Totally, brah. Its super easy! I remembered a friend saying, as I watched my wing smash into the ground a foot away from a disapproving snowboarder. Welcome to the exciting world of snowkiting. The newest action-packed winter sport entails participants using wind power to fly across snow-covered terrain. With the seemingly limitless potentional for backcountry travel, snowkiting is soaring in popularity. Heres a look at Durangos local kite zone, Lemon Reservoir.

Forrest Jones displays a textbook cross-the-tips-tail grab. Durangoan Jon Krueger establishes a little product
placement. Colorful kites and colorful people cruise around Lemon
Reservoir. Part-time Durango resident Jenny Hirschi rolls up her wing after
a day on the lake. A pair kite their way across Lemon Reservoir.

 

In this week's issue...

June 13, 2019
Haven't got time for the pain

In the words of the great Salt-N-Pepa, let’s talk about sex (baby.) There, we said it.

June 13, 2019
Scoping begins on Silverton travel plan

The plan to bring more singletrack to Silverton is rolling forward. Last week, the Bureau of Land Management announced the beginning of a 30-day public scoping period on its proposed Silverton Area Travel Management Plan.

June 10, 2019
2019 Hardrock taps out

Snow, avi debris, high flows force cancellation