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Kiteboarding Smith Mountain Lake in VA

Postby fastrider » Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:54 pm

has anyone tried to kite smith mountain lake in VA and if so is there a good area to launch from?

Im in Roanoke Area im tring to find a good place to launch

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Re: Kiteboarding Smith Mountain Lake in VA

Postby CosmoDog » Tue Jan 14, 2014 1:22 am

I learned to windsurf there back in the early '80's - and I remember the gusty wind.
Went back a couple of years ago and looked for some kiting spots.
It looked like either drift launch off a boat or off the State park beach on a south wind or maybe at the end of Smith Mt Lake Parkway on a E, W, or S wind.

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