Mini Kite Guide: Hood River, Oregon

February, 2013   //   by Chase Hasch   

Hood River, Oregon Kiteboarding Quick Facts:

Wind: Year Round, Best in Summer July, August September

Water: Drysuit in the Winter, Boardshorts in the Summer

Spot: You need to have transportation. It might be dead calm in Hood River while it is blowing 30knots a few miles to the east. Ask local shops where to go each day. Plus the Oregon Coast is only 3 hours away.

Vibe: Super friendly and happy little town. Bring the family.

Tips: Bring all your toys. Mount Hood has Summer Skiing and you’ll find Rafting, Mountain Biking and any other imaginable Outdoor Sport.

Food: Lots of choices in town. Make sure to check out Big Horse Brew Pub

Local Cabrinha Kite Shop: Big Winds http://www.bigwinds.com/


Photo Credit: GeorgeoftheGorge

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