Summit V4 Ultralight

Pushing the Boundaries

  • Highest quality light weight materials
  • For dedicated and experienced snowkiters
  • High aspect and high performance profile
  • Tight powerful turns for mountain climbing
  • Revolutionary Internal Re-Ride Release System
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Produkt-Info

The Summit V4 is also available in an UltraLight version. This is the same design produced with high quality light weight materials and with out the blow-out valves to reduce weight and packing volume to a minimum - ideal for travelling and expeditions. The UltraLight version is 25% lighter and packs down to around half the size!

The UltraLight offers true performance increases and enhanced flying characteristics. It inflates quicker, launches in lighter winds, flies faster, stays in the air longer in gusty conditions, and is more reactive even in the lightest breeze.

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It is the kite of choice for those who want to explore - it might be mountains you have to skin up before kiting the ridges, or a vast wilderness you are attempting to cross, so you want as little weight as possible for those days you have to walk.

The technical backpack is the same design as the standard version using lighter materials. To reduce weight and packing volume even further we have use unsheathed spliced and stitched Edelrid bridle line - this line is not just lighter and thinner, it also reduces parasitic drag resulting in faster flying and tighter turns.

The kite must be carefully looked after, it needs an experienced rider who knows how to keep the kite up in the air and how to handle it gently on the ground. The UltraLight kites will be produced on request only, please contact your local dealer/distributor and order early to plan for production and delivery time.

 

Revolutionary Internal Re-Ride Release System

The Internal Re-Ride Release System is the result of two years research and development by our design team and pro riders, with the aim to create the safest system on the market. The goal was to have a release system that once activated the kite can easily be re-launched without having to untangle or clear any lines. Our unique Re-Ride Release System stalls the kite with an internal line – the kite de-powers instantly without tangling and will sit on the ground ready to re-launch when you're ready again.

Another big advantage of our Internal Re-Ride Release System is the land and secure option. We have added the Secure Loop in the line approx 2m away from the rider. To land the kite simply pull the 5th line through the chicken loop until you reach the Secure Loop. The kite will stall and fall to the ground without any pull. Use the Secure Loop in the 5th line to keep the kite on the ground - it can either be hooked onto a carabineer on your harness or over the bar horn. This makes landing and packing your kite safe and easy even in high winds.

We thoroughly enjoyed developing and testing the Internal Re-Ride Release System. It has made mountain climbing and packing on top so much more enjoyable, safe, easy and quick for the user. 

Note: 

  • The Internal Re-Ride Release System cannot be upgraded to older kites as it includes lines that are running inside your kite. 
  • For reverse launch and light wind landing we have kept the Brake Stall Handle between the back leader lines.

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Eigenschaften

  • Konstruiert mit OzCAD
    Konstruiert mit OzCAD Designed with OZ-CAD

    Die Zukunft beginnt JETZT – alle Ozone Kites warden sowohl entwickelt als auch konstruiert in unserer hoch fortschrittlichen und eigens auf unsere Bedürfnisse angepassten CAD Software. Unserer Konstrukteure sind somit in der Lage mit Parametern zu arbeiten, deren Berechnung gesondert hinterlegt ist, um so die jeweiligen Streckungen für Tubekites und Foilkites zu berechnen. Ein Teil unseres Konstruktionsteams arbeitet mit Hingabe an weiteren Verbesserungen unseres CAD Systems und der Addition neuer Module und Möglichkeiten während die Entwicklung unserer Kites weiterläuft.

  • Überragende Fertigung in der Ozone Fabrik
    Überragende Fertigung in der Ozone Fabrik Exceptional Ozone Factory construction

    Bauweise auf höchstem Niveau in unserer Hauseigenen Fabrik unter Verwendung hochqualitativster Materialien. Jeder Fertigungsschritt durchläuft penible Qualitätskontrollen. In der Ozone Fabrik werden ebenfalls die Serien unserer Gleitschirme und Speedflyer hergestellt; bei allen Produktpaletten kommen die gleichen Qualitätskontrollen zum Einsatz.

  • Internal Re-Ride Release System
    Internal Re-Ride Release System Internal Re-Ride Release System

    The Internal Re-Ride Release System is the result of two years research and development by our design team and pro riders, with the aim to create the safest system on the market. Our unique Re-Ride Release System stalls the kite with an internal line – the kite de-powers instantly without tangling and will sit on the ground ready to re-launch when you're ready again.

  • High Performance Ultra Light Materials
    High Performance Ultra Light Materials High Performance Ultra Light Materials [snowkites]

    High quality Ultra Light material reduces weight and packing volume to a minimum. The weight saving also drastically improves flying characteristics - the kite will launch in lighter winds, turn quicker and stay in the air longer in gusty conditions. As it is about 25% lighter than our standard kites it is also less resistant to harsh abuse. It needs an experienced pilot who knows how to keep the kite up in the air and how to handle it gently on the ground.

  • Double pulley Speed System
    Double pulley Speed System Double pulley Speed System

    Using high spec low friction Ronstan Orbit pulleys to reduce wear and rider fatigue while improve feeling and performance of the kite.

  • L.E Opening Battens
    L.E Opening Battens L.E Opening Battens

    Flexible lightweight plastic battens are precisely positioned at each Leading Edge cell opening. The battens enhance structure of the openings, this means quicker and easier inflation.

  • Internal Diagonals and Straps
    Internal Diagonals and Straps Internal Diagonals and Straps [Summit v4]

    Internal span-wise straps work in unison with optimized diagonal ribs, distributing load from the bridles evenly and effectively. This increases the internal structural balance that helps control the kites top and bottom surfaces to maintain the designed shape and profile without being distorted from indirect tension or loads.

  • Low drag bridle lines
    Low drag bridle lines Low drag bridle lines

    To reduce weight and packing volume even further on the Ultra Light version kites, we use unsheathed spliced and stitched Edelrid line. This line is not only lighter and thinner, it also reduces parasitic drag resulting in faster flying and tighter turns.

  • Dirt-out wing tips
    Dirt-out wing tips Dirt-out wing tips

    The Velcro sealed cells at the tips can be opened for cleaning the kite. Always clean your kite by emptying any snow or debris as this will prolong the life of the kite and help it fly as designed.

  • Idiotensichere Leinenverbinder
    Idiotensichere Leinenverbinder Fool proof line connectors [water]

    Idiotensichere, nummerierte Verbindungspunkte der Leinen verhindern inkorrektes Anknüpfen der Flugleinen an den Kite.

  • Vergleichbares Kitefeeling über die gesamte Range hinweg
    Vergleichbares Kitefeeling über die gesamte Range hinweg Comparable feeling throughout the size range [closed cell foils]

    Während unserer Forschungs- und Entwicklungsphase arbeiten wir ausgiebig an jedem einzelnen Kite, um eine Größenrange zu entwickeln, die sowohl in Sachen Performance, Flugcharakteristiken und Feedback des Kites eine Einheit bildet.

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