Tag Archives: Yosemite Pot Plane

S1 E3: The Search and Discovery

If no one reports a plane missing, is it really missing? The 1976-77 Winter was unusually dry in Yosemite.  Finding a plane crash site in the backcountry should have been easy.  Mrs. Glisky knew her husband was in trouble, he’d missed his check in phone call and was long overdue.  Should she call the authorities? If so, which agency?  In this episode we follow the search, and discovery of the wreckage and the chaos that follows.

Take a look at another of Yosemite’s legendary stories.  Ammon McNeely attempts to climb the second ascent of El Capitan’s most controversial routes Wings of Steel. Join Ammon and his partner Kate as they attempt to solve one of the great mysteries in Yosemite climbing history.  FREE on Amazon Prime.



S1 E 1: The 70’s and The Crash

In season 1 of High Adventure Podcast we will explore the reality, legend and myth of the 1977 Yosemite Pot Plane crash.  In 1977 a crashed plane carrying two pilots and 6000 pounds of Marijuana was found in a remote region of Yosemite National Park. After the Government was notified and then abandoned the crash site a rag tag group of park employees and resident rock climbers hiked in to salvage the weed.  What really happened at Lower Merced Pass Lake in 1977? In this series we will explore the story that has moved from fact to legend to myth.