Destination

The Gorge

United States, North America

It gets Very Strong winds Either direction From $50/day
Updated:30 June 2020 Verified by Big Air Kite

Kitesurf Season

J F M A M J J A S O N D

Destination Summary

The Gorge

Regularly wind!

Kite Info

Kite shop

Has a Kite Shop

Kite spots

Event site; The Mariner; The Hatch; Rufus; Lyle; Roosevelt; Arlington

Best months

january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november, december

Dominant boosting direction

Either direction

Wind Strength, Consistency, Wind Quality, Density

It gets Very Strong (Up to 40 knots) It's windy Every week Gusty and holey Cold wind

Water temp

Cold (You need a wetsuit)

Water conditions

Flat, Choppy

Local riders

Eric Rienstra

Crowd factor

Some waters users around

Woo Record

28.7 by Philipp Schonger

Travel and life info

How easy is it to get there?

Easy to visit (< 2 hours from airport)

How do you get there?

Fly to Portland; Oregon; and drive to Hood River. It takes about 1 hour.

Daily cost

Expensive ($50-120 /day)

Party Destination

Not a party destination

Do you need a car?

No

Family friendly?

Yes

Other fun and activities

World-class mountain biking. Awesome restaurants and breweries in HR! Local bars and live music can be quite a vibe! There's a pool table at the river city saloon.

How easy is it to find cuddle company?

Heaven

Internet Connectivity

Good (video calls and streaming)

Development

High development (many accommodations; hotels; health services and shops)

Thanks to Michael Mac Donald for submiting the destination

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