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  • Gear Daddy LLC
    I m planning a 3-ish departure hopefully it starts to die a little. But will hold out a little if it is way strong! Thinking of hitting CJ for some big swells
    Message 1 of 9 , Jun 4, 2008
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      I'm planning a 3-ish departure  hopefully it starts to die a little.  But will hold out a little if it is way strong! Thinking of hitting CJ for some big swells on the East end.

      Anyone know if Gott Point (Lake Lowell) is open?

      Eddy


      On Jun 4, 2008, at 9:10 AM, Nick Orlando wrote:

      Oh man... it's definitely going to be KILLER this afternoon!!!

      On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 8:55 AM, Steve Linane <stevelinane@ clearwire. net> wrote:

      Its already blowing like stink , make you plans for this afternoon . Lake Lowl may be the call if it stays in the 30s out east



      Gear Daddy LLC
      (208) 863-6966




    • Eddy
      Rumor has it that there is a descent launch on the South shore of Lake Lowell. Take Hwy 45 south of Nampa to Lake Shore Dr. and follow it out a few miles;
      Message 2 of 9 , Jun 4, 2008
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        Rumor has it that there is a descent launch on the South shore of Lake
        Lowell. Take Hwy 45 south of Nampa to Lake Shore Dr. and follow it
        out a few miles; look for a parking area on Right about mid lake.
        Look for wind junkie vehicles!!!

        As long as the wind holds up I will be that direction round 4
        otherwise I'm heading East for CJ.

        Eddy
        863-6966



        --- In snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com, Gear Daddy LLC
        <geardaddyllc@...> wrote:
        >
        > I'm planning a 3-ish departure hopefully it starts to die a little.
        > But will hold out a little if it is way strong! Thinking of hitting CJ
        > for some big swells on the East end.
        >
        > Anyone know if Gott Point (Lake Lowell) is open?
        >
        > Eddy
        >
        >
        > On Jun 4, 2008, at 9:10 AM, Nick Orlando wrote:
        >
        > > Oh man... it's definitely going to be KILLER this afternoon!!!
        > >
        > >
        > > On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 8:55 AM, Steve Linane <stevelinane@...
        > > > wrote:
        > >
        > > Its already blowing like stink , make you plans for this afternoon .
        > > Lake Lowl may be the call if it stays in the 30s out east
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
        > Gear Daddy LLC
        > (208) 863-6966
        > geardaddyllc@...
        >
      • Jon Bolt
        Alternate route to Lake Lowell...bypass downtown Nampa and many lights & stops & traffic: Take Garrity exit. and turn left going under freeway and just past
        Message 3 of 9 , Jun 4, 2008
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          Alternate route to Lake Lowell...bypass downtown Nampa and many lights & stops & traffic:
           
          Take Garrity exit. and turn left going under freeway and just past Home Depot at top of the hill turn left at street in front of Shell station.  Go about 1/4 mile to STOP sign...that is Happy Valley Rd.  Turn right and stay on Happy Valley many miles (no lights few stop signs) to LEWIS.  Take right on LEWIS and go a few miles (also no lights/few stop signs) to HWY 45.  Left on Hiway 45 and about 1/4-half mile is Chevron Station at Lake Shore Rd.  Take a right on Lake Shore & go several miles to the third asphalted public parking area on right.
           
          On the way out I used the above route.  On the way back I tried the Hiway 45 thru Nampa to I84.  Lot more traffic through Nampa.
           
          Jon

           
          On 6/4/08, Eddy <geardaddyllc@...> wrote:

          Rumor has it that there is a descent launch on the South shore of Lake
          Lowell. Take Hwy 45 south of Nampa to Lake Shore Dr. and follow it
          out a few miles; look for a parking area on Right about mid lake.
          Look for wind junkie vehicles!!!

          As long as the wind holds up I will be that direction round 4
          otherwise I'm heading East for CJ.

          Eddy
          863-6966

          --- In snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com, Gear Daddy LLC
          <geardaddyllc@...> wrote:
          >
          > I'm planning a 3-ish departure hopefully it starts to die a little.
          > But will hold out a little if it is way strong! Thinking of hitting CJ
          > for some big swells on the East end.
          >
          > Anyone know if Gott Point (Lake Lowell) is open?
          >
          > Eddy
          >
          >
          > On Jun 4, 2008, at 9:10 AM, Nick Orlando wrote:
          >
          > > Oh man... it's definitely going to be KILLER this afternoon!!!
          > >
          > >
          > > On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 8:55 AM, Steve Linane <stevelinane@...
          > > > wrote:
          > >
          > > Its already blowing like stink , make you plans for this afternoon .
          > > Lake Lowl may be the call if it stays in the 30s out east
          > >
          > >
          > >
          >
          > Gear Daddy LLC
          > (208) 863-6966
          > geardaddyllc@...
          >


        • Steve Linane
          Definitely the best kit session at lake Lowell ever. got 4 strait hours of warm water and sunny sky s at 1:00 pm 23 G 31 at 5:00 26 G 35 the wind was like a
          Message 4 of 9 , Jun 4, 2008
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            Definitely the best kit session at lake Lowell ever. got 4 strait hours of warm water and sunny sky's at 1:00 pm 23 G 31 at 5:00 26 G 35 the wind was like a symphony it would build to a crescendo and then decrescendo it play the same melody all day . perfect 12m kite or 5.0m sail
            and Eddy Got point is close see email 2 week ago .
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            Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 9:40 AM
            Subject: Re: [snowkiteidaho] big wind day


          • hawkicd11
            what a session, totally lit on my 9 in my backyard lake. everybody was grinning ear to ear and going huge. i really liked riding lake lowell, great launch
            Message 5 of 9 , Jun 5, 2008
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              what a session, totally lit on my 9 in my backyard lake. everybody
              was grinning ear to ear and going huge. i really liked riding lake
              lowell, great launch area compared to what we are used to. the swell
              built up real nice, great lips for throwing backrolls. hopefully
              friday will be a repeat session......

              --- In snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com, "Steve Linane" <stevelinane@...>
              wrote:
              >
              > Definitely the best kit session at lake Lowell ever. got 4 strait
              hours of warm water and sunny sky's at 1:00 pm 23 G 31 at 5:00 26 G 35
              the wind was like a symphony it would build to a crescendo and then
              decrescendo it play the same melody all day . perfect 12m kite or 5.0m
              sail
              > and Eddy Got point is close see email 2 week ago .
              > ----- Original Message -----
              > From: Gear Daddy LLC
              > To: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com
              > Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 9:40 AM
              > Subject: Re: [snowkiteidaho] big wind day
              >
            • Nick Orlando
              I went out to Simplot last night and it was freaking amazing. I only pulled out my 3 meter foil but it was MORE than enough to get me goin on my ATB. Great
              Message 6 of 9 , Jun 5, 2008
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                I went out to Simplot last night and it was freaking amazing. I only pulled out my 3 meter foil but it was MORE than enough to get me goin on my ATB. Great session out there. What an awesome evening!

                On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 7:27 AM, hawkicd11 <hawkicd11@...> wrote:

                what a session, totally lit on my 9 in my backyard lake. everybody
                was grinning ear to ear and going huge. i really liked riding lake
                lowell, great launch area compared to what we are used to. the swell
                built up real nice, great lips for throwing backrolls. hopefully
                friday will be a repeat session......

                --- In snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com, "Steve Linane" <stevelinane@...>
                wrote:


                >
                > Definitely the best kit session at lake Lowell ever. got 4 strait
                hours of warm water and sunny sky's at 1:00 pm 23 G 31 at 5:00 26 G 35
                the wind was like a symphony it would build to a crescendo and then
                decrescendo it play the same melody all day . perfect 12m kite or 5.0m
                sail
                > and Eddy Got point is close see email 2 week ago .
                > ----- Original Message -----
                > From: Gear Daddy LLC
                > To: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com
                > Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 9:40 AM
                > Subject: Re: [snowkiteidaho] big wind day
                >


              • Jason Brickner
                Hey Hawk, I would agree that yesterday was my favorite Lake Lowell session too. WOW!!! WOW!!! I wish I would have taken out my 11m Fuel (Next time I ll listen
                Message 7 of 9 , Jun 5, 2008
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                  Hey Hawk,
                   
                  I would agree that yesterday was my favorite Lake Lowell session too.  WOW!!!  WOW!!!
                   
                  I wish I would have taken out my 11m Fuel (Next time I'll listen to Jon Bolt).  The 15m was WAY too much.  I'm constantly surprised how much I can depower the kites with my cleatable fifth line though.  Did anyone else notice how relatively smooth the wind was.  It was damn near perfect.  The launch was also great.  The only thing that stunk was getting stuck in traffic on the way and getting lost on my way there and back. 
                   
                  Thanks Jon for the directions.  I will take them with me next time.
                   
                  Big thanks for the phone call from Steve L tipping me off to Lake Lowell.  Wish I could have escaped work sooner.
                   
                  Parlaying my wager till yesterday paid out huge.
                   
                  -Jason


                  From: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com [mailto:snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of hawkicd11
                  Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2008 7:28 AM
                  To: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com
                  Subject: [snowkiteidaho] Re: big wind day

                  what a session, totally lit on my 9 in my backyard lake. everybody
                  was grinning ear to ear and going huge. i really liked riding lake
                  lowell, great launch area compared to what we are used to. the swell
                  built up real nice, great lips for throwing backrolls. hopefully
                  friday will be a repeat session..... .

                  --- In snowkiteidaho@ yahoogroups. com, "Steve Linane" <stevelinane@ ...>
                  wrote:

                  >
                  >
                  Definitely the best kit session at lake Lowell ever. got 4 strait
                  hours of warm water and sunny sky's at 1:00 pm 23 G 31 at 5:00 26 G 35
                  the wind was like a symphony it would build to a crescendo and then
                  decrescendo it play the same melody all day . perfect 12m kite or 5.0m
                  sail
                  > and Eddy
                  Got point is close see email 2 week ago .
                  > ----- Original Message -----
                  > From: Gear Daddy LLC
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                  > Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 9:40 AM
                  > Subject: Re:
                  [snowkiteidaho] big wind day
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