Grass lake weekend 1/4/2014 - 1/5/2014

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Grass lake weekend 1/4/2014 - 1/5/2014

Postby Dutchkiteboarder » Fri Jan 03, 2014 3:21 pm

I tried to keep track on the forecast for this weekend at Grass Lake:
http://windalert.com/spot/83094#forecast

Saturday looks like it will be windy, with wind going down to 12mph by 3PM. NOAA predicting 30mph gusts same for WindAlert with around 9am still 45 mph gusts.

Sunday might look like a more stable day with wind up to 22mph gusting max 26mph.

I have to run some errands tomorrow morning if I won't make it out tomorrow I will be there for sure on Sunday. For who never been here before. There are no public bathrooms or anything. There is a little local bar. Dress warm and appropriate for being outside all day!

Hope to see some of you out there this weekend!!!
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Re: Grass lake weekend 1/4/2014 - 1/5/2014

Postby Bryce FLK » Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:44 pm

Leaving Chi at 8 am with a few kiters and as many kites as we can fit
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Re: Grass lake weekend 1/4/2014 - 1/5/2014

Postby Dutchkiteboarder » Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:34 pm

Bryce FLK wrote:Leaving Chi at 8 am with a few kiters and as many kites as we can fit


When you get there would you mind to send an update or text at

six three zero 3 4 zero eight 6 5 6

Thanks!
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Re: Grass lake weekend 1/4/2014 - 1/5/2014

Postby ilivni » Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:43 pm

Probably heading out Sunday, depending on wind and snow report from the field Saturday :D
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Re: Grass lake weekend 1/4/2014 - 1/5/2014

Postby abtin » Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:30 pm

Bar was closed.. I would guess for the season
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Re: Grass lake weekend 1/4/2014 - 1/5/2014

Postby Dutchkiteboarder » Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:21 pm

Checking all gear, fresh snow coming down. Hopefully the wind forecast will last and bring the 20mph wind. For who is coming tomorrow. Dress appropriate, dress warm! GoPro is charged so lets have some fun action going!
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Re: Grass lake weekend 1/4/2014 - 1/5/2014

Postby Dutchkiteboarder » Sun Jan 05, 2014 8:31 am

idk how the wind supposed to be at Grass Lake right now. The flags across the street from me are moving as if there is a steady wind. Lots of new fresh snow! I am heading out at 8am. Hopefully will see others at the pond. I drive a metallic Ford Focus, Brown coat and will be bundled up on the lake with a beard ski mask! :lol:
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Re: Grass lake weekend 1/4/2014 - 1/5/2014

Postby V » Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:27 pm

How was it today? Wish I could go today. All this fresh snow must be awesome...!

I need to get a nice skimask to protect my face. Gonna be a crazy winter. This weekend looks to warm up to the low 30s if there's wind it will be epic snowkiting. I might even make a run to vinnie haha
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Re: Grass lake weekend 1/4/2014 - 1/5/2014

Postby ilivni » Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:29 pm

Pretty nice today. Most guys were flying 9 LEI's. We flew a 12 charger 2 in control and a 8.5 summit. Both were fun. Could of used less. Winds were 18 - 28. Measured with a wind meter.
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