things down at 10:30 AM, and you can see we extended that time for
another hour. You won't see many people outside working after that time
here in the summer. And, this is for people who live here - it will be
much harder on those not used to the heat. So, the plan is to fly as
much as we can while it is comfortable, and then get out of the sun.
Keep in mind we have no Daylight Savings time (we don't want to save
daylight!), so the sun comes up early on your watch compared to places
with DST. This will also be hotter than the Las Vegas NARAM (300 miles
further north) and the Tucson NARAM (2000+ ft higher in altitude than
Rainbow Valley). It will be hot, and you will not want to linger in the
I started going to NARAMs 30 years ago, and I've lived in Arizona for a
number of years. This is the best plan of attack for people to enjoy
their time at NARAM-48.