Release System Design January 18 2008
Much of our efforts in developing a safe back country traction kite design have centered around a quick and reliable venting system. The UpSki vent system and vent line retraction and brake systems have worked extremely well but we are looking for a light weight, low bulk version to work with the new super lightweight back country design. In the past couple of years Kite Boarding and Skiing have begun to use emergency release systems. Here is a review of some them as they might be used with UpSki Equipment.