Epic Day @ Hope Valley

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Epic Day @ Hope Valley

Postby Yoda » Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:04 pm

On Tuesday I had an epic session for an hour plus at a sweet spot (good snow coverage and wide open, + no snomobilers) just past the W Fork of the Carson River. Winds were 15-20 with gusts at 25+ which made riding interesting at times, but for the most part it was steady. Add an awesome spring-like day and great snow - I felt spoiled. I was flying the Ozone Access 10m. Good riding, but I was surprised I had all the goods to myself with it being such a perfect day. I later wondered if I being single probably had something to do with it - Valentine's Day. After over an hour of riding the winds picked up and starting gusting which made being on a 10m sketchy! I called it a day, but I had a huge grin for the rest of the afternoon and night. Can't wait to get out again... maybe this weekend. www.ozonesnowkites.com
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