Kitesurfing or snowkiting...if the wind's blowin'...where you goin?
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Hello all! I am more of a sit and roll kind of guy than a surfer, and I have taken my buggy out to Montrose a few times this year. The only real problem that I have is that they sift the sand every night with a tractor, which makes it incredibly loose and slow on the bug. Does anyone know when they stop sifting the beach for the sunbathers each year? I would ride at Cricket hill, but every time I go out there, even with good north winds it is choppy and shifty inside the park because of all the tall trees.
- Kiter Noob
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I've got some mountainboarding spots put up on this map as indicated by the brown markers. Unfortunately it's hard to find good swaths of hard pack sand around Chicago. I usually resort to grass as a result. Maybe someone else on a buggy can chime in. If you have any spots for me to add, PM me and we can talk through some of them. https://mapsengine.google.com/map/viewer?mid=zyguk5w-1uO4.kd_StJIWwAWM
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- Resident Windfreak
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They should stop any time now. Later they will build sand walls to stop the winter waves and ice.
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- Board Beotch
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I've been going to Busse Woods to landboard. Wind can be gusty, but there is a decent sized mowed grass area clear of trees to ride on.
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- Board Monkey
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