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RE: [snowkiteidaho] Bruneau Sand Dunes Kiting Fun?

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  • Darrel Thomas
    Sweet chunk of vid Steve. Imagine if one of those boys had taken their board to the top. My dream would be reality. ... From: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com
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      Sweet chunk of vid Steve. Imagine if one of those boys had taken their board
      to the top. My dream would be reality.

      -----Original Message-----
      From: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com [mailto:snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com]
      On Behalf Of Nick Orlando
      Sent: Thursday, March 26, 2009 8:34 AM
      To: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [snowkiteidaho] Bruneau Sand Dunes Kiting Fun?

      LOL!! Yeah, If i do anything like that.... I'll let you know. NICE!

      On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 8:16 AM, Steve Linane <stevelinane@...>
      wrote:
      > Nick if you do some of this let me know
      > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myvsg65admI
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Nick Orlando" <nicholasorlando@...>
      > To: <snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 7:19 PM
      > Subject: Re: [snowkiteidaho] Bruneau Sand Dunes Kiting Fun?
      >
      >
      > Right on, yeah I haven't been up there so I wasn't sure if there was
      > any flat areas with less soft sand. I'll see what happens :) hopefully
      > even just a little bit o' dune jumping. That would be pretty awesome
      > Darrel, going to the top, and landing on the lake below :D. Especially
      > after watching these snowkiting videos from Alex Peterson today, it
      > could be possible!!!
      >
      > I'll let you know what I see out there.
      >
      > Nick
      >
      > On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 6:35 PM, Darrel Thomas
      > <darrelthomas@...> wrote:
      >> I took a kite and a POS snowboard out there a couple summers ago. There
      >> was
      >> potential. The winds were pretty erratic; gusty and switchy. But, every
      >> once in awhile, it would come together long enough for me to say that it
      >> might work under the right conditions. It takes some serious juice to
      >> break
      >> loose, but then it glides reasonably well, and if its dry it carves
      fairly
      >> nice too. I have wanted to try it with some old skis, but just haven't
      had
      >> a good excuse to trek out there and do it. I think it would be too soft
      >> for
      >> a land board unless frozen.
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> (I have sick and twisted visions of kiting to the top, popping off the
      >> top,
      >> gliding all the way down, landing on the lake and riding back on to the
      >> dune
      >> to do it again!!)
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Tell us how it goes. I'd be into checking it out again.
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Darrel
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> From: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com
      [mailto:snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com]
      >> On Behalf Of Gear Daddy LLC
      >> Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 5:46 PM
      >> To: Snowkiteidaho
      >> Subject: Re: [snowkiteidaho] Bruneau Sand Dunes Kiting Fun?
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Many moons ago I did a Idaho outdoors public TV Special at Bruneau Sand
      >> dunes. Had a lot of fun power jumping on the sand dunes but no good
      places
      >> to buggy or land board. They say if the sand is slightly wet or frozen it
      >> would be really fun.
      >>
      >> Eddy
      >>
      >> ________________________________
      >>
      >> From: Nick Orlando <nicholasorlando@...>
      >> Reply-To: Snowkiteidaho <snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com>
      >> Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 12:29:55 -0600
      >> To: Snowkiteidaho <snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com>
      >> Subject: [snowkiteidaho] Bruneau Sand Dunes Kiting Fun?
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> I'm going camping up at Bruneau Sand dunes this weekend and I'm going
      >> to bring my kites just in case. I've never been camping up there,
      >> maybe I'll be able to do some kite landboarding on some sand flats if
      >> i find some? Has anyone had any "kite fun" at Bruneau?
      >>
      >> Nick
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
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