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granbury tx

ToddFToddF Posts: 595 Solid Baller
Granbury is a place we have been thinking about moving to.
other than the three ski lakes are there courses on the lake itself?
thanks
for any insight

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  • bigtex2011bigtex2011 Posts: 557 Crazy Baller
    no. there have been lots of improvements to those lakes recently.

    there are lots of tourney around dfw in the summer months.

    hope that helps

    chris
  • ToddFToddF Posts: 595 Solid Baller
    @bigtex2011 does the wind affect the lakes much? I know it is pretty open.
  • bigtex2011bigtex2011 Posts: 557 Crazy Baller
    The 3 lakes run pretty much north and south. South winds are the prevailing winds in dfw. You will definitely have to learn to ski in the wind here. July and August are relatively calm. It's not so bad once you get used to it. Lot's of great skiers in the area.

    you'll have fun.

    chris

  • jayskijayski Posts: 997 Mega Baller
    @ToddF and if it's too windy for ya you can come on over to Cottonwood and take sets there, where we RARELY have wind effect on the lake, could pick up @bigtex2011 on the way and have an 'eventful' day over here!!
    The_MS
  • dislanddisland Posts: 1,463 Mega Baller
    Lots of really good skiers here in North Texas
    Dave Island- Princeton Lakes
  • ski6jonesski6jones Posts: 1,112 Mega Baller
    @jayski that post should come with a disclaimer.
    Carl Addington, Lakes of Katy, Texas
    bigtex2011jayskiThe_MS
  • sbinksbink Posts: 58 Baller
    I am a lot owner at LATC.Bigtex described the lake direction and wind opportunities.
    There is no sun glare am/pm.
    Lake Granbury is a river lake so there are good places to open water ski.
    There was a ski club/course in the late70’s but the lake current during the rainy
    Season washed the course away(a few times).
    The town and area seems more laid back than DFW which is a definite plus.
    bigtex2011
  • bigtex2011bigtex2011 Posts: 557 Crazy Baller
    @jayski @ski6jones haha. #outtatownchris
    ski6jonesThe_MS
  • jayskijayski Posts: 997 Mega Baller
    @ski6jones a disclaimer or a waiver to sign?
    ski6jones
  • unksskisunksskis Posts: 552 Crazy Baller
    edited November 2020
    Those lakes need a jump facing South, or a jump in general would be nice. The only course on public water in the DFW area is at Marine Creek with the MetroPlex Ski Club. I've heard sometimes there is one on the river, but can't confirm. There are a couple other ski communities in the DFW area as well.
    jimbrake
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