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First time snowkiting

PostPosted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 11:30 pm
by VanSimms
Hi im just wondering,
I'm going to stay at the north shore of Tahoe the day after chistmas and would like to maybe try snow kiting while I am up there. I have a Cabrinha Crossbow 12m and can use a burton custom. I am starting to jump a little and can fairly easily stay upwind.

So I was wondering If there is a specific place you guys could recoment to me to learn at. Or maybe some tips on getting up and running.

I've heard hope valley is supposed to be a good place to learn but where in hope valley should I start from.

I'm a little lost
Any help would be appreciated.
-evan

PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 8:56 am
by flyinhigh27
what a coincidence...i am heading to South Lake the week after new years....I've never been there before and could use the knowledge of a couple locations or a local kiter out there to hook up with...anyone know anybody/any spot? Thanks in advance!!!
-chad

www.bahamacrossing.com

PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 12:30 pm
by Pablito
Go the "Snowkiting" discussion section this site and read through last year's posts. There are specific directions to some of the good sites as well as instructions about launches, wind direction, etc.

PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 12:58 pm
by flyinhigh27
Thanks Pablito!