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Happy New Year!

Monday, December 29th, 2014

The snow and wind were pretty good on December 28!  Happy new year!

powder

Nice Snow and lots of wind in Idaho – and its only december!

 

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The Libation

Monday, November 24th, 2014

A few kiters enjoy the first good day of the season in Idaho’s backcountry.

November 23, 2014 on Idaho's Camas

Snowkiting BEFORE thanksgiving – yes – I like that!! The 2014-2015 season is on!!

 

 

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snowkite Idaho – February 2014 on Idaho’s Camas

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Paul Porter, Alex Fox, Rich Sabo, Drew Christianson and others compete at 2013 BOTG kitefest

beautiful!

Crystal Covered Crud

 

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skis over tRees

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

A few kiters enjoy the first good day of the season in Idaho’s backcountry.

 

More snow would be good, but these kiters had an awesome day.

 

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the non event: Idaho Snowkiting 2013

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

A few kiters enjoy the first good day of the season in Idaho’s backcountry.

 

PBR

There was no snow.. The non-event was cancelled.  The day after it was cancelled, it snowed over a foot!

 

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Happy 2013

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Thanks for subscribing to the Kitesites.com Series. Here’s to a great 2013!

Thanks for watching - Here's to more kiting in 2013

Happy New Year

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ReACh for the sKY

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

I recently went through some unpublished shots and decided these need to be out there.  Jason Jermain and Matt Thames reach for the sKiES over Strawberry – just in time for snowkiting season!!

 

Don't try this without lots of lessons.

See what is possible with kites!

 

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2012 Idaho

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Even in a year when ski resorts cry for snow, snow conditions here are perfect.

snowkite paradise

snowkite paradise

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Terrain Guide: 2012 Snowkite Masters

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Do not attempt wind loaded slopes without years and years of experience.

An unusual wind direction allowed kiters to access wind loaded cornices

An unusual wind direction allowed kiters to access wind loaded cornices

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This year at the Snowkite Masters, an unusual wind direction allowed kiters to access cornices along the ridge.  Terrain can be challenging at Skyline.

Glide Guide

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Snowkiters who know how to fly talk about gliding.  Kites are not designed to boost riders hundreds of feet in the air.  Don’t leap off your hill without instruction.

snowkiters talk about gliding

snowkiters talk about gliding

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If you were at the Snowkite Masters, you’ll remember the high-flying glides and big smiles.  But what is it like to fly like that?