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Entry Level Snow Kites

Entry Level Snow-kiting

Snowkiting is a Blast and Easy to Learn

3 Line Trainer / Beginner kites

scout-snowkiting-lake.jpgOne of our best selling trainer kites and simple to use beginner kites for snowkiting is the HQ Scout 3m, 4m, and 5m.   This kite is a 3-Line kite that comes ready to fly and does not require a harness.  This  kite is one of the least expensive and simplest kites to enter the sport of snowkiting. The Scout is extremely durable and packs a lot of power per square meter.  

Many of our customers who buy this kite continue to use it even after they purchase a full size sheetable kite.

With the Scout you can begin to learn how to snow-kite for under $500.00.  It is great kite for getting started without having to spend a lot of money.

The Scout is easy to fly, super easy to set up, comes ready to fly, and the kite can be flown with a harness or without a harness.

4 Line Sheetable Foil Kites

apex-snow-kiting-action.jpgThe next 3 kites we would recommend are the HQ Apex, Flysurfer Peak, and the Ozone Frenzy.  These kites are user friendly and they have great depower, and are very stable kites for people who are new to the sport.  These kites typically have more low end power and are more forgiving than performance oriented snow kites.  Most people who are looking for a great kite to go cruise through the snow and catch some air from time to time will never out grow these Do-All kites.  They are a great investment for your quiver.

On a firm snow or hard packed snow surface, a 3m to 4m kite is a great size for lighter kiters and 5m to 8m kites are good sizes for heavier riders that are new to the sport.  

These kites will range $700.00 up for the kite and control bar and an additional $170 to $250 for a good harness. Total investment being $850.00 and up.

With larger size kites, a sheetable 4 line kite is much safer, offers better depower, and often has a much wider wind range.

4 Line Sheetable Inflatable Kite (LEI)

best-roca-snow-kitng.jpgInflatable kites are also excellent snow-kites.  The Ozone Uno, Best Roca, or HQ Ignition are all great kites for those who are new to the sport. These kites also have great low-end power and are more forgiving  than performance kites.  For those looking to learn both kiteboarding and snow-kiting an inflatable kite can be a great choice.  

With Inflatable kites the same kite can be used for both sports; this allows you to build a quiver that will maximize your wind range for both kiteboarding and snowkiting.

Inflateble kites will range from $900 on up for the kite.  The control bar is often sold separate $350 on up.  Then there is the harness ranging from $170 to $250 (for either a seat harness or waist harness).  Total investment $1,350 and up.

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