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by NilsF
Sun Jun 12, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: HQ montana 9 for beginners?
Replies: 36
Views: 5156

Re: HQ montana 9 for beginners?

In regards to the wind range on the Peak. The posted ranges on the FS site are conservative. Here's an older review but nothing in terms of performance has changed yet. http://www.hardwaterkiter.com/kite-and-gear-reviews/flysurfer-peak2-first-impressions Yeah, you're right - the discussion took a t...
by NilsF
Thu Jun 09, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: HQ montana 9 for beginners?
Replies: 36
Views: 5156

Re: HQ montana 9 for beginners?

Mountain wind reports and forecasts are good baseline reference but in my riding areas they are rarely reliable. Knowing the terrain and how it affects the wind in a given direction is a lot more useful but takes a long time to learn. The Apex is a very versatile kite. Apart from the reduced lift i...
by NilsF
Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:06 am
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: HQ montana 9 for beginners?
Replies: 36
Views: 5156

Re: HQ montana 9 for beginners?

I've had about 6 weekends this season, and the weather has been everything from full storm to sunny and no wind. It's at Hardangervidda (if anybody knows where that is) about 1200-1300 meters above sea level, huge mountain plaetou - so the weather can always change rapidly. I've tried to monitor for...
by NilsF
Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: HQ montana 9 for beginners?
Replies: 36
Views: 5156

Re: HQ montana 9 for beginners?

Thanks for good replies all :) For my use, it will be purely snow and first of all playing around on frozen waters, climbing hills, touring around on mountain plateau. I've tried jumping around with my 12m kahoona v6 and gotten off the ground with maybe half a meter under controlled circumstances - ...
by NilsF
Fri Jun 03, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: HQ montana 9 for beginners?
Replies: 36
Views: 5156

HQ montana 9 for beginners?

Hey all, just joined the forum as I am new to the sport ") I bought myself a used kite (2014 kahoona v6+ 12m) to get started after completing a course, I can't say that was an immediate success :o I may have unlucky with my kite weekends, as the wind has mostly been on 4-5 m/s which is to little to ...

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