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Kiting Activities (School Year 2020-21)
SNOW KITE PROGRAM SUMMARY
Start with an introductory level session. If you missed the on-campus intro sessions, choose the Kite Intro & One Lake Outing option to receive the intro content out on the lake followed by free riding. The Snow Kite Pass offers you unlimited access to all snow kiting sessions for the season.
SNOW KITING PASS & ISLAND LAKE SESSIONS - 205099
Chase the wind with us. We have dedicated four weekends to snow kiting as place holders on our schedule and will send email notices for additional lake outings on windy days. Cost: $65 UMD Student Member/$135 Others. Registration: Opens Tuesday, January 19th at 9:00am. Twelve passes will be offered.
KITE INTRODUCTION SESSIONS - Spring Semester 205100
Learn to be a safe and efficient kite pilot with Professional Air Sport Association (PASA) Trained Snow Kite Instructor Randy Carlson and staff. We will introduce equipment design, safety concepts, harness use, kite launching, how to fly precision patterns, de-powering the kite for landing and proper storage. When you put it all together, you will be able to use the kite to pull yourself on short reaches across the softball field. Registration is limited to 4 people per session.
KITE INTRO & ONE LAKE OUTING - 108005
Add one small group lake outing to your Intro Session. If you missed the on- campus intro sessions choose this option to receive the intro content out on the lake followed by free riding with snowmobile support. The lake outings occur from 11am-5pm on Island Lake. Details are provided in a group email at least one day before the lake session.