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01/09/06 @ 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Perfect TIME: 300pm to 500pm
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 2006 Month Jan Day 09 Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, Dillon cove Ice and Snow Conditions: Perfect TIME: 300pm to 500pm Windometer wind speed : KMPH 10kph Wind Direction: westerlie Garmin Summit nil GPS maximum speed: KM MPH GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 170cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: ConceptAir 4M www.conceptair.com Proof Photo taken by: Witnesses: Comments: Slow meandering trip tacking around Dillon cove to mouth of sand bay, … 4 m leader at threshold.
01/10/06 @ 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Out in open did not have enough snow to edge
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 2006 Month Jan Day 10th Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, Shawanaga Channel to Dillon Cove Ice and Snow Conditions: Out in open did not have enough snow to edge, in Dillon channel a nice 2 inches or 4 cm of white stuff Windometer speed : KMPH n/a forecast said 25 knots Wind Direction: Southerlie Garmin Summit GPS maximum speed:45.2 KM MPH GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 170cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: ConceptAir 4M www.conceptair.com Proof Photo taken by: not a record run. Witnesses: Comments: Was good to get out after a long stretch of no wind. Edging was very difficult with the lack of snow but OK running… Terry Ran the 5m Beamer (pig) and then put up the 3.5 bullet for a better run ..
01/14/06 @ 4:00pm - 5:00pm
No ski control …= no record …
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 06 Month 01 Day 14 Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, Ice and Snow Conditions: icy , no snow Windometer wind speed : KMPH very fast wind Direction: Offshore..east Garmin Summit GPS maximum speed: KM MPH GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 183cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: ConceptAir 4M www.conceptair.com .. using 3.3 m wipika. It performed well , first time using 4 line retro fit I have done . Proof Photo taken by: no speed record Witnesses: Comments: ice conditions made it so that there was too much ski chatter so no ski control …= no record …need about 4-5 inches of white stuff .. and …
01/15/06 @ 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Made some wonderful runs with this new powerful kite.
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 06 Month 01 Day 15 Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, Andrew’s Ice and Snow Conditions: icy , a little sprinkle, very icy Windometer wind speed : 15-20 KMPH wind Direction: North easterlies Garmin Summit GPS maximum speed: about 40km KM MPH GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 183cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: ConceptAir 4M www.conceptair.com Proof Photo taken by: no speed record Witnesses: Comments: not enough snow for a record try , Steve Ruppert, Jeremy, Shelly, Matt, Valerie , Terry got his new 6.6m Blade and made some wonderful runs with this new powerful kite.
01/21/06 @ 5:00pm - 6:00pm
not a record run day
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 2006 Month jan Day21st Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, Dillon channel Ice and Snow Conditions: good ice with 4 –5 cm of snow …. Good going Windometer wind speed : KMPH 30-35 gusts -50 Wind Direction: north west Odometer : 37 km Garmin Summit GPS maximum speed:under 45.0 KM MPH GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 183cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: ConceptAir 4M www.conceptair.com Proof Photo taken by: Witnesses: Comments: not record run day
01/22/06 @ 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Need colder temps for record run …
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 2006 Month jan Day22nd Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, Dillon channel Ice and Snow Conditions: good ice with 4 –5 cm of snow …. Good going Windometer wind speed : KMPH steady 40 …gusts to 50 Wind Direction: south west Odometer : 23km Garmin Summit GPS maximum speed:under 45. KM MPH GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 183cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: ConceptAir 4M www.conceptair.com Proof Photo taken by: Witnesses: Comments: not record run day … temps are not cold enough….need colder temps for record run …
01/23/06 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Received Leader 6m SE from Conceptair ...
Posted by: Chris Hess
Received Leader 6m SE from Conceptair ...eager to take it for a ride
01/25/06 @ 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Terry was chased by a fisher ..
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 2006 Month Jan Day 25th Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, Shawanaga Channel Ice and Snow Conditions: Perfect, perfect, perfect ….ice.with snow crust Easy to edge and lean over for ballast … Windometer wind speed : average 30-35 kmper Wind Direction: north west Garmin Summit GPS maximum speed: 53. batteries ran out on fast runs…fart KM MPH GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 183cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: ConceptAir 4M www.conceptair.com winds were too much for new 6m SE Proof Photo taken by: no Witnesses: no Comments: GPS batteries ran out …. Must have hit about 70-80 km per hour ..not record fast but great running Terry chased fisher ….then … Terry was chased by a fisher .. wish I had my camera …it was the funniest thing I have seen ….. Could have sailed into the sun this evening ….getting more evening light, sunset was great looking west to the Minks …ice conditions are perfect right to the outside islands …
01/27/06 @ 10:00am - 01/31/06 @ 12:00pm
We will be kiting @ Shawanaga Channel this weekend ...
Posted by: Chris Hess
We will be kiting @ Shawanaga Channel this weekend ...the ice conditions are great and i want to try out the new 6m SE
01/28/06 @ 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Snow Conditions: ice and perfect snow …
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 2006 Month Jan Day 28th Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, shawanaga Ice and Snow Conditions: ice and perfect snow …great Windometer wind speed : KMPH …no wind …!!Fart !!2-5km? Wind Direction: south Garmin Summit GPS maximum speed: KM MPH GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 183cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: Concept Air 6m SE www.conceptair.com Proof Photo taken by: Witnesses: Comments: John Mowbray Came out ..he put up a 12 m LEI with snow board …but very little wind to have fun ////did fly Leader 6m SE was unbelievably amazing in light winds … wow …
01/29/06 @ 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Snow Conditions: sloppy and wet
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 2006 Month Jan Day 29th Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, shawanaga Ice and Snow Conditions: sloppy and wet Windometer wind speed : KMPH 35-50 km Wind Direction: south easterlies Garmin Summit GPS maximum speed: KM MPH GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 183cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: ConceptAir 4M www.conceptair.com Proof Photo taken by: Witnesses: Comments: Terry managed to make some runs with the 2.5m beamer …. I managed nothing with 1.8m … I need to fix bridle on kite …not working properly .. Was a good experience to get out in slop.
02/01/06 @ 2:00pm
Icy ,icy ,icy but good edging ..
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 2006 Month Feb Day 1st Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, Ice and Snow Conditions: Icy ,icy ,icy but good edging .. Windometer wind speed : KMPH steady50km peak 65km Wind Direction: Garmin Summit GPS maximum speed: KM MPH GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 183cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: ConceptAir 4M www.conceptair.com Proof Photo taken by: Witnesses: Comments: Terry flew his 3.5m Bullet in some unreal fgast downwind tacks …..I kept the 4m leader up in neutral.. getting some good upwind tacks … wind picked me up 5-7 feet straight up in neutral …threw the kite in power zone as gust came and ended up traveling about 20 feet without touching the ground,… was a nice feeling except for the large wind …. I want to go for speed anyways and not flight … Didn’t go too fast about 50km…. no gps running …. Powerful day …
02/04/06 @ 12:00pm - 12:00am
Graham was out ...in the rain with ..Andrew got his buggy going for 2km and broke ...
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 2006 Month Feb Day 4th Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, Shawanaga channel Ice and Snow Conditions: Icy ,icy icy Windometer wind speed : KMPH low Wind Direction: south Garmin Summit GPS maximum speed: KM 53.2 MPH Odometer : 36.5km GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 183cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: ConceptAir 4M www.conceptair.com Proof Photo taken by: Witnesses: Comments: Graham Ketcheson was out with his Concept air 3m first.. and had a couple of runs before our kites got soaked and would not at all …a little more wind and we would have been OK >..Andrew got his buggy going for about 2km ...he was hooked before even moving and getting momentum ... Buggy a few mods ... what a wet day
02/05/06 @ 12:00pm - 12:00am
Posted by: Chris Hess
Well we got our snow and are ready for the wild fast runs now .... tracking and landing in the event of a crash will be a little better .... ' winter cold is here as well ... good for the big trip ..
02/09/06 @ 12:00pm - 12:00am
John was out with 12m LEI
Posted by: Chris Hess
KITE RUN LOG # Date: Year 2006 Month Feb Day 9th Location: Canada, Ontario, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, Oak Islands Ice and Snow Conditions: Great ice, need a good layer of snow and a day to sunbake it ………….. Windometer wind speed : KMPH 15-25 Wind Direction: north westerlies Garmin Summit Odometer :24.9km in 2h34min GPS maximum speed: KM 39.6 average 9.6km GPS Longitude latitude of run: NAD 83 Rider: Chris Hess Skis: 183cm Hagan Telemark skis, Boots: Koflack ice climbing boots Bindings: Silveretta 500 Wax: Iron on Kite used: ConceptAir 6m SE www.conceptair.com Proof Photo taken by: no………….. Witnesses: no………… Comments:John Mowbray was out with his snowboard and 12 m LEI …he got some runs in, John needs another 10km if wind to have a great time … he looked styley on the runs he did take …
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