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Snowkiting & Cold Water Kiteboarding

 

Snowkiting on frozen Reeds Lake

 

Brr! It's cold out- let's go have some fun! Here's how to ride when the water's cold- or when it's solid!

 

Snowkiting FAQs

Snowkiting is a logical winter choice for anyone who enjoys downhill skiing, snowboarding, or kiteboarding. It is also the best way to learn and practice the techniques used in kiteboarding. Read more...

Snowkiting Tips

My first tip for snowkiting is to go out and try it. It is super easy compared to water kiting and just a great way to love the winter. Read more...

What Size Snowkite Do I Need?

"What size snowkite do I need?" On most occasions my reply is, "What kind of snowkiting?" While I usually try not to answer a question with another, the terrain and style of riding will dictate the type and best kite size. Read more...

Kiteboarding Safety In Cold Water

Riders literally start hitting the water as soon as the ice is gone on Lake Michigan so it is a good time to remember, or learn, some basic cold water tips. Read more...

Cold-weather Kiteboarding: Drysuit or Wetty?

Most riders in our area are using thick wetsuits, along with 5mm boots, gloves and hoods. There are also a growing number of riders that have been using some of the new, kiteboard specific drysuits for these frigid sessions. Read more...

Choosing the Right Wetsuit for Kiteboarding

Don't overlook the importance of your wetsuit choice if you ride in cool or cold temps. Here are things to consider, along with a handy temperature chart. Read more...

Frozen Fingers: The fastest way to cut short your cold weather kiteboarding session

What's the best way to keep your fingers warm so you can stay out longer when the air and water temps turn cold? Read more...

Cold Water Riding and Iceberg Kickers

Cold water tips and Andy Bolt's session riding among--and on--the iceberg kickers floating in the water. Crazy! Read more...

4 Tips to Ride Warm

A few simple things to make the most of your early spring session: 1st - Conserve your body heat prior to getting in the water. Most important are your fingers and toes. Read more...

HQ Apex vs. HQ Montana for Snowkiting

By using a kite with depower and being harnessed in you should be able to double or triple your days out snow kiting and be able to ride for a few hours versus an hour with a trainer. Read more...