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Tips for Skiing on Sand

ss20

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Faceplants aren't fun. Glades don't work.
 

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Eh, don't really recommend it, too slow. Wet grass and rocks is more fun in my experience.
That is why it needs to be steep. The skiing is like your on sandpaper unless you can get enough speed. I was able to carve turns. See the pic of me, you can see my tracks behind. Wet sand is better. It was an experience; I'm happy I did it.
 

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That is why it needs to be steep. The skiing is like your on sandpaper unless you can get enough speed. I was able to carve turns. See the pic of me, you can see my tracks behind. Wet sand is better. It was an experience; I'm happy I did it.

I tried sand pits as a teenager, on dry sand, was not able to get any sort of viable glide. Tried various things on the base of the skis.

However, I've being using this teflon lube on various things for the part year or so, I bet it would work pretty good for skis on sand:

http://www.lowes.com/pd_213197-39963-D00110101_0__?productId=1059839
 

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Skiing on sand? You must be desperate for a fix!


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There is actually a place in Germany that has ski lift(s) installed on a sand mound left over from mining. Its called Monte Kaolino and has about 400 vertical feet of skiing.
 

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dlague

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I found cord!

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There are videos of people skiing these dunes at Wellfleet on the Cape. Look it up on YouTube.

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