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luke11
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Surfing on a lake in Oregon

Postby luke11 » Thu May 02, 2013 2:48 pm

These are some photos from a few days ago while kite surfing in the Columbia River Gorge. This section of the river has dams on each end and is technically Lake Celilo, which is 45 miles east of Hood River. The lake is 25 miles long by 1 mile wide. This section of The Gorge gets very good wind and has great waves for riding. Enjoy.
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nice swells and green hills
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classic eastern Gorge
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feeling for a barrel
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bnthere
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Hood River and the Columbia River Gorge USA
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Re: Surfing on a lake in Oregon

Postby bnthere » Thu May 02, 2013 2:59 pm

haha, lake celilo .... thats a nicely "wall"ed up swell for a lake/river. way to get after it.

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Re: Surfing on a lake in Oregon

Postby Peter_Frank » Fri May 03, 2013 7:19 pm

Great shots :thumb:

:D Peter

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Re: Surfing on a lake in Oregon

Postby milous master » Fri May 03, 2013 9:37 pm

Wow great photos, some waves for a lake.

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Re: Surfing on a lake in Oregon

Postby saildawg » Sat May 04, 2013 5:19 pm

Where'd you launch? Going by there in a few days.


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