The wind is calling and I must go

Jump into a new sport with a kiteboarding lesson on Lake Michigan from one of our excellent instructors.  MISH is the only PASA & IKO certified kiteboarding school in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. 

First time students start with a 2 hour lesson, which will cover all of the fundamentals.  

Lessons start at $60 per hour.

Bring a friend and save big!  
Bring a friend for only $40/hr per person!

Beginner lessons will start with the basic fundamentals.

  • Kiting safety
  • Wind theory
  • Kite rigging and maintenance
  • Line management
  • Kite maintenance
  • Kite control and flying techniques
  • Equipment introduction 

After the ground session we will head to the lake. The water session will cover:

  • Assisted Launching and landing
  • Body dragging
  • Water starting
  • Basic riding skills
  • Self-rescue

Great Lake, Great Wind

Located on the Northern Shores of Lake Michigan, Escanaba and Gladstone are situated on Little Bay de Noc. Although the water is part of Lake Michigan, which can get quite rough, the geography of the lakeshore provide an area that is very protected from the swell and waves. This protected, relatively calm water combined with the shallow shoreline create a kiteboarding paradise. The same shoreline that protects the Bay from waves also acts as a funnel as the Warm South winds travel across the lake, providing consistent wind throughout the year. The unique shape of the shoreline also allows for kiteboarding on almost any wind direction within a 10 minute drive.

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