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Author Topic: Long Beach, Cali February trip  (Read 1201 times)
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« on: January 28, 2019, 04:54 AM »

Headed to Long Beach next week for a week long conference. Have to bring a kite (of course)...
I will be walking distance to the convention center -home away from home I guess, and I see Alamitos Beach right there too. Is it okay to fly there?
On g-maps I also see Shoreline Aquatic Park that might work too.
Was thinking about a single line at the least, mebbe if I am up for it a sport kite too.
Going to be on foot, so no long distance options.
Thoughts?
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2019, 07:57 AM »

Boy that's a tough area.  It's very congested around there.  I don't think Shoreline is a very good option.  It's pretty small and quite a ways from the convention center.  Of the two sites you mention I would think Alamitos is the most viable.  Still quite a hike.  I wouldn't even be able to walk across the parking lot Sad  Getting across E Shoreline Drive can be tricky.  As I recall there is a controlled crosswalk there at the entrance to the Shoreline Marina.  I think you can see it on the Google map.  Good luck.
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2019, 09:46 AM »


Well the Morpho did fly at that shoreline lighthouse....and that wind was terrible, but still got up and flying....

Then the iFlite came out too:


Would have been neat to go down a little south to Huntington, but no luck with the schedule.....ah well....fun trip, neat place
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