7/20 Friday at Zion

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7/20 Friday at Zion

Postby zer0 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:26 pm

NE Wind 20 MPH. My 9m is being repaired; plan on 12m switch blade with 210 lb rider : http://www.cabrinhakites.com/wind-range-chart.html

http://www.windalert.com/spot/1825

How technical is a down winder from Zion to Keg? I can fit 5 in my tahoe.
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Re: 7/20 Friday at Zion

Postby jensmadwind » Thu Jul 19, 2012 6:20 am

The downwinder is pretty straight forward. Launch and head south, there is an island and a power plant jetty to sail around towards waukegaan. The crux of the downwinder is that there is no way to walk out to the road if something goes wrong. It a long walk back to zion.
10 mph?
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Re: 7/20 Friday at Zion

Postby xwindsurf » Thu Jul 19, 2012 7:59 am

But why why until tomorrow - later today looks even more promising!
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Re: 7/20 Friday at Zion

Postby Dutchkiteboarder » Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:59 pm

Any one heading to Montrose by any chance?
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Re: 7/20 Friday at Zion

Postby xwindsurf » Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:04 pm

I'm open to anything between Zion and St. Joe tomorrow morning, wherever it will look good.
Did anyone got any action today?
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Re: 7/20 Friday at Zion

Postby hman89 » Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:30 pm

Monterose looks good too! Ill be heading there around 12 from Naperville!
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Re: 7/20 Friday at Zion

Postby Bryce FLK » Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:51 pm

Just got back from an awesome session at Montrose... 6-7 of us out there tonight, Adrian may have gotten some good footage!
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Re: 7/20 Friday at Zion

Postby Dutchkiteboarder » Fri Jul 20, 2012 10:45 am

Any one else heading to Montrose? Don't wanna be the only one out there
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Re: 7/20 Friday at Zion

Postby Ben » Fri Jul 20, 2012 10:59 am

A few of us were at montrose this morning for the before work crowd. Most of us on 12m kites. Wind was almost straight on shore. I left around 7ish and it was starting to come down.
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Re: 7/20 Friday at Zion

Postby Bryce FLK » Fri Jul 20, 2012 11:32 am

any word on how it is? It felt light last night when it dropped to 16 kts and it is showing 14 kts right now. Hoping it builds back up by the afternoon but I have no idea whats going to happen
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