Kiting at Grantsville and Sulfer Creek

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Kiting at Grantsville and Sulfer Creek

Postby pavel krasnov » Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:44 pm

Does anyone ever kite those two lakes. Grantsville seems to have good winds in the mornings, and is pretty close to Salt Lake City. I know people windsurf it, but is kiting there possible?

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Re: Kiting at Grantsville and Sulfer Creek

Postby Todd Jacques » Fri Oct 02, 2015 7:15 pm

Grantsville is tough for kiting. not recomended IMHO. if you did kite it could be good, but if something goes wrong you will not be a happy camper. no escape route down wind unless you are spiderman and liek to cling to rocky cliffs.

Sulphur can be good. you have to know the patterns as a kiter or you swim. not a biggie if you wait and dont panic because it usually comes back up. Marty always said you want a NW in it, not SW. also look for craig to post higher winds there 5m(sail)/12m(kite) and it can be good. If craig says big sail dont waste your gas for kiting. Craig knows sulphur, after all there is a plaque of him on the highway killing it (I think). Back in the day that was the only game in town to windsurf predictable thermals.
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