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Postby xspataro » Wed Jun 13, 2007 4:48 am

or, you can always go to wonderland

you just have to wish for it very hard

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try capetown

Postby KOOK » Thu Jun 14, 2007 12:53 am

try cape town south africa
from dec to march great winds mny beaches near by
great climbing on table mountain take the cable car to the top then you walk round the back and you have a few good climbs on the exposed granite try and ask the locals for routes and try the route "jacobs ladder"
will be great for for your girl friend, great rock and great exposure, ask the local mountin climbing club for more routes as well

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Postby Darktanyan » Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:13 pm

Sydney, Australia

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Postby simonm » Fri Jun 15, 2007 12:29 am

You have to go 1.5 hours out of Sydney to get to the Blue Mountains to find any decent climbing. There are also many many better kiting destinations on the East Coast that Sydney as well.

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Postby Hong Kong Phooey » Fri Jun 15, 2007 7:30 am

Be aware to climb on most of Table Mountain's routes, you will need your trad gear which with kite gear, could get expensive in excess baggage. There are plenty of bolted routes at Montagu and Paarl, and the Cederberg is awesome.

My choice would be Vancouver in the northern hemishere summer; SAfrica in the NH winter. The rash of incidents with breaking bolts on SE Asian crags has put me off that region a bit (though in popular areas I think this has been sorted). It also lacks the crystal clear blue skies and seas of SA, wide open spaces and the braai culture.

I look forward to going to Oz someday too though.

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Try Tarifa..

Postby rsillsley » Fri Jun 15, 2007 4:38 pm

Kiting and climbing...

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Postby Hong Kong Phooey » Fri Jun 15, 2007 5:26 pm

surely you dont need me to spell out the kitesurfing options in SA, do you?

Ok -you do... just for starters in SA; Waves at Blouberg; flat at Langebaan

Vancouver kitesurfing... -> Squamish

Happy now?

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Thank you very much

Postby Lacsap » Fri Jun 15, 2007 11:06 pm

We want to thank you for the great propositions.
Now it´s up to us to make the difficult decision where to spend our holiday :wink:
My girlfriend would like to go to Thailand or to Vietnam.
I think it´s the best place to do both types of sport and for her to learn kitesurfing.
Does anybody know which kite size for this destination i need (75kg)?

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Postby jumpjet » Sat Jun 16, 2007 6:32 am

Definitely a rather big kite for your weight,min 12-14 as winds are in the 15-20 kts range..in Thailand, if you decide for Vietnam you also need to bring a smaller kite as wind can get to 30 kts ...

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Postby Carlos_C » Sat Jun 16, 2007 10:29 am

Tarifa has a nice crag about 5 km from the beach - hard quartzite mainly bolted


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